Driver CPC Training
What is Driver CPC?
Under new EU rules, all LGV & PCV Drivers will need to hold a valid Driver Qualification Card (DQC) obtained by completing a CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence) course in addition to their Driving Licence.
New Drivers will need to take a test to receive their initial CPC and it needs to be renewed every 5 years by attending compulsory 35 hours training course.
Holders of Vocational Licences who passed Bus/Coach licence before 10th September 2008, or Lorry Drivers before 10th September 2009 have been given 5 years to gain their CPC and will need to complete their 35 Hours Training by the deadline and renew their Driver Qualification Card (DQC).
There are two ways to obtain a DQC
All new LGV or PCV Drivers must take and pass their Driver CPC Initial Test in order to utilise their licence for hire or reward.
The test consists of two parts, The Case Study & Practical Demonstration Test.
The Case Study Test is taken at a DSA Theory Test Centre and consists of multiple choice questions following a case study.
The Demonstration Test is conducted by a DSA examiner and consists of a series of questions he will ask in relation to the vehicle, its load, safety etc
On successful completion of this module you will be issued with a Driver Qualification Card as proof of your qualification.
All drivers will need to complete 35 hours periodic training every 5 years to renew their Driver CPC Qualification.
All drivers will need to have their Driver Qualification Card if they are driving Busses/Coaches and Lorries as part of their job.
PCV Drivers must have completed their 35 hours periodic CPC Training by 10th September 2013 which then is valid for 5 years.
HGV Drivers must have completed their 35 hours periodic CPC Training by 10th September 2014 which then is valid for 5 years.
Where are we based?
Our head office is situated in North London.
236 Fore Street
However, we cater for various different private & government organisations up and down the country!
Mon - Sat: 8.30am - 5.30pm