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What is the Driver CPC? The Driver CPC is a scheme for LGV (and PCV drivers) who drive professionally throughout the UK. It has being developed as a requirement of the EU Directive 2003/59, which is designed to improve the knowledge and skills of professional LGV and PCV drivers throughout their working life. Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) training is continuing professional development which carries on throughout the drivers’ career.
Drivers will have to complete a minimum of 35 hours of approved training every 5 years. How will the Driver CPC affect me? New drivers passing their LGV or PCV Tests after 10th September 2009 must complete their first cycle of periodic training within 5 years of the date they acquired their Driver CPC.
Existing professional bus, coach and lorry drivers who passed their tests prior to 10th September 2009 are deemed to hold Driver CPC by acquired rights. However, all drivers who come into this category must complete their periodic training within 5 years of the introduction of Driver CPC as follows:
|Licence Category||Date that Driver CPC Qualification Commenced||Date for Driver CPC Completion|
|D1 or D||10th September 2008||10th September 2013|
|C1, C1+E. C or C+E||10th September 2009||10th September 2014|
As a training company we have many years experience in the logistics industry. All DLT Instructors are not only industry experienced but also DSA Registered Driving Instructors and qualified RTITB Instructors which ensures quality training delivery. DLT Training will be carrying out the Driver CPC qualification as part of the RTITB Master Driver Consortium. The RTITB Scheme is broken down into five 7 hour modules covering the JAUPT Syllabus: 1. Drivers’ Hours and Tachographs 2. Safe Vehicle Operations and Loading 3. Safe and Economic Driving 4. Health & Safety in Transport 5. Safe, Efficient and Secure Transport Operations Courses can either be taken as a 35 hour course in one ‘block’ or a 7-hour course, and as our courses are run on a monthly basis you can attend courses to suit you. Training can be conducted at our premises in Bridgend or suitable customer premises*
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* Venues other than DLT Training Ltd will need to be inspected by a member of DLT Training prior to training being booked to ensure that they are suitable for training. Venues need to be notified to RTITB and JAUPT for monitoring purposes.