Driver CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence) was introduced in 2014 across the European Union to raise standards and improve safety.
All professional bus and coach drivers and drivers of Lorries of 3.5 ton’s and upwards, license categories C, C1, C+E, C1+E must hold a Driver CPC if they want to drive for a living.
Affected drivers will need to complete a minimum of 35 hours of approved training within every 5-year cycle starting on September 10th 2008 for bus and coach drivers and September 10th 2009 for lorry drivers.
The minimum length of a periodic training course is 7 hours (1 day’s course) .
Periodic training should be designed to complement a driver’s work and be relevant to their everyday job. Those who hold license’s in category C, C1, CE, C1E on the date of introduction be granted acquired rights (Grandfather Rights) up until 9th September 2014.
Upon completion of all 5 Modules no further tests or examinations will be required and you will have accumulated a total of 35 hours training for that period
*Failure to complete the training before these dates would mean that you would be driving illegally with a likely fine to be up to £1,000.00
At Ace Trainers we offer the following course’s
- DRIVER ESSENTIALS 2017 – (CRS10222/1885)
- DRIVER COMPLIANCE – (CRS12252/1885)
- DRIVER WELFARE CUSTOMER CARE AND SECURITY – (CRS10219/1885)
- HEALTH & SAFAETY & SAFE LOADING – (CRS12252/1885)
- TRAFFIC LAW, INCIDENTS & VULNERABLE ROAD USERS – (CRS12253/1885)