The Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) training is a qualification that every Lorry, Coach and Bus driver must hold. This essential qualification offers standardization within the Logistics industry. It also reaffirms confidence that all drivers have a skill set that is continuously improving, due to the fact that the qualification needs to be renewed every 5 years.
Once you have completed a CPC qualification you will receive a card, this always needs to be kept on you, failure to present a valid CPC card can lead to on-the-spot fines.
New drivers will need to complete four modules including theory and practical tests to obtain a CPC qualification
Renewing your CPC qualification will involve, 35 Hours of classroom-based training, delivered over 5 modules. The modules cover,
There is no pass or fail, due to the fact there are no exams. Not sure of the modules you have complete? you can check here: https://www.gov.uk/check-your-driver-cpc-periodic-training-hours
Research has shown that this mandatory qualification has made drivers better, drivers become more conscious of repercussions and understanding dangerous situations.
Not every professional driver will need a CPC card, there are some instances where the driver can be except;
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