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CPC DRIVER TRAINING – Nottingham & The Midlands
June 21, 2017
CPC DRIVER TRAINING – 1 DAY
PRS Training Services are working with approved Training providers who in turn work in colaboration with National Training Services and are able to deliver a range of JAUPT approved training courses, to enable you to complete your 35 hours of Periodic Training to comply with Driver CPC regulations.
What is Driver CPC?
As well as a driving licence, professional lorry and bus & coach drivers will have to hold a Certificate of Professional Competence which is renewable every 5 years. There will be an Initial Qualification for new drivers and Periodic Training for new and existing drivers. Driver CPC came into force on 10 September 2008 for PCV drivers and 10 September 2009 for LGV drivers.
Who will the Driver CPC affect?
A Driver CPC is required for drivers of the following categories; LGV (C1, C1+E, C, C+E licence) and PCV drivers (D1, D1+E, D, D+E licence) when driving professionally throughout the UK and Europe, unless there is an exemption for their vehicle or role.
Does the Driver CPC affect foreign nationals?
Yes, Driver CPC applies across all EU Member States and therefore all professional EU drivers are required to qualify and hold a Driver CPC.
With National Training Services we have designed courses that will enable you to share your experiences with other drivers and also will allow you to clear up any misunderstandings you may have had over the years.
Currently we offer the following courses: • Drivers hours
• Health and Safety/ Preventative maintenance • Emergency First Aid at Work
• Safe and Fuel Efficient Driving (this is classroom and practical based)
• HIAB/Mechanical Handling Equipment (Refreshers)
In the near future we will be looking at adding approved courses covering a range of subject areas. As a company, we can also design bespoke courses for your company based on your identified training needs, provided that these map to the EU training directive syllabus.
Driver CPC courses are a minimum of 7 hours and can be delivered at our Academy, delivered at your premises or at a local venue.