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Driver CPC (new requirement from 2008)


Product Description

The Driver CPC scheme was launched in September 2008 for PSV Drivers and then September 2009 for Drivers of vehicles 3.5 tonne or above.
The Driver CPC is for LGV and PCV drivers who drive professionally.
It has been 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.

Product Specification

There are two parts to the legislation: Initial qualification
This must be obtained by all new LGV & PCV drivers along with their vocational licence to enable them to use their licence professionally.
Periodic Training 35 hours of training every 5 years must be attended by all professional drivers.
The course consists of 5 Modules split into 2 sections per module, this training can be split into separate courses such as one day a year for example, or as a one block of 35 Hours in a week.

Module 1 Drivers hours and analogue / digital tachograph
Module 2 Vehicle and load handling systems, safe vehicle loading
Module 3 Principles and techniques of safe, defensive and economic driving
Module 4 Health and Safety in transport, personal well being, transport health and safety
Module 5 Company procedures and customer care, secure transport operations

Product Features

These modules can be mixed and matched to create the specific requirements for your company, for example you could pair one unit from Module 1 with one unit from Module 5 to create your desired requirement.
There are a possible 45 combinations for you to choose from to enable you meet your criteria so as to increase your company image and productivity.
The course content is varied and relevant to everyday driving tasks however it can be considered and directed to cover individual business requirements, providing it is linked to the core syllabus contained in the European Directive.
For Example, some drivers may need to cover topics on handling potentially dangerous products whereas others may not.


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