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Want to know more about training? You’re in the right place.

Chartwise UK are renowned for the quality and availability of their driver and operator teaching programmes. Our expanding team of trainers delivers to the highest known standard. Here, our media men give you a look into the state of CPC and ADR training around Britain.

We cover everything from national pass-rates to government-issued changes to the courses themselves.

As an OCR-accredited exam centre, we draw from a wealth of knowledge as to how the training industry works. By using this, we execute in-depth bulletins designed to guide and inform you, as well as to answer your queries.

CPC and ADR criteria gives many people headaches, and that’s before they’ve even set foot in the classroom! It is a hassle deciding which course or module you need, hence we provide content that makes the process as clear as possible. But you needn’t scratch your head over some dense CPC manual. We bring you up to speed on how exactly to go about deciding what you need, and how to book yourself on to it.

In addition, we look at how pass-rates could improve, and review ways in which the delivery and content of the courses could be made better.

Keeping you in the Driver’s Seat

Training is the bread and butter of the road transport industry. It is also the topic of some of our most frequently-asked questions.

In this section, we cover all the bases. Our team are current with all things CPC, and as such bring you first-come-first-serve updates on teaching.

Chartwise UK boast market-leading CPC and ADR teachers, all of whom work closely with our media team. As a result, we share expertise between departments, and now we can share it with you.

As well as details on upcoming courses, we provide advice as to how best to approach the modules. Some approaches are more effective than others, and we give you everything you need in order to succeed when the time comes.

Want a full 5-day CPC course? We have you covered. Want to put your TM on a refresher? We’ll guide you through every step of the way.

Want to book? Check out our full range of courses.

Still not sure? Read on to see what we’re about.

Driver CPC Courses
Alarming figures were published in a recent study into the state of driver training in the UK.     It’s been revealed that a shocking 76% of HGV drivers have not completed 35 hours of Driver CPC in the run-up to the 2019 deadline.   The research also disclosed that nearly half (49%) of lorry...
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applying for an operator licence
A steep increase in the number of road haulage firms filing for insolvency has cast fresh doubt on the health of the logistics sector.     The second quarter of 2017 generated some worrying figures. Trade bodies, such as the FTA, have expressed concern over what the data indicates, and how it’ll be addressed.  ...
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the earned recognition pilot update is good news for hauliers involved in the scheme
DVSA’s announced a change to its pilot scheme – and it’s good news for the operators involved.     From 31st January 2018, vehicles run by firms taking part in the trial will no longer suffer routine stoppages.   Because the scheme’s kept its list of operators confidential, enforcement agents are unable to identify whether...
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diesel duty hike is on the cards, while a driver skills shortage threatens the future of the industry
In road haulage, the driver skills shortage is a matter of increasing urgency for trade bodies and businesses.     While recent efforts to address the issue have been praised by the government, a worrying gulf between the needs of the industry, and the manpower available to resolve them, remains.   Chartwise previously reported on...
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as a fors associate chartwise can offer a unique brand of services to fleet operators
The votes are cast: the results are in Brexit it is, then. Now that the decision has been made, the UK begins the tortuous task of separating from the EU. Whether this was the right or the wrong way to go is a matter of personal belief. What is known universally, however, is that Britain...
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as a fors associate chartwise can offer a unique brand of services to fleet operators
Relaxation in Drivers’ Hours Following calls from the Scottish government the Department for Transport has agreed to a temporary and limited, exceptional relaxation of the enforcement of EU drivers’ hours and working-time rules for: drivers involved in the distribution of freight and passenger services within scope of the regulation whose journeys are delayed or extended due...
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New First-Aid Driver CPC Course approved We are happy to announce that we now have a Driver CPC course perfect for both HGV and PSV drivers alike. This course counts as 7 hours towards Driver CPC as well as giving all attendees a level 2 qualification in First-Aid.   This 7 hour course covers: Vulnerable...
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The Petroleum Driver Passport (PDP) is now entering it’s second year Originally developed by The Downstream Oil Distribution Forum (DODF), a partnership of industry bodies, employers and trade unions, the PDP is an industry initiative backed by the government to ensure a consistent high standard in the training of all tanker drivers in the industry....
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DVSA change the rules on Driver CPC Yesterday we received an email from JAUPT the awarding body for Driver CPC training. The email was sent by JAUPT on behalf of the DVSA and it said: Since the acquired rights deadline has passed DVSA has received requests from members of the public, who wish to return...
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ADR Explained The European agreement concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by road was created in Geneva on the 30th of September 1957 and came into force on the 29th of January 1958. ADR comes from the official French name for the agreement which is “Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises Dangereuses...
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