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Driver CPC Consultation Results

Driver CPC Consultation Results

Driver CPC Consultation Results On the 11th of December 2023 the Department for Transport announced the initial findings of their driver cpc consultation which took place earlier in the year. I can’t tell you how many times I have been asked “Is Driver CPC going to be scrapped?” in the last few months and my...
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ADR Training: Who Needs It and Why?

ADR Training: Who Needs It and Why? Certain goods transported on Britain’s roads come under a higher grade of scrutiny than those carried under the banner of general haulage; because of the laws governing the carriage of dangerous (hazardous) materials, proper training is essential.Due to the consequences that may follow from the improper handling, packaging...
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Understanding Module 4: Do You Need to Sit it for Driver CPC?

New drivers entering the industry are often confused by the training and qualifications that are required in order to begin their career.   The Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) is a qualification that enables large goods vehicle (LGV) drivers to drive for hire or reward in the UK. Its purpose is to ensure that...
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A Comprehensive Guide to Driver CPC in the UK

In the United Kingdom, professional drivers are required to obtain a Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) to ensure they possess the necessary skills and knowledge to operate commercial vehicles safely and efficiently. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or considering a career in the transportation industry, understanding the Driver CPC is essential. In this blog...
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Will Brexit affect the Drivers Hours Rules and Driver CPC?

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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First-Aid Driver CPC – Get 2 qualifications in one day

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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Drivers returning to the industry don’t have to do 35 hours of driver CPC

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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Do you understand grandfather rights?

No Initial CPC? You could be driving illegally As you probably know, if you passed your HGV/PCV test before the introduction of the driver CPC training then you have grandfather or acquired rights. If not then you need to have completed your initial CPC before you can drive and this was the situation with one...
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Vosa report shows most common prosecutions

Common VOSA Prosecutions for HGV and PSV operators The VOSA effectiveness report for 2011/12 which was compiled in March 2013 showed Drivers’ Hours and Tachograph records as the most commonly prosecuted offences in that period for HGV and PSV operators with the only difference being the order in which they placed. The top 5 HGV Offences 1)...
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The Driver CPC Initial Qualification

What is the driver CPC initial qualification? If you don’t have acquired rights then you will need to get the Driver CPC Initial qualification when you sit your vocational qualification. If you are not sure if you have acquired rights check the Driver CPC Training page for details. So for those of you that don’t...
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