Driver CPC - Periodic Training
In order to drive a lorry or bus professionally you will need a Driver CPC qualification. Once you have this you will receive a Driver’s Qualification Card (DQC). This will need to be renewed every 5 years by completing 35 hours of periodic CPC training. This is usually classroom based and will take 5 days, based on a 7 hour day. This can be arranged in a block, or spread over the 5 years. We recommend completing 1 day per year on a rolling basis.
We have a large choice of practical or classroom based topics for you to choose from. We also offer additional qualifications like ADR or First Aid At Work which count towards Driver CPC training hours.
We can deliver these courses anywhere in the UK or at any of our Shropshire JAUPT accredited training sites in Shrewsbury, Telford and Rodenhurst. We have discount options for group bookings, flexible funding options, and can deliver on weekdays and weekends. Our Driver CPC JAUPT accredited number is AC02214.
We have a large choice of course topics, or we can build bespoke training to suit your company’s needs. We can cover:
1. Bridge Strikes
2. Loading and Unloading
3. Emergency First Aid at Work - Part 1
4. Digital Tachograph Drivers Hours
5. Working Time Directive
6. Vulnerable Road Users
7. Transport and Site Health and Safety
8. Dealing with on-road occurrences
9. Traffic Law
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CS - Customer Service and Manual Handling
BS - Bridge Strikes and Loading and Unloading
ORO - Dealing with On Road Occurrences and Traffic Law
DH - Drivers Hours and Digital Tachograph and Working Time Directive
EFAW - Emergency First Aid at Work
VRU - Vulnerable Road Users and Transport Health and Safety
ADR - Carrying Hazardous Goods. Up to 21 Hours Driver CPC
September - 5th DH
9th DEADLINE DH
October - 4th EFAW
November - 1st ORO
December - 2nd ADR with CPC
3rd ADR with CPC
4th ADR with CPC
5th ADR Exams
6th ADR Tanks Exams
- You must already hold a Driver CPC DQC card
- You need a valid UK driving licence
- You must attend seven hours of training per day
- You can check your CPC record and how many hours you still need to do online
Who should train? Why should I train?
All professional coach or lorry drivers require a valid Driver CPC (DQC) a qualification which should be renewed with additional periodic training every five years.
The demand of Large Goods vehicle (LGV) drivers, also known as Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV), is increasing. LGV/HGV drivers transport and deliver materials and goods all over the UK every single day and are critical to many businesses and communities.
If you're looking for a new challenge and would like to help fill the UK's driver shortage, than a career on the road could be for you! Professional driving can offer a great salary, flexible hours, and long-term career prospects.
Contact Dulson Training’s experienced team to discuss career prospects and our wide range of training options.