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The Driver CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence) has been introduced to maintain high driving standards and improve road safety. All professional lorry, bus and coach drivers must hold a Driver CPC if they want to drive for a living. There are a few exemptions but generally, if you want to drive for "hire or reward" then you will need to have your Driver CPC

If you are a new driver who:

you will need to pass all 4 modules below to be able to drive commercially. All drivers that already hold a category C1, C1E, C or CE licence passed or acquired before those dates will have this qualification under "Acquired Rights", however they will still need to have kept this entitlement up to date with Driver CPC Periodic Training.

To become an LGV driver and initially gain the Driver CPC a new driver must pass the following 4 modules:

The following publication is a superb study aid for the module 2 Case Studies theory test "The Official Guide to driving Goods Vehicles" (ISBN9780115530825) and is available online or at good bookshops for £17.99

Or..... You can use an online study option that allows you to log in whenever you have a few moments from any device to study for the Driver CPC Case Studies test. The cost of this option is £18.00 and I will send you your log in details.

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You can book your module 2 Driver CPC case studies theory test at: www.gov.uk/book-theory-test

The module 4 CPC test does not involve driving an LGV, hence, it can feasibly be taken before the practical driving test as long as the Case studies Theory test (module 2) has been passed. However, we recommend that the practical CPC training and driving courses are taken together as the contents of each course compliment the others.

During the 30 minute Driver CPC module 4 practical test you will be expected to explain and demonstrate how you would deal with certain situations regarding:

After you have passed both Driver CPC tests, you will be sent a Drivers Qualification Card (DQC). There is no charge for the card at the point of issue and you must carry your card with you at all times when driving commercially.

There are exemptions from the driver CPC qualification for drivers of vehicles:

Driver CPC Periodic Training

We are now accredited to deliver Driver CPC Periodic Training. If you already have your Driver CPC entitlement, you can have two of your practical driver training days uploaded as Driver CPC Periodic Training. These will count as fourteen of the thirty five hours that need to be had before the end of your next five year Driver CPC period. This option will save you time and probably money over the next five years.

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