Driver CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence)
Duration: One day
Group Size: Maximum 20 learners
Who should attend: All professional drivers of lorries greater than 3.5 tonnes, buses, coaches and minibuses with more than 8 passenger seats unless they qualify for an exemption.
Course aims: To improve the knowledge of lorry and bus drivers by: 1 Road Safety (and thus all road users) 2 The Road freight and passenger transport industries (better staff performance, better recruitment and retention, more economical vehicle usage. 3 The environment (reduced fuel consumption and vehicle wear) Recognise and accredit the knowledge and skills required for the professional bus, coach and lorry drivers. Ensure drivers continually update their skills and knowledge. Raise the status of bus, coach and lorry drivers to promote as a career.
Course Objectives: On completion of the modules learners will:
Certification: Once the theory and practical tests of competence have been passed and / or the relevant 'periodic training' is taken, a Driver Qualification card is issued. These cards are issued for a 5 year period. A certificate per module is issued after successful completion.