Can I do CPC periodic training online?
Can I complete my Driver CPC training online? Yes. Since social distancing measures were introduced to help combat Coronavirus, the Government has permitted Driver CPC training to be delivered in a ‘virtual classroom’ via webinar or video conference platforms.
What does CPC periodic training involve?
Periodic CPC Training Consists of 35 Hours classroom retraining every 5 years (7 hours per year). If you fail to complete your 35 hours at the end of the 5 year period, your licence will become INVALID until the hours are completed.
What are the 5 modules for CPC?
Drivers CPC Modules
- Driver CPC Modular Course.
- A – EU Driver Hours and Road Transport Working Time Directive Regulations.
- B – Correct Use of Tachographs, Improper Use and Fixed Penalties.
- C – LGV Driver Safety Awareness Update.
- D – Driver Legislation Update.
- E – Vulnerable Road Users & Driver Tiredness.
Does grandfather rights still exist?
If you’re a large goods vehicle driver and you gained your licence prior to 10th September 2009, then you have Grandfather/acquired rights. This means you don’t have to do the full Driver CPC, but you are still fully qualified.
Is B E test being scrapped?
The B+E test, introduced in 1997, has been scrapped as the Government scrambles to free up HGV tests.
How much is CPC licence?
|Weekday||Evening, weekend and bank holiday|
|Driver CPC part 1 – theory – (hazard perception)||£11||£11|
|Driver CPC part 2 – case studies||£23||£23|
|Driver CPC part 3 – driving ability||£115||£141|
|Driver CPC part 4 – practical demonstration||£55||£63|
How often do you have to do CPC training?
every five years
Driver CPC requires all professional bus and truck drivers to complete a minimum of 35 hours periodic training every five years (or before the cut off date for acquired rights and then every five years) for as long as they wish to continue to drive professionally. The minimum length of a training course is seven hours.
Do you need CPC for 7.5 ton?
All those who are driving a 7.5-tonne lorry professionally are required to complete the Driver CPC. However, driving a 7.5-tonne truck for personal use does not require Driver CPC, but it does still require C1 entitlement on your hgv licence.
What is a grandad licence?
If you’re a large goods vehicle driver and you gained your licence prior to 10th September 2009, then you have Grandfather/acquired rights. This means training, medical exams, tests and regular ongoing training to gain your license.
How often do you have to get a CPC to drive a bus?
You must do 35 hours of periodic training every 5 years to keep your Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) to drive a lorry, bus or coach. You can be fined up to £1,000 for driving professionally without Driver CPC. You can check how many hours of training you’ve done in the current 5-year period.
What are the subject areas of Driver CPC?
Both the initial qualification and periodic training for the Driver CPC will be based on the same syllabus. A syllabus has three main subject areas, which are: Advanced training in rational driving based on safety regulations. Application of regulations. Health, road, environmental safety, service, and logistics.
What do you need to know about CPC periodic training?
The content of Driver CPC periodic training courses must match this syllabus. Individual courses don’t have to cover the full syllabus, but can focus on specific aspects, eg working with customers. The content of each course must be equivalent to at least a Level 2 National Vocational Qualification.
You must do 35 hours of periodic training every 5 years to keep your Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) to drive a lorry, bus or coach.