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What is Driver CPC?
This is a new qualification that applies to all bus, coach and lorry drivers across the European Union, to maintain high driving standards. Driver CPC stands for 'Certificate of Professional Competence'.
From September 2009, all newly qualified LGV Drivers (Cat C1, Cat C & Cat CE) must complete additional training in addition to their LGV Driving Test & Theory Test. This training is known as Module 2 & Module 4.
All drivers who held at least a Category C1 entitlement prior to this date must have completed 35 hours of periodic training before the 10th September 2014. Each training course must be a minimum of 7 hours in duration. Training can be spread over 5 years or be taken in one week.
Once you have passed your initial CPC, you may think thats it. Unfortunately that is not the case, your Driver CPC lasts for 5 years. To maintain your Driver CPC you will need to complete 35 hours of Periodic Training every 5 years if you wish to drive professionally.
XP Recruitment have partnered with Universal Training Services Ltd to provide FREE DRIVER CPC TRAINING for all of our regular drivers. For more information on how you can benefit from this service, please contact your local XP Recruitment branch today!
Why Universal Training Services Ltd?
As a well established company, Universal Training Services Ltd have the ability to provide us with all of our CPC Periodic Training Needs and Associated Courses. They are Fully Approved with JAUPT and the DSA to Provide Driver Periodic CPC, have spacious training facilities and are commited to working with us to ensure that all of our drivers are qualified before the September 2014 deadline.
We are very pleased that all of our drivers were qualified in time for the September 2014 deadline. We will continue to work with Universal Training Services Ltd to ensure that continued compliance is maintained.
How do I get in touch?
If you are one of our regular drivers, you can benefit from FREE DRIVER CPC TRAINING!Just speak to your local XP Recruitment branch!
If you do not work for XP Recruitment or are a client, wishing to book a Driver CPC training course for your own drivers, please call Universal Training Services Ltd on 01536 202549 to discuss your needs.