Periodic Driver Training CPC
Duration: 1 day
About Periodic Driver Training
All professional drivers that require the Driver CPC must ‘Stay Qualified’ by completing the Periodic Driver CPC.
The Periodic Driver is where a driver must complete 35 hours of approved training every 5 years. The 5 year expiry period is indicated on the Driver CPC Qualification Card (DQC).
When a driver completes their 35 hours training within the 5 years, DVSA will then issue a new Driver CPC Qualification Card, adding 5 years onto the previous expiry date.
Once the driver is in their last 5 years, they must then start their next 35 hours training.
At SAMS we offer the following courses:
- Drivers Hours LGV/PCV (3½ hours)
- Vehicle Check LGV/PCV (3½ hours)
- Driver Compliance LGV/PCV (3½ hours)
- Defensive & Safe Driving (Inc. Fatigue, Drugs & Alcohol) LGV/PCV (3½ hours)
- Customer Care LGV/PCV (3½ hours)
- Health & Safety (Fire, COSHH, Risk Assessments) LGV/PCV (3½ hours)
- Safety of Loads LGV (3½ hours)
- Vulnerable Road Users LGV/PCV (3½ hours)
- Manual Handling LGV/PCV (3½ hours)
- Basic First Aid LGV/PCV (3½ hours)
- Emergency First Aid at Work LGV/PCV (7 hours)
Who needs to have Driver CPC
You must have Driver CPC if you drive a lorry, bus or coach as the main part of your job. You must do 35 hours of periodic training every 5 years to keep it.
Attending a training course
When attending your Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) training course at SAMS, you must bring one of the following with you:
- a photo-card driving licence
- a valid passport
- a digital tachograph card
- a Driver CPC card
SAMS will be running training sessions throughout the year. Take a look at our training schedule for more information about our forthcoming training.
If you have more than 6 candidates SAMS can offer the training to you in-house. We can deliver this training for up to 14 candidates at our training centre in Manston Kent.
Group prices are available on request.
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