WHAT IS DRIVER CPC (DCPC)?

The Driver CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence) is a scheme for LGV and PCV drivers who drive professionally throughout the UK. It is being developed as a requirement of the EU Directive 2003/59, which is designed to improve the knowledge and skills of professional LGV and PCV drivers throughout their working life.

There are 2 types of Driver CPC - INITIAL Training for new drivers and PERIODIC Training for drivers with acquired rights or those who passed their test before 10th Sept 2008 for PCV's and 10th Sept 2009 for LGV's.

To find out about Initial Training (Modules 2 & 4) CLICK

DO I NEED TO DO DRIVER CPC?

All drivers need to complete a minimum of 35 hours of periodic training every five years. The training will require attendance at courses but will not require drivers to take or pass further examinations. How you gain your Driver CPC will depend upon when you obtained your vocational licence.
If you are a bus or coach driver and held your vocational licence (D*, D1*, DE*, D1E*) prior to 10 September 2008 you have acquired rights until 9 September 2013. If you are a lorry driver and held your vocational licence (C, C1, CE, C1E) prior to 10 September 2009 you have acquired rights until 9 September 2014. To keep your Driver CPC and continue driving professionally beyond this date, you will need to complete 35 hours of periodic training. 

Fees:

The cost is £76.00 inc VAT and JAUPT upload fee for stand-alone classroom-based courses. Ask about 5 days for the price of 4. (£304.00 for all 5 days = £60.80 per day)
‘Add-On’ DCPC – ADR – Collect 21 hours of DCPC whilst doing your ADR training at a cost of £134.25 inc VAT and JAUPT upload fee.

For a more detailed information sheet on periodic training please click here 

New drivers will need to pass the initial qualification to gain their vocational driving licence and qualify for their Driver CPC. For a new driver, the requirement to undertake a minimum of 35 hours periodic training to retain their Driver CPC will start once they have passed the initial qualification.

For a more detailed information sheet on initial training please click here

For a list of JAUPT approved Driver CPC courses please click here.

DCPC Dates

DayDateCourse Title
Saturday05/01/2019Vulnerable Road Users
Monday14/01/2019
FULL
Analogue and Digital Tachographs & Drivers Hours Regulations
Tuesday15/01/2019
FULL
Vehicle Systems & Haulage Operations
Wednesday16/01/2019
FULL
Emergency Actions & Health and Safety
Thursday17/01/2019
FULL
Vulnerable Road Users
Friday18/01/2019
FULL
Professional Driver & Load Safety
Saturday19/01/2019
FULL
Analogue and Digital Tachographs & Drivers Hours Regulations
Sunday10/02/2019Safe and Economic Driving & Emergency Actions
Monday11/02/2019Safe and Economic Driving & Emergency Actions
Tuesday12/02/2019
FULL
Analogue and Digital Tachographs & Drivers Hours Regulations
Wednesday13/02/2019Vehicle Systems & Haulage Operations
Thursday14/02/2019Emergency Actions & Health and Safety
Friday15/02/2019Vulnerable Road Users
Saturday16/02/2019
Vehicle Systems & Haulage Operations
Monday18/02/2019Vehicle Systems & Haulage Operations
Tuesday19/02/2019Emergency Actions & Health and Safety
Wednesday20/02/2019Vulnerable Road Users
Thursday21/02/2019Professional Driver & Load Safety
Friday22/02/2019Safe and Economic Driving & Emergency Actions
Saturday23/02/2019Professional Driver & Load Safety
Monday18/03/2019Professional Driver & Load Safety
Tuesday19/03/2019Safe and Economic Driving & Emergency Actions
Wednesday20/03/2019Analogue and Digital Tachographs & Drivers Hours Regulations
Thursday21/03/2019Vehicle Systems & Haulage Operations
Friday22/03/2019Emergency Actions & Health and Safety
Saturday23/03/2019Vulnerable Road Users
Sunday24/03/2019Professional Driver & Load Safety
Sunday28/04/2019Emergency Actions & Health and Safety
Monday29/04/2019Vulnerable Road Users
Tuesday30/04/2019Professional Driver & Load Safety
Wednesday01/05/2019Safe and Economic Driving & Emergency Actions
Thursday02/05/2019Analogue and Digital Tachographs & Drivers Hours Regulations
Friday03/05/2019Vehicle Systems & Haulage Operations
Saturday04/05/2019Safe and Economic Driving & Emergency Actions
Sunday19/05/2019Analogue and Digital Tachographs & Drivers Hours Regulations
Saturday08/06/2019Emergency Actions & Health and Safety
Monday10/06/2019Emergency Actions & Health and Safety
Tuesday11/06/2019Vulnerable Road Users
Wednesday12/06/2019Professional Driver & Load Safety
Thursday13/06/2019Safe and Economic Driving & Emergency Actions
Friday14/06/2019Analogue and Digital Tachographs & Drivers Hours Regulations
Saturday15/06/2019Vehicle Systems & Haulage Operations
Saturday29/06/2019Analogue and Digital Tachographs & Drivers Hours Regulations
Sunday30/06/2019Vulnerable Road Users
Monday01/07/2019Vehicle Systems & Haulage Operations
Tuesday02/07/2019Emergency Actions & Health and Safety
Wednesday03/07/2019Vulnerable Road Users
Thursday04/07/2019Professional Driver & Load Safety
Friday05/07/2019Safe and Economic Driving & Emergency Actions
Saturday06/07/2019Professional Driver & Load Safety
Monday08/07/2019Analogue and Digital Tachographs & Drivers Hours Regulations
Tuesday09/07/2019Vehicle Systems & Haulage Operations
Wednesday10/07/2019Emergency Actions & Health and Safety
Thursday11/07/2019Vulnerable Road Users
Friday12/07/2019Professional Driver & Load Safety
Saturday13/07/2019Emergency Actions & Health and Safety
Sunday14/07/2019Safe and Economic Driving & Emergency Actions
Monday15/07/2019Safe and Economic Driving & Emergency Actions
Tuesday16/07/2019Analogue and Digital Tachographs & Drivers Hours Regulations
Wednesday17/07/2019Vehicle Systems & Haulage Operations
Thursday18/07/2019Emergency Actions & Health and Safety
Friday19/07/2019Vulnerable Road Users
Saturday20/07/2019Analogue and Digital Tachographs & Drivers Hours Regulations
Monday22/07/2019Vehicle Systems & Haulage Operations
Tuesday23/07/2019Emergency Actions & Health and Safety
Wednesday24/07/2019Vulnerable Road Users
Thursday25/07/2019Professional Driver & Load Safety
Friday26/07/2019Safe and Economic Driving & Emergency Actions
Saturday27/07/2019Safe and Economic Driving & Emergency Actions
Sunday28/07/2019Vehicle Systems & Haulage Operations
Monday05/08/2019Professional Driver & Load Safety
Tuesday06/08/2019Safe and Economic Driving & Emergency Actions
Wednesday07/08/2019Analogue and Digital Tachographs & Drivers Hours Regulations
Thursday08/08/2019Vehicle Systems & Haulage Operations
Friday09/08/2019Emergency Actions & Health and Safety
Saturday10/08/2019Vulnerable Road Users
Monday12/08/2019Vulnerable Road Users
Tuesday13/08/2019Professional Driver & Load Safety
Wednesday14/08/2019Safe and Economic Driving & Emergency Actions
Thursday15/08/2019Analogue and Digital Tachographs & Drivers Hours Regulations
Friday16/08/2019Vehicle Systems & Haulage Operations
Saturday17/08/2019Professional Driver & Load Safety
Monday19/08/2019Emergency Actions & Health and Safety
Tuesday20/08/2019Vulnerable Road Users
Wednesday21/08/2019Professional Driver & Load Safety
Thursday22/08/2019Safe and Economic Driving & Emergency Actions
Friday23/08/2019Analogue and Digital Tachographs & Drivers Hours Regulations
Saturday24/08/2019Emergency Actions & Health and Safety
Monday02/09/2019Vehicle Systems & Haulage Operations
Tuesday03/09/2019Emergency Actions & Health and Safety
Wednesday04/09/2019Vulnerable Road Users
Thursday05/09/2019Professional Driver & Load Safety
Friday06/09/2019Safe and Economic Driving & Emergency Actions
Saturday07/09/2019Safe and Economic Driving & Emergency Actions
Sunday08/09/2019Analogue and Digital Tachographs & Drivers Hours Regulations
Monday09/09/2019Analogue and Digital Tachographs & Drivers Hours Regulations
Tuesday10/09/2019Vehicle Systems & Haulage Operations
Wednesday11/09/2019Emergency Actions & Health and Safety
Thursday12/09/2019Vulnerable Road Users
Friday13/09/2019Professional Driver & Load Safety
Saturday14/09/2019Vehicle Systems & Haulage Operations
Saturday21/09/2019Analogue and Digital Tachographs & Drivers Hours Regulations
Monday23/09/2019Safe and Economic Driving & Emergency Actions
Tuesday24/09/2019Analogue and Digital Tachographs & Drivers Hours Regulations
Wednesday25/09/2019Vehicle Systems & Haulage Operations
Thursday26/09/2019Emergency Actions & Health and Safety
Friday27/09/2019Vulnerable Road Users
Saturday28/09/2019Vulnerable Road Users
Monday07/10/2019Professional Driver & Load Safety
Tuesday08/10/2019Safe and Economic Driving & Emergency Actions
Wednesday09/10/2019Analogue and Digital Tachographs & Drivers Hours Regulations
Thursday10/10/2019Vehicle Systems & Haulage Operations
Friday11/10/2019Emergency Actions & Health and Safety
Saturday12/10/2019Professional Driver & Load Safety
Monday18/11/2019Vulnerable Road Users
Tuesday19/11/2019Professional Driver & Load Safety
Wednesday20/11/2019Safe and Economic Driving & Emergency Actions
Thursday21/11/2019Analogue and Digital Tachographs & Drivers Hours Regulations
Friday22/11/2019Vehicle Systems & Haulage Operations
Monday09/12/2019Emergency Actions & Health and Safety
Tuesday10/12/2019Vulnerable Road Users
Wednesday11/12/2019Professional Driver & Load Safety
Thursday12/12/2019Safe and Economic Driving & Emergency Actions
Friday13/12/2019Analogue and Digital Tachographs & Drivers Hours Regulations

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