DRIVER CPC INITIAL QUALIFICATION

Certificate of Professional Competence

The Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) is a European Union wide training directive, Vehicle Drivers Regulations 2007, introduced to maintain high standards of driving and improve road safety.

HOW TO GET AND KEEP THE FULL DRIVER CPC
  • Apply for a provisional lorry or bus licence
  • Pass the 4 tests that make up Driver CPC to qualify
  • Take 35 hours of periodic training every five years to stay qualified
  • Sign a declaration every five years until you’re 45 to show you still meet the medical standards
  • Provide a medical report every five years after you’re 45 to renew your driving licence - you need to do this every year when you reach 65

MODULE CONTENT
MODULE 1A THEORY TEST MULTIPLE-CHOICE QUESTIONS
100 multiple-choice questions
Pass mark: 85/100

MODULE 1B THEORY TEST HAZARD PERCEPTION CLIPS
19 perception clips
Pass mark: 67/100
Duration: 2.5hrs

MODULE 2 - THEORY TEST DRIVER CPC ELEMENT (CASE STUDY)
7 case studies consisting of 6-8 questions per case study
Pass mark: PCV - 40/50
Pass mark: LGV - 38/50
Duration: 1.5hrs
Location: DVSA test centre

MODULE 3 - PRACTICAL DRIVING TEST
  • 1 hour minimum on-road driving
  • Questions from the ‘show me tell me’ list
  • Off-road reversing exercise
  • Off-road braking exercise
  • Uncoupling & recoupling exercise
Duration: 1.5hrs

MODULE 4 - DRIVER CPC PRACTICAL DEMONSTRATION TEST
  • Ability to load the vehicle adhering to safety rules and proper vehicle use
  • Security of the vehicle and contents
  • Ability to prevent criminality and trafficking in illegal immigrants
  • Ability to assess emergency situations
  • Ability to prevent physical risk
  • Demonstrate your ability through a physical walk round vehicle safety check
Pass mark: Overall score of 80% with 15 out of 20 possible points in each topic area (75%)
Location: Conducted on site
 
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