CPC Training Modules

The Driver CPC is a European requirement for all drivers of goods vehicles over 3.5 tonnes. The Driver CPC is 35 hours of training every 5 years. This is periodic training and delivered in 7 hours modules.

These can be delivered in a combination of courses to suit your operation. reports can then be generated via Quizdom.

Please contact Simon Lampitt for further information and course bookings on 07733 326777

Drivers hours and Working Time Directive

– EU regulations, use of tachographs and drivers responsibilities for record keeping.
– Break periods, maximum daily driving time and daily rest periods.
– Maximum weekly driving time and weekly rest periods.
– Maximum fortnightly driving time and split daily rests.

Digital Tachographs

– Governing regulations and the system of operation.
– Tacho unit main features, memory functions, pictograms, types of card and their uses.
– UTC (Universal Coordinated Time), and the manual entry procedure.
– Login / Logout procedure, unit displays and messages.
– Printouts, printer operating procedure, record keeping for both digital and analogue tachographs.


A Drivers Day

– Preparation (Sufficient Rest, PPE, Paperwork)
– Tachograph Entries
– Digital Tachograph Operation – Lost/Faulty/Stolen Procedure
– Delivery/Collection Point Rules/Procedures
– Drivers Hours and Breaks
– Accident and Reporting Procedures

Safe vehicle loading

– Procedures for loading a vehicle with regard for the safety of persons in contact with the vehicle or its load.
– Distribution of vehicle load, calculation of axle weight, consequences of overloading, penalties, fines and prohibitions.
– Methods for securing loads.
– Principles of vehicle stability.

Economic Driving

– Safe and defensive driving techniques.
– Fuel efficient driving techniques.
– Daily vehicle check procedures, finding and reporting of faults
– Conformity of safe driving procedures.
– Application of defensive driving techniques.
– Application of economic driving techniques.

Health and safety in transport

– Issues relating to health and safety policies, risk awareness, risk assessment, working with moving equipment, other hazards.
– Accidents in the workplace, legal requirements for reporting accidents, dangers associated with the use of mobile phones.
– What you should do at the scene of a road traffic accident (if trained), principles of writing reports associated with accidents.

Health, Diet, and Fatigue

– Important and benefits of physical fitness.
– Risks associated with incorrect posture and body movement
– Importance of maintaining a healthy balanced diet
– Effects of alcohol and drugs
– Effects of stress and tiredness
– Different types of personal protective equipment and knowledge of correct use.