The Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (also known as Driver CPC or DCPC is a mandatory qualification held by professional lorry, bus and coach drivers.
Drivers must complete 35 hours of training every 5 years before the expiry of their existing card. These 35 hours are made up by choosing and attending 5 x 7hr DCPC courses . Each course comprises of 2 x 3.5hr modules per DCPC course.
This module explores the rules and regulations relating to Drivers' Hours and Working Time Regulations affecting mobile workers
This module looks into common workplace and driver-related issues that affect all professional drivers
During this module, drivers will learn about workplace health and safety in the context of their daily work
This module provides drivers with an insight into a range of operator compliance issues affecting haulage operations.
This module looks into common regulations and documentary requirements affecting domestic and international road freight transport
During this module, drivers will explore safety considerations and regulations concerning load safety in road freight haulage
This module provides drivers with an introduction to analogue and digital tachograph usage as well as the regulations that govern their usage
This module explores potential everyday emergency situations that the professional goods vehicle driver might encounter and ways in which the risk can be minimised
This module provides and overview of the various components and systems found on the modern large goods vehicle
This module explores factors relating to LGV fuel consumption and provides drivers with an insight into safe and fuel efficient driving techniques
Throughout this module, drivers will look into common safety and regulatory issues related to driving a large goods vehicle on the public highway
Throughout this module, drivers will explore an array of mental health issues, what causes them, and how they can seek help
This module explores manual handling and the relevant safety considerations that comes with this high risk activity.
This course focuses on driving in London in a way that lowers the risk to vulnerable road users, including cyclists.
In this module drivers will learn what actions to carry out in the event of a first aid emergency situation including basic life saving skills.
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