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Welcome to Dhoot Driving School in Battersea London. We’re here to assist you in your Driver CPC Training to become a skilled and responsible professional driver.

The Driver CPC, or Driver Certificate of Professional Competence, is a mandatory qualification for individuals aspiring to work as professional truck/lorry, coach, and bus drivers. Its main goal is to improve road safety standards and ensure that professionals have excellent driving skills.

Who Requires Driver CPC Certification?

This qualification is necessary for anyone driving trucks, lorries, coaches, or buses as their job. If you drive Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV) or Large Goods Vehicles (LGV), you must have a Driver Qualification Card (DQC). Drivers with existing licenses must take Periodic Training to keep their CPC valid.

At Dhoot Driving School in Battersea London, we offer excellent Initial Driver CPC and Periodic Training for both new and experienced drivers. Our training is available in many languages, including Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Kashmiri, English, Polish, Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Dari, Farsi, Spanish, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu, Welsh, and more. Our trainers are DVSA-approved and skilled in multiple languages, ensuring a thorough and effective learning experience.

Getting Started with Initial Driver CPC: Essential for New Professional Drivers

The Initial Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) consists of four modules. These modules are designed to assess and confirm that new truck/lorry, bus, and coach drivers have the necessary knowledge, skills, and understanding of safety regulations.

At Dhoot Driving School, our goal is to equip you with the knowledge and skills required to drive safely and responsibly on the roads.

Here are the 4 Modules explained in detail.

Module 1: Theory Test

What’s Involved in Module 1 of CPC?

Module 1 of the CPC includes two parts: multiple-choice questions about road safety, rules, and vehicle operations, and a hazard perception test.

  • How many multiple-choice questions are there? Module 1 has 100 multiple-choice questions.
  • What is the pass mark for multiple-choice questions? You need to score at least 85 out of 100 to pass the multiple-choice section.
  • Tell me about the Hazard Perception Test. The Hazard Perception Test in Module 1 includes 19 video clips. There are 20 potential hazards to spot and react to. To pass this part, you need at least 67 out of 100.
  • How long does the entire Module 1 test take? The complete Module 1 test usually takes around 2.5 hours to finish.

Module 2: Case Studies

What is Module 2 of the Driver CPC? Module 2, known as the Case Study Theory Test, is a computer-based assessment that focuses on practical driving scenarios encountered in real life.

How does the test work? Conducted on a computer, the test presents case studies that simulate everyday driving situations.

What skills does Module 2 assess? Module 2 evaluates your ability to apply knowledge and make decisions in practical driving contexts.

What types of questions are included? Questions, formulated by industry experts, come in various formats such as multiple-choice, clicking on areas or images, or providing brief answers.

How many case studies are there, and what score do I need to pass? The test consists of 7 case studies, each with six to eight questions. To pass, you need a total score of 40 out of 50.

How long does the test take, and when can I take it? The test lasts approximately one and a half hours. You can schedule it at the same test center as Module 1 and on the same day for convenience.

Module 3: Practical Driving Test

Driver CPC Module 3: What’s Included?

Driver CPC Module 3 consists of two essential tests: 3a and 3b, focusing on practical driving skills.

Understanding the 3a Test: Off-Road Exercises

The 3a test involves demonstrating practical skills in reversing exercises.

Booking the 3a Test

To book the Driver CPC part 3a test, you must have successfully completed the Driver CPC part 1 theory test.

Exploring the 3b Test: On-Road Driving

The 3b test includes vehicle safety questions and one hour of practical road driving.

“Show Me, Tell Me Questions” Explained

In the vehicle safety section, you’ll encounter “Show Me, Tell Me Questions” where you explain and demonstrate specific safety tasks on the vehicle.

Conducting the Practical On-Road Driving Test

During this test, the examiner assesses your handling of real-life driving situations and how effectively you use the vehicle’s controls.

Module 4: Practical Demonstration Test –

Understanding CPC Module 4: What It Covers

Module 4 of CPC focuses on essential topics crucial for demonstrating competence in professional driving.

  1. Safely Loading and Securing the Vehicle

This section emphasizes proper vehicle loading and adherence to safety regulations to ensure the load is secure during transportation.

  1. Preventing Illegal Immigration Trafficking

Module 4 guides drivers on taking necessary measures to prevent illegal immigration trafficking, ensuring compliance with relevant laws.

  1. Assessing Emergency Situations

Drivers learn to evaluate and effectively respond to emergency situations, enhancing their readiness for unexpected events on the road.

  1. Minimizing Physical Risks

Strategies are taught to minimize physical risks to drivers and others, promoting safety across diverse driving scenarios.

  1. Conducting a Vehicle Safety Check

The module stresses the importance of performing a comprehensive walk-around vehicle safety check before beginning any journey.

Structure of the Module 4 Test

The test consists of five topics, each offering a maximum of 20 points. To pass, drivers must score at least 15 points out of 20 in each area, with an overall minimum score of 80 out of 100 required for certification.

Choosing Your CPC Modules: A Step-by-Step Guide

For Those Not Pursuing Professional Driving:

  1. Start with Module 1: Theory Test.
  2. Progress to Module 3: Practical Driving Test.

If You Plan to Become a Professional Driver Later:

  1. Begin with Module 2: Case Study Test.
  2. Follow with Module 4: Practical Demonstration Test.

Remember the Order:

  • Complete Module 1 before attempting Module 3.
  • Complete Module 2 before proceeding to Module 4.

This sequence ensures you meet the necessary qualifications in a structured manner aligned with your career goals.

Post-Passing Driver CPC Modules: What to Expect

  • Upon successfully completing all four modules, you will be issued a Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) card, also known as a ‘driver qualification card’ or ‘DQC.’
  • Your CPC card will be sent to the address associated with your driving licence. It is crucial to ensure that your address details on your driving licence are accurate and up to date.
  • Verify that the photograph and signature on your driving licence are current and accurately represent you. Any changes to your appearance or personal details should be promptly updated with the relevant licensing authorities to maintain accurate information on your DQC.
  • It is mandatory to carry your Driver CPC card when driving professionally an HGV, bus, or coach.
  • While awaiting your card’s arrival after passing the tests, you are temporarily permitted to drive without it.
  • For individuals requalifying through 35 hours of training, ensure your training provider records the training within 5 working days of completion. Failure to do so may restrict your driving privileges while waiting for your card.
  • Expect to receive your Driver CPC card within 20 days after passing the final test.
  • If you do not receive your card within this timeframe, promptly contact the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) for assistance:
    • Email: cpcre@dvsa.gov.uk
    • Telephone: 0300 123 7721

Driver CPC Periodic Training: Essential for Professional Drivers

Overview: Professional drivers must complete 35 hours of periodic training every five years to maintain their qualifications for driving professionally.

Purpose of Periodic Training:

  • Stay Updated on Industry Regulations: Periodic training keeps drivers informed about the latest industry regulations and compliance standards, ensuring they remain knowledgeable and compliant with current practices.

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Here’s what our happy drivers had to say about our services:

I am so happy I chose Dhoot HGV driving school. Their instructions were clear and easy to understand. I passed 1st time only after 3 lessons. Thank you so much, CJ. Dali and Mr Singh. They are the best!
Henrietta Szonyi
Hooray !!!…Pass the LGV driving test…Thank you CJ for good road instruction and smooth training, very happy with everything. Highly recommended for training.
Vaidas Erniulis
Great place to do hgv training had a bad experience with another company came to dhoot and had a days training and time before tests failed first time pass with flying colours second would recommend.
Ben Hawkins
I started my LGV CLASS 1 driving with S.Charanjit Singh. He is a good and classified instructor. Moreover i recommend this driving school as they give you proper training and instructions.
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