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Located in Dunstable London, Dhoot Driving School stands out for its commitment to providing comprehensive training to aspiring drivers. Specializing in HGV / LGV Training, our center offers courses in multiple languages, including Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Kashmiri, English, Polish, Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Dari, Farsi, Spanish, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu, Welsh, and more. This diversity ensures accessibility for learners from various linguistic backgrounds, fostering an inclusive learning environment tailored to individual preferences.

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At Dhoot Driving School, we take pride in our team of DVSA-approved trainers who uphold stringent standards of instruction and support. Our goal is to not only impart essential driving skills but also to create a supportive learning atmosphere where every student can thrive. Join us for a comprehensive Initial CPC and Periodic Training experience designed to meet the needs of aspiring professionals in Dunstable London.

Understanding Driver CPC

Driver CPC, or Driver Certificate of Professional Competence, is a mandatory qualification specifically crafted for Truck / Lorry, Coach, and Bus Drivers. Its primary aim is to enhance road safety standards and maintain a superior level of driving proficiency within the industry. For those aspiring to drive heavy goods vehicles (HGV) or large goods vehicles (LGV), obtaining a Driver Qualification Card (DQC) is crucial. The DQC serves as proof that drivers have completed the necessary training and are qualified to operate professionally.

Existing license holders must undergo Periodic Training every five years to ensure continuous development of their CPC and to stay abreast of evolving industry regulations. This ongoing training not only upholds standards of competence but also emphasizes the significance of continuous learning and skill enhancement in maintaining the highest levels of safety and professionalism on the road.

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Understanding the Initial Driver CPC

The Initial Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) is required for new truck/lorry, coach, and bus drivers. This certification involves four modules that ensure these drivers have the necessary knowledge, skills, and understanding of safety rules for driving large vehicles like lorries, trucks, buses, and coaches safely and competently.

Module 1: Theory Test

Module 1 of the CPC assesses your understanding of road safety, rules, and how vehicles operate. This test has two parts:

  1. Multiple-Choice Questions:
    • There are 100 questions in this part.
    • You need at least 85 correct answers out of 100 to pass.
  2. Hazard Perception Test:
    • This part includes 19 videos where you must spot hazards.
    • You need to correctly identify and respond to 20 hazards out of 100 to pass.

Module 1 typically takes about 2.5 hours. It tests your knowledge and ability to notice and react to dangers on the road, ensuring you have the information needed for safe driving.

Module 2: Case Studies

Module 2, also called the Case Study Theory Test, uses computer-based scenarios to test how you apply what you’ve learned to real-life driving situations. Questions are designed by experts and come in different formats like multiple-choice, clicking on pictures, or short answers.

There are 7 case studies, each with 6 to 8 questions. To pass, you need a total score of 40 out of 50. This module lasts about 1.5 hours and can be taken at the same place and time as Module 1, giving you flexibility.

Module 3: Practical Driving Test

Module 3 has two parts:

  • 3a: Off-Road Exercises
    • This part tests your ability to reverse a vehicle safely. You need to pass Module 1 before you can take this test.
  • 3b: On-Road Driving
    • This part includes questions about vehicle safety and a 1-hour drive on real roads. During this test, you may need to explain how you’d do safety tasks (“Tell Me”) and show how to do them (“Show Me”). An examiner watches how well you control the vehicle and follow safety rules.

Module 3 assesses your practical driving skills and safety awareness, crucial for driving large vehicles professionally and safely on the road.

Module 4: Practical Demonstration Test

Module 4 of the Driver CPC, known as the Practical Demonstration Test, covers five important areas:

  1. Loading the Vehicle Safely and Ensuring Security:
    • Load the vehicle correctly following safety rules and secure the load properly.
  2. Preventing Trafficking in Illegal Immigrants:
    • Take actions to stop illegal immigrants from being transported.
  3. Assessing Emergency Situations:
    • Evaluate and react effectively during emergencies.
  4. Minimizing Physical Risks:
    • Take steps to reduce risks of injury to yourself and others.
  5. Performing a Vehicle Safety Check:
    • Conduct a thorough check of the vehicle to ensure everything is safe and in order.

The test covers these five topics as per the Driver CPC syllabus. Each topic can score up to 20 points. To pass Module 4, you need at least 15 points in each topic area and a total score of at least 80 out of 100. This test ensures drivers are skilled in essential areas for safe and professional driving.

Q1: How should I decide the order of CPC modules based on my career goals?

A: Your choice of CPC module order should align with your career aspirations in driving. If you do not plan to pursue professional driving initially, start with Module 1 (Theory Test) followed by Module 3 (Practical Driving Test). For those later opting for a professional driving career, complete Module 1 first, followed by Module 2 (Case Study Test), and then Module 4 (Practical Demonstration Test).

Q2: Why is it important to follow the compulsory sequence of CPC modules?

A: Adhering to the compulsory sequence ensures a systematic acquisition of knowledge and skills required for both non-professional and professional drivers. Module 1 must be completed before attempting Module 3, and Module 2 before Module 4, ensuring comprehensive preparation.

Q3: What happens upon successfully completing all four Driver CPC modules?

A: You will receive a Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) card, also known as a ‘driver qualification card’ or ‘DQC.’ This card is dispatched to the address linked to your driving license.

Q4: Why is it crucial to maintain accurate details on my driving license for the CPC card?

A: Accurate details ensure that your photograph and signature on the driving license correctly represent you, reflecting your identity on the DQC. Any changes in appearance or personal information should be promptly updated with relevant licensing authorities.

Q5: Is possession of the Driver CPC card mandatory for professional driving?

A: Yes, possession of the Driver CPC card is mandatory when driving professionally with vehicles like HGVs, buses, or coaches.

Q6: Can I drive professionally while waiting for my Driver CPC card to arrive?

A: Yes, temporary driving without the Driver CPC card is permitted if you have passed the required tests. Ensure your training provider records completion of 35 hours of requalification training within 5 working days to avoid driving restrictions.

Q7: How long does it typically take to receive the Driver CPC card after passing the final test?

A: The Driver CPC card is usually dispatched within 20 days after passing the final test. If not received within this timeframe, contacting the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is recommended.

Q8: How can I contact DVSA for inquiries or card replacements related to Driver CPC?

A: For inquiries or card replacements, you can contact DVSA via email at cpcre@dvsa.gov.uk or by telephone at 0300 123 7721.

Driver CPC Periodic Training Explained

Driver CPC Periodic Training is a mandatory requirement for professional drivers, involving 35 hours of training every five years. This training is essential to keep drivers updated on industry regulations, enhance their skills, and uphold high standards of safety and professionalism while driving. By participating in regular training, drivers remain informed about changes in regulations and equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to excel in their roles. This commitment not only ensures compliance with standards but also fosters a safer and more proficient driving environment, promoting continuous improvement within the transportation sector.

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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.
Randhawa Harman

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