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Dhoot Driving School North West London Provides Initial Driver CPC and Periodic Training in Multiple Languages

Understanding Driver CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence): A Vital Standard for Road Safety and Driving Excellence.

Driver CPC, or Driver Certificate of Professional Competence, is a crucial legal requirement aimed at maintaining elevated driving standards and enhancing road safety. Implemented across the EU, this legislation focuses on bolstering drivers’ knowledge and skills, ensuring continuous development throughout their vocational careers.

This certification is mandatory for all professional Truck / Lorry, Coach and Bus Drivers, serving as a prerequisite for obtaining a Driver CPC Driver Qualification Card to operate specific types of vehicles professionally. New HGV / PCV license holders must acquire Initial Driver CPC for commercial driving while existing license holders are required to undergo Driver CPC Periodic Training to stay updated.

At Dhoot Driving School, North West London, we provide comprehensive Initial CPC and Periodic Training for aspiring drivers. We offer training and tutorials in various languages, (Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Kashmiri, English, Polish, Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Dari, English, Farsi, Spanish, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu, Welsh and many more), making it accessible beyond English. All our trainers are DVSA-approved, ensuring a high standard of instruction and support for diverse learners.

Initial driver CPC

The Initial Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) is a mandatory requirement for new professionals venturing into Truck / Lorry, Coach and Bus Driving. This certification encompasses four modules designed to assess and ensure that new drivers in the realms of Lorry / Truck, Bus and Coach possess the essential knowledge, skills, and understanding of safety rules necessary for safe and responsible driving practices.

Module 1: Theory Test

Module 1 of the CPC involves a comprehensive examination, including 100 multiple-choice questions on road safety, rules, and vehicle operations. Additionally, a hazard perception test is incorporated to evaluate your ability to identify and respond to potential hazards on the road. The multiple-choice section has a pass mark of 85 out of 100, while the hazard perception test requires a minimum score of 67 out of 100. The entire Module 1 test duration is approximately 2.5 hours.

Module 2: Case Studies

Module 2 of the Driver CPC, known as the Case Study Theory Test, is a computer-based assessment focusing on real-life scenarios. The test aims to simulate situations encountered in daily driving experiences, evaluating your reasoning skills and practical application of knowledge.

Conducted on a computer, the test presents case studies reflecting real-life road scenarios. Questions, framed by industry experts, come in various formats, including multiple-choice, clicking on an area or photograph, or providing short answers. The test comprises 7 case studies, each with six to eight questions. To pass, a minimum total score of 40 out of 50 is required. The test duration is one and a half hours, and you have the flexibility to take it at the same test centre as Module 1 and on the same day.

Module 3: Practical Driving Test

Driver CPC Module 3 comprises two tests: 3a and 3b.

Driver CPC 3a Test – Off-Road Exercises: Module 3a involves a practical demonstration of a reversing exercise. To book the Driver CPC Part 3a test, successful completion of the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) Part 1 theory test is required.

Driver CPC 3b Test – On-Road Driving: Module 3b includes vehicle safety questions and 1 hour of practical road driving. In the vehicle safety questions, you’ll face ‘Show Me, Tell Me’ Questions. You’ll be asked questions about vehicle safety, explaining how you would perform specific safety tasks (‘Tell Me’). Additionally, you may be asked to physically demonstrate certain safety tasks on the vehicle (‘Show Me’). During the practical on-road driving test, the examiner observes how you use the vehicle’s controls.

Module 4: Practical Demonstration Test

CPC Module 4 covers 5 essential topic areas:

Load the Vehicle Safely and Ensure Security:

Properly load the vehicle while adhering to safety rules and take measures to keep it secure.

Prevent Trafficking in Illegal Immigrants:

Take steps to prevent trafficking in illegal immigrants.

Assess Emergency Situations:

Evaluate and respond effectively to emergency situations.

Minimize Physical Risks:

Reduce physical risks to yourself and others.

Perform a Walk around Vehicle Safety Check:

Conduct a thorough walk around vehicle safety check to ensure everything is in order.

The test comprises five topics aligned with the Driver CPC syllabus. Each topic can score a maximum of 20 points. To pass the test, you must achieve a minimum of 15 out of 20 points in each individual topic area. Overall, a minimum score of 80 out of 100 is required to successfully pass the test.

Deciding the sequence of CPC modules depends on your career goals, whether you aim to become a professional driver or not. Here’s a straightforward guideline:

If You Don’t Plan to Become a Professional Driver:

Pass Module 1: Theory Test.

Pass Module 3: Practical Driving Test.

If You Later Choose to Become a Professional Driver:

Pass Module 2: Case Study Test.

Pass Module 4: Practical Demonstration Test.

Compulsory Sequence:

Pass Module 1 before taking Module 3.

Pass Module 2 before taking Module 4.

Upon successfully completing all four Driver CPC modules, you will be issued 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 licence. Accuracy in your driving licence details, especially your address, is crucial.

Ensuring your photograph and signature on the licence are current and accurately represent you is essential. Any changes in appearance or personal details must be promptly updated with the relevant licensing authorities to maintain the correctness of your DQC information.

Having your Driver CPC card is mandatory when professionally driving an HGV, bus, or coach. However, if you’ve passed the tests and are awaiting the card’s arrival, a temporary allowance permits driving without it. Ensure your training provider records the completion of 35 hours of re-qualification training within 5 working days. Failure to do so may prohibit driving while awaiting the card.

Upon passing the final test, expect to receive your Driver CPC card within 20 days. If not received within this timeframe, promptly contact the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) for assistance. For card replacements or inquiries, reach out to DVSA via email at cpcre@dvsa.gov.uk and call on: 0300 123 7721.

Driver CPC Periodic Training

Professional drivers are required to undergo 35 hours of periodic training every five years to maintain their qualification for professional driving. This training is essential for keeping drivers updated on industry rules, improving their skills, and ensuring a high standard of safety and professionalism in their driving practices. It serves as a crucial step in staying compliant with regulations and contributes to creating a safer and more proficient driving environment. Through periodic training, drivers enhance their competence, promote safety, and contribute to ongoing improvements in professional driving.

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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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