Dhoot Driving School Driver CPC Training Reading London

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Dhoot Driving School Driver CPC Training Reading London

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DHOOT Driving Schools Step-by-Step Guide on Driver CPC Training in Reading London

Driver CPC (Driver Certificate of Professional Competence) is a mandatory qualification designed to ensure professional truck/lorry, coach, and bus drivers maintain high standards of driving skills and road safety.

Who Requires Driver CPC?

  • Aspiring Professional Drivers:
    • All individuals aiming to pursue a career as a professional truck/lorry, coach, or bus driver must obtain Driver CPC.
  • Large Vehicle Drivers:
    • Those driving large vehicles such as Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV) or Large Goods Vehicles (LGV) for a living need to have a Driver Qualification Card (DQC).
  • Current License Holders:
    • Drivers with existing licenses are required to complete Periodic Training every five years to keep their CPC valid and stay updated with the latest industry standards.

Training Options:

  • Initial Driver CPC: Comprehensive training for new drivers entering the professional driving industry.
  • Periodic Training: Ongoing education for experienced drivers to maintain their qualifications and stay informed about current regulations and best practices.


Language-Friendly Training at Dhoot Driving School in Reading

Why Choose Us:

  • We value language diversity and believe in providing accessible training to all learners.

Our Multilingual Training Options:

  • We conduct training sessions in various languages, including: Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Kashmiri, English, Polish, Albanian, Arabic,Bengali, Cantonese, Dari, Farsi,Spanish, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu, Welsh, and more.

Expert Trainers:

  • Our trainers are approved by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA).
  • They are fluent in multiple languages, ensuring effective communication and understanding.

Our Commitment:

  • We strive to make learning inclusive by breaking language barriers.
  • Our goal is to provide high-quality training that is accessible to everyone, no matter their language preference.

Initial Driver CPC Overview

Introduction: To embark on a career as a truck, lorry, coach, or bus driver, obtaining the Initial Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) is essential. This certification is structured into four modules, each designed to ensure new drivers possess the necessary knowledge, skills, and understanding of safety regulations.

Module 1: Theory Test

  • What does Module 1 involve? Module 1 focuses on a theory test with multiple-choice questions covering road safety, rules, and vehicle operations. It also includes a hazard perception test to assess your ability to identify potential hazards on the road.
  • Details of the Theory Test:
    • Number of Questions: 100 multiple-choice questions.
    • Pass Mark: 85 out of 100.
    • Hazard Perception Test: Consists of 19 video clips with 20 scoreable hazards.
    • Pass Mark for Hazard Perception: 67 out of 100.
    • Duration: Approximately 2.5 hours.

Module 2: Case Studies

  • Overview of Module 2: Module 2, the Case Study Theory Test, is a computer-based assessment that presents real-life driving scenarios. It evaluates your practical application of knowledge and reasoning skills.
  • Test Format:
    • Content: Seven case studies, each with six to eight questions.
    • Pass Requirement: Achieve a total score of 40 out of 50.
    • Duration: One and a half hours.
    • Flexibility: Can be taken at the same test center as Module 1 on the same day.

Module 3: Practical Driving Test

  • Details of Module 3: Driver CPC Module 3 consists of two tests: 3a and 3b, focusing on practical driving skills.
  • 3a Test (Off-Road Exercises):
    • Objective: Involves a practical demonstration of a reversing exercise.
    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of Module 1 theory test.
  • 3b Test (On-Road Driving):
    • Content: Includes vehicle safety questions and one hour of practical road driving.
    • Show Me, Tell Me Questions: Evaluate your knowledge of vehicle safety tasks.
    • Examiner Evaluation: Assesses your control of the vehicle and response to driving conditions.

Module 4: Practical Demonstration Test

Overview: Module 4 of the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) is dedicated to practical demonstration tests, evaluating your ability to apply essential safety procedures when operating commercial vehicles. This module covers crucial topics aligned with the Driver CPC syllabus.

Key Topics Covered:

  1. Safe Vehicle Loading and Security:
  • Objective: Properly load the vehicle while ensuring compliance with safety regulations.
  • Focus: Securely transport goods to prevent shifting during transit.
  1. Preventing Trafficking in Illegal Immigrants:
  • Objective: Take proactive measures to prevent trafficking activities and illegal immigration.
  1. Assessing Emergency Situations:
  • Objective: Evaluate and effectively respond to emergency scenarios encountered on the road.
  1. Minimizing Physical Risks:
  • Objective: Implement strategies to minimize physical risks to yourself and others during driving.
  1. Vehicle Safety Check:
  • Objective: Conduct a comprehensive walk-around vehicle safety check to verify all components are in proper working order.

Test Requirements:

  • Scoring: Each topic area requires a minimum score of 15 out of 20 points.
  • Overall Pass Mark: Achieve an overall score of at least 80 out of 100 to pass Module 4.
  • Importance: Successful completion of Module 4 is essential for obtaining the Driver CPC qualification, demonstrating your competence in practical driving scenarios.

Choosing the Order of CPC Modules

Deciding the sequence in which you take CPC modules is crucial, depending on your career aspirations, particularly if you aim to become a professional driver. Here’s a guide to help you plan:

For Non-Professional Drivers Initially:

  • Module 1: Theory Test: Focuses on road safety, rules, and vehicle operations.
  • Module 3: Practical Driving Test: Involves demonstrating driving skills in real-world scenarios.

For Future Professional Drivers:

  • Module 2: Case Study Test: Assesses practical application of knowledge in real-life driving situations.
  • Module 4: Practical Demonstration Test: Evaluates ability to implement safety procedures while operating commercial vehicles.

Important Sequence to Follow:

  • Module 1 before Module 3: Complete Theory Test before attempting Practical Driving Test.
  • Module 2 before Module 4: Pass Case Study Test before taking Practical Demonstration Test.

After Passing All CPC Modules:

  • You’ll receive a Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) card, mailed to your licence-linked address.
  • Ensure your licence details, photo, and signature are up to date.

Driving Professionally:

  • It’s mandatory to carry your Driver CPC card when driving HGVs, buses, or coaches.
  • Temporary driving is permitted while awaiting your card after passing the tests.

Requalification with Training:

  • If requalifying with 35 hours of training, ensure your provider records it promptly (within 5 days).

Receiving Your CPC Card:

  • Expect your Driver CPC card within 20 days after passing the final test.
  • Contact DVSA if there are delays: Email: cpcre@dvsa.gov.uk; Telephone: 0300 123 7721.

Driver CPC Periodic Training

Driver CPC Periodic Training is a mandatory requirement for professional drivers, involving 35 hours of training every five years. This training is essential to maintain the qualifications needed for professional driving. It plays a crucial role in:

  • Staying Informed: Keeping drivers updated on industry regulations and compliance standards.
  • Enhancing Skills: Improving driving skills and techniques.
  • Upholding Standards: Ensuring high levels of safety and professionalism on the road.

It represents a commitment to ongoing learning, contributing to a safer and more competent driving community.

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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!
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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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