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Join Dhoot Driving School for a comprehensive and accessible Initial CPC and Periodic Training experience in Surrey London.

Driver CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence) – Mandatory Qualification for Professional Drivers:

  • Driver CPC is mandatory for Truck / Lorry, Coach, and Bus Drivers, aimed at enhancing road safety and driving skills.

Driver Qualification Card (DQC):

  • Obtaining a Driver Qualification Card (DQC) is essential for driving large vehicles like HGV or LGV professionally.
  • The DQC validates successful completion of required training and qualification.

Periodic Training Requirements:

  • Existing license holders must undergo Periodic Training every 5 years to maintain and update their CPC.
  • Periodic Training ensures drivers remain informed about industry regulations and enhances driving skills.

Emphasis on Safety and Professionalism:

  • Driver CPC sets standards for competence and emphasizes ongoing training for safety and professionalism.
  • It promotes continuous development to uphold the highest standards in driving practices.

 

Comprehensive Training in Multiple Languages:

  • We offer HGV / LGV Training in a variety of languages, ensuring accessibility for learners from diverse linguistic backgrounds.
  • Languages include Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Kashmiri, English, Polish, Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Dari, Farsi, Spanish, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu, Welsh, and more.

DVSA-Approved Trainers:

  • Our team of DVSA-approved trainers maintains high standards of instruction and support.
  • Trainers are proficient in multiple languages, ensuring effective communication and understanding.

 

Initial Driver CPC

The Initial Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) is a mandatory requirement for new truck/lorry, coach, and bus drivers. This certification consists of four modules, designed to assess and confirm that new drivers of large vehicles possess the necessary knowledge, skills, and understanding of safety rules. The four modules cover a comprehensive range of topics essential for safe and competent driving in professional capacities.

Module 1: Theory Test Module 1 of the CPC (Driver Certificate of Professional Competence) involves a comprehensive Theory Test. This module evaluates your understanding of road safety, rules, and vehicle operations through two main components:

  • Multiple-Choice Questions:
    • There are 100 multiple-choice questions.
    • Passing requires a minimum score of 85 out of 100.
  • Hazard Perception Test:
    • Includes 19 hazard perception video clips.
    • You must identify and respond to 20 scoreable hazards.
    • The pass mark for this section is 67 out of 100.

The Module 1 test typically takes about 2.5 hours to complete. It assesses your theoretical knowledge and ability to recognize and respond to potential hazards on the road, ensuring you are well-prepared for safe driving practices.

Module 2: Case Studies Module 2 of the Driver CPC, the Case Study Theory Test, is a computer-based assessment focusing on real-life scenarios. This test evaluates your practical application of knowledge and reasoning skills in situations commonly encountered during daily driving experiences. Questions are crafted by industry experts and presented in various formats:

  • Multiple-choice, clicking on an area or photograph, or providing short answers.

The test consists of 7 case studies, each containing six to eight questions. To pass, you need a total score of 40 out of 50, and the test duration is one and a half hours. Module 2 allows you to demonstrate your ability to apply theoretical knowledge to practical driving scenarios effectively.

Module 3: Practical Driving Test Module 3 of the Driver CPC consists of two tests:

  • 3a: Off-Road Exercises
    • Practical demonstration of a reversing exercise.
    • Requires successful completion of Module 1 theory test.
  • 3b: On-Road Driving
    • Includes vehicle safety questions and a 1-hour practical road driving component.
    • Vehicle safety questions involve Show Me, Tell Me Questions, assessing your ability to explain and demonstrate safety tasks.
    • The practical driving test evaluates your vehicle control and adherence to safety protocols under real driving conditions.

Module 3 ensures that drivers can demonstrate practical driving skills and safety awareness essential for professional driving roles.

Module 4: Practical Demonstration Test

Module 4 of the Driver CPC, known as the Practical Demonstration Test, evaluates your competency in five crucial areas essential for safe operation of commercial vehicles:

  1. Safe Vehicle Loading and Security:
    • Properly load the vehicle while adhering to safety rules.
    • Ensure the load is securely transported.
  1. Preventing Trafficking in Illegal Immigrants:
    • Take proactive steps to prevent illegal trafficking activities.
  1. Assessing Emergency Situations:
    • Evaluate and respond effectively to emergency scenarios.
  1. Minimizing Physical Risks:
    • Implement measures to reduce physical risks to yourself and others.
  1. Vehicle Safety Check:
    • Conduct a thorough walkaround vehicle safety check to ensure all components are in proper order.

Each of these topics is aligned with the Driver CPC syllabus and allows for a maximum score of 20 points. To pass the Module 4 test, you must achieve a minimum score of 15 out of 20 points in each individual topic area. Overall, you need to score at least 80 out of 100 to successfully pass the Practical Demonstration Test. This module ensures that drivers are equipped to handle various safety challenges encountered while operating commercial vehicles.

Choosing the Order of CPC Modules

When determining the sequence of CPC modules, your decision should align closely with your career aspirations, particularly if you intend to pursue professional driving. Here’s a structured approach based on your career goals:

  1. Non-Professional Drivers:
    • Start with Module 1: Theory Test to establish foundational knowledge of road safety, rules, and vehicle operations.
    • Follow with Module 3: Practical Driving Test to demonstrate practical driving skills in various scenarios.
  1. Future Professional Drivers:
    • Begin with Module 1: Theory Test to build a solid theoretical understanding essential for professional driving.
    • Proceed to Module 2: Case Study Test to apply theoretical knowledge to real-life driving scenarios.
    • Continue with Module 3: Practical Driving Test to showcase your ability to handle vehicles effectively on the road.
    • Conclude with Module 4: Practical Demonstration Test to demonstrate proficiency in crucial practical aspects of commercial vehicle operation.

Adherence to this mandatory sequence ensures that you complete each module in the correct order: Module 1 before Module 3, and Module 2 before Module 4. This systematic approach ensures comprehensive preparation, aligning with the specific requirements for both non-professional and professional drivers.

Driver CPC Card Issuance and Requirements

Upon successfully passing all four Driver CPC modules, you’ll receive a Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) card, also referred to as a ‘driver qualification card’ or ‘DQC.’ Here’s what you need to know:

  • The DQC is sent to the address linked to your driving license, underscoring the importance of maintaining accurate address details with the licensing authorities.
  • Ensure your driving license accurately reflects your current photograph and signature to validate your identity on the DQC.
  • Possession of the DQC is mandatory when operating HGVs, buses, or coaches professionally. If awaiting the card’s arrival after passing tests, temporary driving without it is permitted.
  • For those requalifying with 35 hours of periodic training, timely recording of completed training by your provider within 5 working days is crucial to avoid driving restrictions.
  • Typically, the Driver CPC card is dispatched within 20 days upon passing the final test. If not received within this timeframe, contact the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) for assistance at cpcre@dvsa.gov.uk or 0300 123 7721 for inquiries or card replacements.

This structured approach and adherence to guidelines ensure that drivers maintain high standards of competence and safety while navigating the requirements of professional driving careers.

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 serves several critical purposes to uphold safety, professionalism, and regulatory compliance within the industry:

  • Stay Updated: The training ensures drivers are current with industry rules, regulations, and best practices, keeping them informed about any changes that affect their daily operations.
  • Skill Enhancement: By participating in periodic training, drivers enhance their driving skills and techniques, enabling them to perform their duties more effectively and safely.
  • Safety Standards: It reinforces high standards of safety, equipping drivers with knowledge and strategies to mitigate risks and handle challenges on the road responsibly.

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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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