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35 hours CPC – Including our recruitment course – DIRECT ACCESS COURSE

We asked Nikki Richardson Training & Operations Controller for one of our locations to give us a run through on The LGV Training Companies Recruitment course they offer that includes CPC training. A typical week at a Direct Access course held at one of our locations. Mondays Modules – Driving Skills, Safe and Fuel efficient driving […]

Ed’s Blog – The Driver CPC

Certificate of professional competence (The Driver CPC) This week at The LGV Training Company, we have decided to look into the two types of CPC & the options that you have going forward for employment. The Driver CPC is ONLY required if you are looking to drive an HGV / LGV for financial gain (being paid to […]

What is the Driver CPC?

The Driver CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence) was brought in to effect back in 2009 to improve the skills of newly qualified HGV/PCV drivers across Europe and was introduced to help reduce the amount of traffic accidents involving professional drivers. Who needs it? The CPC qualification still remains somewhat of a minefield for newly qualified […]

The Driver Qualification Card (DQC)

You’ll get your DQC when you’ve completed either your initial qualification or your 35 hours of periodic training if you have a Great Britain photocard licence. It will be sent to the address on your driving licence. If you have ‘acquired rights’ You won’t get a DQC if you have your Driver Certificate of Professional […]

The Driver CPC Periodic Training Requirement

All drivers, whether they’re new to the Industry or experienced, now have to undertake a minimum of 35 hours of training every five years to ensure that their Driver CPC is current. This is known as Periodic Training, or ‘The Driver CPC Periodic Training Requirement.’ Periodic Training is designed to confirm and expand on existing […]

The Driver CPC Module 4

The Driver CPC Initial Qualification consists of two parts; Module 2 and Module 4. The Driver CPC Module 4 is the ‘Demonstration test’ or Practical part of the Driver CPC Initial Qualification. Module 4 focuses on vehicle safety and has been developed with the support and advice of the industry. The itself test lasts approximately 30 minutes. […]

Taking the sting out of CPC Periodic Training

 At The LGV Training Company we’re of the opinion that the easy way is generally better than the hard way. We think most people would agree with that!   That’s why when it comes to Driver CPC Periodic Training, we’ve devised a product which makes the process of achieving your periodic training hours simpler.   […]