Driver CPC Periodic Training

Suitable for -

All drivers of LGV vehicles

The aim of the course is -

Driver CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence) is an initiative that aims to promote safety among drivers by making regular training a mandatory requirement.

All drivers of LGV vehicles are required to undertake 35 hours of training every five years to ensure that their Driver CPC remains valid. This is applicable to any professional driver who drives vehicles over 3.5 tonnes. The minimum length of a training course that contributes to the Periodic Training requirement is 7 hours.

Failure to complete the periodic training is an offence on the part of the driver and their employer. Both parties also face being fined up to £1,000 the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) has warned.

What is Periodic Training?

Periodic Training is continuing professional development for bus, coach and lorry drivers. It carries on throughout the professional driver’s career, no matter how infrequently they drive.

At ITS, we offer a range of JAUPT Approved courses, which can be used to fulfil your Driver CPC Periodic Training requirements.

This means that many beneficial courses can contribute towards Driver CPC. Combining Driver CPC Periodic Training with existing training requirements can reduce the time spent away from work.

Course Content

Our JAUPT Approved courses include:

Course Title Driver CPC Hours
Height, Access & Safety Harness
2-Day Safe Entry Into Confined Spaces 14 hours
Confined Space Safety Awareness  / Refresher 7 hours
First Aid
Emergency First Aid at Work (Level 2) 7 hours
Plant Operator Refresher, Including the following machines:
180° Excavator Refresher 7 hours
360° Excavator Refresher 7 hours
Forward Tipping Dump Truck Refresher 7 hours
Articulated Dump Truck Refresher 7 hours
Counterbalance Forklift Refresher 7 hours
Telehandler Forklift Refresher 7 hours
Vehicle Mounted Forklift (Moffett Mounty) Refresher 7 hours
Pivot Steer Forklift Refresher 7 hours
Rough Terrain Forklift Refresher 7 hours
Multi-directional Forklift (Combilift) Refresher 7 hours
Reach Truck Refresher 7 hours
Powered Pallet Truck Refresher 7 hours
Sideloader Lift Truck Refresher 7 hours
MEWP (Boom/Scissor Lift/Vehicle Mounted) 7 hours
IPAF 7 hours
Lorry Loader (HIAB) 7 hours
Skid Steer Loader 7 hours
Loading Shovel 7 hours
Overhead / Gantry Crane 7 hours
Vehicle Mounted Crane 7 hours
Signalling & Marshalling Effectively
Slinger/ Signaller 7 hours
Vehicle Manoeuvring 3.5 hours*
Height, Access & Safety Harness
Safety Harness Use & Inspection 3.5 hours*
Mobile Access Tower (Alloy Tower) 7 hours
PASMA 7 hours
Safe Working at Heights 3.5 hours*
Ladder & Stepladder Safety 3.5 hours*
Manual Handling 3.5 hours*

*2 x 3.5 hour courses must be completed within 24 hours, to make up the full 7 hour requirement.

Course Objectives -

Successful completion any of our full day JAUPT Approved training courses (or 2 x half day courses), can be used to contribute 7 hours towards your Driver CPC Periodic Training requirements.

Venue - Contact Us for more Information

Duration - 1 Day

Candidate Numbers - As per specific course

Certification - Driver CPC


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