PERIODIC DRIVER CPC (35 HOURS)
Those that have obtained the Driver CPC must complete 35 hours Periodic Training within every 5 years. The 5 years is the expiry date on the the DQC (Driver Qualification Card). For most drivers, this is 9th September 2024.
The training is generally carried out in 7 hour (1 day) blocks meaning 5 days are required. The days can be spread out over the 5 years such as 1 per year, or as a 5-day block.
Periodic Driver CPC Training can consist of any content that is approved.
Keep Legal have a very wide range of courses including:
A Driver’s Health
Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health
Defensive Driving & Roadcraft
Health & Safety
Safe Loading of Vehicles
Vulnerable Road Users
Working with Others
Once you have carried out 35 hours of training, your 5 year expiry date will be extended by 5 years.
You can check for yourself how much more Driver CPC Periodic Training you require by registering and logging into the Government Site at https://www.gov.uk/check-your-driver-cpc-periodic-training-hours.
If you want to be able to deliver approved Driver CPC training to your own drivers and others, take a look at our Driver CPC Consortium.
For more information, please do not hesitate to contact us.