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Driver CPC is a Certificate of Professional Competence. The CPC certification is a standard part of expert driving which includes working a lorry, bus and coach. It was first presented over the EU in 2008 to ensure all professional drivers are both competent and proficient. The idea is to set and keep up high standards of road safety, health and safety. Without the driving capability card or identity, any driver can’t drive. CPC will assist individual to enhance their insight, expand their wellbeing and increase the chance to be employable.

New drivers acquire their Driver CPC by passing a series of initial qualification test with both hypothesis and practical sessions. In order to retain driver CPC, every individual will need to complete 35 hours of periodic training every five years to continue driving professionally. …

Rules on HGV Driving Hours

The transportation of products all over the nation consistently is the thing that keeps the UK ticking.

A huge segment of these products extending from nourishment to furniture and everything in the middle of travel around the nation in HGV (Heavy Goods Vehicles).

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Any vehicle that has a maximum permissible weight of more than 3.5 tons is viewed as an HGV by law, and HGV drivers of these vehicles must hold fast to stringent guidelines concerning to what extent they can be in the driver’s seat.

These guidelines are administered by explicit EU law and are determined to battle tiredness and loss of focus; which because sticking to severe driver hours is one of the most basic ways that drivers and fleet supervisors can keep HGVs safe. …

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As the reliance of today’s consumer culture on transportation grows faster and faster, an ever-increasing number of consumer goods are being transported by road to get to their destination. In the 2000s, the EU realized that commercial driving as a career had become so popular that it was having effects on road safety and environmental pollution. Over the next decade, they researched and put into action the CPC Licence, which stands for Certificate of Professional Competence. Introduced across the whole EU starting in 2008 for drivers of Coaches and buses, and 2009 for drivers of Lorries, it aimed to promote driving in the EU as a lucrative career, as well as improve fuel efficiency and road safety for everyone on the road. …

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The Class 1 HGV Licence gives you the authority to drive any LGV vehicle. This licence is obtained by a test, consisting of both a theory and a practical exam. Many people attain the class 2 HGV licence and then stop their further training. While this has been a valid option, taking the upgrade to the class 1 licence results in a lot of perks that aren’t afforded to other classes. Read on to find out why getting a Class 1 HGV licence may be one of the greatest choices you ever make.

What is a Class 1 HGV licence?

To drive large Lorries, you need a category C licence. A class 2 HGV licence allows you to drive these vehicles, known as rigid. It does not allow you to drive trucks with a trailer that is higher than 750 kg. A class 1 licence removes these restrictions and gives you a larger limit. A class 1 HGV licence allows you to drive larger trucks, such as articulated trucks or arctics. …

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According to a survey, it was observed that young LGV or HGV drivers i.e. (Large goods vehicle or Heavy goods Vehicle drivers) are only 2 % of the overall HGV driver population in the UK. Due to the shortage of young HGV drivers, the need and demand for young HGV driver are huge and there are great chances of making HGV driver as a career option. To be a successful HGV driver one needs to obtain an HGV licence. …

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Choosing where to get trained is a troublesome procedure; however, one should give some time and do research. Most importantly, choose which modules you might want training for — the reality of the situation may prove that you don’t have to find an HGV licence training academy for certain modules; self-study might be the best approach.

There are a lot of options available for HGV/LGV training and it’s difficult to find the best, don’t be cheated by the advertisements, offers, complimentary gifts and incentives. Be calm, be certain you understand the way to be followed and recognize what you need. …

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What is the CPC?

New regulations in the commercial driving licensing sector came into play in September 2009. Under these regulations, anyone wishing to drive a goods vehicle for employment has to have completed thirty-five hours of Driver CPC, or Driver Certificate of professional competence.

This certificate is a qualification for professional bus, coach and lorry drivers. A certification that is valid across Europe, this certification seeks to improve road safety and maintain high standards of driving amongst professional drivers who form the majority of road traffic.

How can one acquire a CPC licence?

Commercial driving is a risky profession, one where a slight miscalculation can result in injuries or lost lives. Through the acquisition of a CPC licence after a CPC training course, one can prove their professional competence and qualification for a commercial driving job. …

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If you have interested to drive a truck or Heavy-duty vehicle in the UK, the HGV licence is essential. Are you a candidate looking for ways to become the HGV driver in the UK? By continue reading this blog, you can get useful information to make driving the heavy-duty vehicle as career. In the place of the UK, you can find the HGV vehicles mostly for transporting purposes. Reaching the home of learning the HGV driving techniques is the ideal option for you to become a professional Class 1 HGV driver in the UK.

Know the demand for HGV drivers

While surfing the web, you can find the broaden list of demand for the HGV driver in different industries. By knowing the demand, eligibility, location knowledge and other criteria, you can approach the HGV training class to become a more suitable driver for the profession. …

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It’s been a year since the Driver CPC course became compulsory for all professionals drivers. Since then, drivers have understood the benefits they’ve got from Driver CPC courses. Some drivers say that this course helped them to improve their knowledge and made them safer drivers, other drivers say that it has made them more employable. As a result, you will experience lower incident rates and save money on fuel. So, in this article let us understand the importance of the CPC course and why choosing the best Driver CPC course is important.

Choosing a CPC course

To keep your Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC), you will have to attend 35 hours of training, every 5 years. There are different types of CPC course. So, when choosing a course, pick the right one that’s relevant to you and the type of driving you to do. There’s a huge range of courses available so use this as a chance to develop new driving skills and knowledge. You can take this CPC course more than once in every 5 years. However, it’s not worth considering to help your development. So, ensure that you choose the courses that are most suitable for you. …

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Leading your future in any type of job is quite cumbersome task especially in the driving field. There are wide ranges of driving vacancies are available in society, you have to grab it correctly. If you have an interest in driving the vehicle, you have to choose it as per needs and requirements perfectly. Initially, the salary package and timings should be the most essential factors to be considered in the driving sector.

As well as, HGV training is a mandatory thing, every driver should pass this training course for acquiring more knowledge about driving. HGV means heavy goods vehicles for improving the skills and knowledge of the HGV Driver. First and foremost, the drivers have to take immediate steps to lead their future successfully. Pursuing this course will provide you numerous amounts of benefits in your daily life. …

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