Driver CPC Training

Driver CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence) was introduced to raise standards and improve safety across all EU states.

All professional bus/coach drivers and drivers of lorries of 3.5 tons and upwards are required complete Driver CPC training .

Professional drivers of vehicle licence categories C, C1, CE, C1E must undertake driver CPC training if they want to drive for a living.

Affected drivers will need to complete a minimum of 35 hours of Joint Approvals Unit for Periodic Training (JAUPT) approved driver CPC training within every 5 year cycle starting on September 10th 2008 for bus and coach drivers and September 10th 2009 for lorry drivers.