BIG WHEELERS (SOUTH WALES) LTD
Cardiff, Cardiff, CF14 5GH
Driver CPC - Big Wheelers (South Wales) Limited, are the leading provider in the provision of Driver CPC training to professional drivers in the capital of Wales and the surrounding area.
We have experienced instructors who are approved by the Joint Approvals Unit for Periodic Training and have been providing Driver CPC periodic training to PCV drivers since September 2008.
Big Wheelers (South Wales) Limited have teamed up with Mercedes-Benz to provide top quality training courses that are suitable for LGV drivers of all makes or brands of vehicles commencing September 2009.
The Driver CPC is not going away! It will affect current and future drivers in different ways, a summary of the latest information can be found below:
New Drivers ? Initial CPC
New drivers acquiring a PCV vocational entitlement (D, D+E, D1, D1+E licence) after the 10th September 2008, or an LGV vocational entitlement (C, C+E, C1, C1+E licence) after 10th September 2009 will have to obtain the initial Driver CPC before being able to drive professionally. The new training format will be:
Module 1 ? Theory Test (two parts) 2.5 hours
Module 2 ? CPC Case Study 1.5 hours
Module 3 ? Practical Test 1.5 hours
Module 4 ? Vehicle Safety Demonstration 0.5 hours
Full Vocational Licence Holders
Existing PCV drivers who already hold a full vocational licence on the 10th September 2008 (D, D+E, D1, D1+E licence) and LGV drivers from 10th September 2009 (C, C+E, C1, C1+E licence) are exempt from the initial Driver CPC. This will be referred to as acquired rights.
Both new and existing drivers must complete a total of 35 hours Periodic Training within the 5 years following their initial Driver CPC, or acquired rights, to keep their Driver CPC valid. This means on average each driver must undertake an approved training course of 7 hours (one training day) each year.
Following this, professional PCV drivers exempt from the initial Driver CPC by acqui...
PCV Training, HGV Training, Periodic training, LGV Training, Driver CPC
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