CPC Driver Training Liverpool: CPC is an acronym for Certificate of Professional Competence and if you’re professionally operating a bus, coach or lorry then you must have your Initial Driver CPC certification. This certification lasts for five years and before it expires you must complete 35 hours of Periodic Training in order to renew it and keep driving professionally. Be aware that you can be fined up to £1,000 for driving professionally without Driver CPC.
If you passed your car test after January 1997 and will be using your licence for work, you will need to undertake Initial Driver CPC Training. If you passed your car test before January 1997, and have a C1 or 7.5 ton entitlement on your licence, you do not need to take all four modules of the Initial Driver CPC Qualification, you only have to complete modules 2 and 4 of the course. There are some exemptions to people needing to have CPC certification. Click here to see a full list of exemptions from Driver CPC
If you drive any of the following vehicles as a means of your primary income, you must be legally CPC certified:
Driver CPC training is split into two parts, Initial and Periodic.