Driver PSV Training
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Driver CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence) was introduced across the European Union to raise standards and improve safety.
All professional bus and coach drivers and drivers of Lorries of 3.5 ton’s and upwards, license categories C, C1, C+E, C1+E must hold a Driver CPC if they want to drive for a living.
Affected drivers will need to complete a minimum of 35 hours of approved training within every 5 year cycle starting on September 10th 2008 for bus and coach drivers and September 10th 2009 for lorry drivers.
The minimum length of a periodic training course is 7 hours (1 day’s course) . Courses can be split into two parts of 3.5 hours subject to approval. However the second part must start within 24 hours of the completion of the first part in order to count towards driver CPC periodic training.
Periodic training should be designed to complement a driver’s work and be relevant to their everyday job. Those who hold license’s in category C, C1, CE, C1E on the date of introduction be granted acquired rights (Grandfather Rights) up until 9th September 2014.
Before September 9th 2014 those who wish to continue driving for a living will need to have completed 35 hours of approved periodic training*
Upon completion of all 5 Modules no further tests or examinations will be required and you will have accumulated a total of 35 hours Training for that period
*Failure to complete the training before these dates would mean that you would be driving illegally with a likely fine to be up to £1,000.00
Full Module details are for the driver C.P.C Modules -
- Monday -Drivers Hours & Tachograph including Working Time Directive , Personal Wellbeing
- Tuesday – Digital Tachographs , Manual Handling
- Wednesday -Analogue Tachographs , Rural & Urban Driving
- Thursday -Vehicle & Load handling systems , Company procedures & secure transport operations
- Friday -Safe & economic driving , Health & Safety in transport
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Very happy with the fork lift training delivered on site. I’d happily recommend Ace Trainers. Kevin Holden
Thanks to Ace Trainers we were booked onto a course with very little notice (thanks to a cancellation) at a very competitive price. The level of instruction was very thorough and our novice fork truck driver was very comfortable with the training. All round; extremely pleased with the service provided.
Thanks Mike for the professional and constructive way you have organised both our management and drivers! The information and instruction you have supplied regarding our safety, procedures and responsibilities now ensures we are compliant and more efficient. We look forward to working with in the future.
Roy & Marianne Edwards,
I would recommend Ace Trainers , There pricing is very reasonable and below the market average however the level of training is top rate, I would be happy to tell my fellow businessmen about your service, We initially used Ace Trainers for one booking which lead into an additional two bookings due to the service and training received
Very Professional and a very helpful Company customer service seems a thing of the past but not for Ace Trainers Would recommend ,Thanks you for helping me pass my Drivers CPC Course
The course was tailored to our needs which was fantastic because we had one complete beginner, one person with a little experience and one person who just need a refresher. Even with these very different levels of experience the candidates found the course easy to understand. All candidates passed the course and the course which was fantastic. The tutors were friendly and very knowledgeable. We would definitely recommend this course and it was excellent value for money!
Mike and the Ace team refreshed my forklift operation courses on both Bendi and Counterbalance lift trucks. The experience was friendly, supportive and professional from start to finish and at an extremely competitive price. I have no …More Mike and the Ace team refreshed my forklift operation courses on both Bendi and Counterbalance lift trucks. The experience was friendly, supportive and professional from start to finish and at an extremely competitive price. I have no hesitation in recommending the Ace team, the name really does describe the service! Well done!Stuart Gordon
I cannot thank you enough for your assistance and professionalism regarding an enquiry I made at the 11th hour so to speak. It is so refreshing to receive a prompt and professional service. I do wish you every success future as you deserve it. The level of training received was excellent. Thank you again.
JB, Facilities Manager
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