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Driver CPC - Driver Essentials and Highway Code


The CPC ‘Driver Essentials and Highway Code’ course is comprised of a theory module. The 7 hour course contributes towards the legal training requirement of 35 hours that each professional driver must take in order to retain their professional driving licence.


1 day (7 hours)


  • Introduction to course & Aims & objectives
  • Health, Safety and Emergencies
  • Legislation (including Drivers Hours, Rules and Regulations and the Working Time Directive)
  • Personal Health and Wellbeing
  • Prevention of Criminality and Trafficking
  • Vehicle Systems (Safety Controls)
  • Debrief, complete feedback, final questions


By the end of the course, delegates will be able to:

  • Identify what is Law and what is Guidance within the Highway Code
  • Explain what signs and road markings mean
  • Explain how the RT Working Time works in relation to their daily, weekly reference period
  • Explain how EU Drivers’ Hours works in relation with their daily, weekly, fortnightly driving period
  • Identify any lack of compliance within their current schedule of work/driving
  • Describe how to undertake a ‘Professional’ daily vehicle check
  • Answer Highway Code questions

Training can be delivered up to 20 drivers.

Course details & dates

Course Length: 1 Day
Price: £60 + VAT per delegate
Venue: Building 3, North London Business Park, Oakleigh Road South, New Southgate, London, N11 1GN. (Map)


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