PJT training is an approved training centre and is authorised by JAUPT. The Joint Approvals Unit for Periodic Training - JAUPT. JAUPT is a not-for-profit company that was established in 2007 to enable the Competent Authorities (DVSA in Great Britain and the DVA in Northern Ireland) to manage the application process and quality assurance programme of centres and courses for the periodic training element of ‘The Vehicle Drivers (Certificates of Professional Competence) Regulations 2007.


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Driver CPC Training

The Driver Certificate of Professional Competence - (DCPC) has been introduced to the UK through EU Directive 2009/59. It is a new qualification that all lorry, coach and bus drivers will need if they wish to drive professionally for a living. It has been introduced to improve the skills and knowledge of professional drivers.

  • Recognising, underpinning and developing the knowledge and skills that are needed for a professional driver to undertake his / her duties.
  • Keeping drivers up to date with new legislation applicable to them (i.e. drivers’ hours, digital tachographs etc).
  • Raising the profile and professionalism of drivers and the transport industry.

PJT are an approved Driver CPC Training Centre, delivering a variety of programs which are fully compliant with DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency) and the requirement to qualify LGV drivers with their 35 hours of Periodic training…

  • Full 1 day Course - Every Thursday & Saturday, each week for just £55 pp (incl upload fee).

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PJT: Driver CPC Training Courses

Drivers who obtained their licence prior to 2008/2009 were afforded acquired rights, that gave them an additional five years to complete there CPC training.

  1. In 2014, all commercial drivers now on the road were expected to have a valid CPC card.
  2. New drivers who completed the initial CPC qualification are presented with a CPC card demonstrating they have met their legal requirements.
  3. That card is vaild for five years.
DCPC is divided into two areas;
  1. Initial
  2. Periodic

Initial Training applies to drivers who first passed a vocational driving entitlement after 10 September 2008 for PCV Drivers and 10 September 2009 for LGV Drivers. Such drivers may not drive commercially unless they have a Driver Qualification Card (DQC).

Periodic Training covers drivers who held a PCV / LGV licence prior to these dates or who have completed their initial DQC since then. These drivers must complete 35 hours of training over a five year period. For drivers who obtained their vocational licence prior to the dates above, the first deadline is 9th September 2014. Once they receive a DQC they will need to undertake another 35 hours training between 10th September 2014 and 9th September 2019. This cycle then repeats every five years.

For newly qualified drivers they have until the expiry date on their DQC to complete the next 35 hours training.

  • Full 1 day Course - Thursday & Saturday of every week, for just £55 (incl upload fee).

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