Burke CPC No Longer Provides Driver CPC Training
Burke CPC are no longer providers of Driver CPC periodic training programmes. We highly recommend Prestige Training, you can find their website here.
Driver CPC was introduced across the EU in 2008 for professional bus drivers and in 2009 for professional truck drivers to set and maintain high standards of road safety, health and safety and driving among professional drivers of buses and trucks.To keep your Driver CPC, you must do 35 hours of periodic training over the next five years. Training is on a one-day-per-year basis.
- Ensuring all professional drivers have good driving and safety standards and that those standards are maintained throughout their career
- Creating a common standard for the training and testing of drivers throughout the EU
- Reducing fatalities and serious injuries on Irish roads. The RSA’s target is for Ireland to have one of the lowest casualty rates in Europe.
Driver CPC Module 1 - Control of Vehicle and ECO Driving Techniques.
This module deals with the characteristics of the transmission system, the effective use of safety controls in buses and trucks and optimising fuel consumption.
Driver CPC Module 2 - Minimising Risks and managing emergencies in the Transport Industry.
This modules deals with techniques for accident reduction; different types of accident, accident statistics, assessment and behaviour in emergency situations and drafting accident reports
Driver CPC Module 3 - Health and Safety for the Professional Driver.
This module deals with the awareness of the importance of physical and mental ability and preventing physical risks.
Driver CPC Module 4 - The Role of the professional Drive in the Transport Industry
This module deals with the behaviour of the driver, the quality of work and vehicle maintenance, Additionally it looks at dealing with dealing with customers, enforcement agency personnel and efficient driving styles
Driver CPC Module 5 - The Professional Truck Driver
This module deals with the safe loading of vehicles, prevention of crimi8nalty and people trafficking, the regulations governing the carriage of goods and the organisation of the haulage market.
Driver CPC Module 6 - The Professional Bus Driver
This module deals with passenger safety and comfort, loading vehicles and preventing criminality and trafficking. In addition it looks at the regulations governing the carriage of passengers, the economic environment and the organisation of the market.
You can check what modules you have completed on the My Driver CPC Portal here