The Freight Transport Association (FTA) will work with you to help identify the most practical, efficient and cost-effective way to manage your Driver CPC programme.

We have a range of options available, from public courses, in-company training and Consortium membership.

With FTA Vision, customers can now see their drivers’ training records in the same portal as their tachograph infringements and audit reports bringing together all this information in one easy-to-read area.

What’s more, training courses delivered by FTA will automatically populate the learning records into Vision so that you can track what is being taught.   

The Driver CPC tracker shows progress against the uploaded expiry date of the Driver Qualification Card (DQC).

The benefits of the FTA’s Driver CPC training course include:

  • 24-7 COURSE DELIVERY - to suit the needs of your business.
  • BESPOKE COURSE DEVELOPMENT.
  • COMPETITIVE RATES - offering excellent value for money, a professional and approachable team of trainers who offer a wealth of knowledge and experience.
  • FLEXIBLE, COST-EFFECTIVE TRAINING OPTIONS: Consortium, In-Company and Public training.

For Passenger Driver CPC courses, please take a look at our Passenger Operations section.

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Driver CPC - Drivers Hours, Working Time and Record Keeping

Stirling, Leeds + 7 more

Objective:

This course is designed to highlight drivers’ responsibilities under drivers’ hours legislation and provide practical experience of working with analogue and digital equipment.

Locations:

Belfast, Bristol, Leamington Spa, Leeds, Stevenage, Stirling, Tunbridge Wells, Warrington, In-Company training

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Driver CPC - Driving Skills Workshop

Warrington, Tunbridge Wells + 5 more

Driver training in the UK primarily involves a traditional approach to the acquisition of skills. Traffic education involves a broad range of concepts that go far beyond the physical act of controlling a vehicle. Following the principles of defensive driving, this workshop provides a cost-effective method to enhance and improve driving skills. 

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Driver CPC - Driving Values

Belfast, Leeds + 6 more

This course is designed to encourage drivers to follow best practices as well as compliance standards, ensuring that legal, safety and environmental obligations are met and exceeded. 

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Driver CPC - Driving with Digital

Leeds, Stirling + 5 more

This course is designed to highlight drivers’ responsibilities under drivers’ hours recording equipment legislation. It provides practical instruction and guidance on recording and inputting data using digital tachograph equipment. 

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Driver CPC - Emergency First Aid at Work

Leeds, Stirling + 4 more

This course is designed to provide professional drivers with the skills and confidence to administer first aid in emergency situations while on the road. Drivers attending this course will also receive a 3-year Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) certificate issued by Highfield Qualifications. The dual certification is subject to passing a practical and a written assessment. 

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Driver CPC - Operator Licence Compliance

Belfast, Warrington + 6 more

This course details the responsibilities of both the driver and operator with regards to the operator licensing system and supporting regulations. 

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Driver CPC - Protecting Company Image

Objective:

This 1-day in-company workshop theory course covers the importance of company and professional driver image. It concentrates on the requirements, skills, and responsibilities of drivers and how actions, interruptions, distractions and slips in concentration can impact company, driver and other road users.

In-Company training

 

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Driver CPC - Road Legal

Belfast, Bristol + 5 more

This course offers an in-depth review of road traffic law to support a driver’s knowledge of navigating roads safely and securely with confidence. 

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Driver CPC - Safe Urban Driving

Objectives:

Safe Urban Driving (SUD) is essential training for all commercial drivers operating HGVs regularly in the urban environment and where there are high volumes of vulnerable road users, such as cyclists and pedestrians.

SUD is a 1-day course that consists of 2 x 3.5 hour modules, 1 classroom-based module and 1 practical module where drivers can get on bikes for a cyclist’s view of the road, giving a great insight into what it is like to be riding alongside larger vehicles. Aiming to make the attendee more aware of their actions.

In-Company training

 

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Driver CPC - SAFEDrive

Leamington Spa, Tunbridge Wells + 3 more

Being Safe and Fuel Efficient 

Fuel efficient driving techniques can save 3 per cent of the annual fuel bill, however to achieve the saving we need to educate drivers in how to achieve this. This 1-day classroom theory course is aimed at all professional goods drivers but is also beneficial for driver trainers and fleet managers. It is designed to update drivers in the use of the technology and techniques required to drive safely whilst optimising fuel efficiency. 

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