We’ve Become a Driver CPC Training Centre

Driver CPC training

Simply Waste Solutions has become an official training centre for delivery of Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) for the Joint Approvals Unit of Periodic Training (JAUPT).

The Diver CPC qualification is necessary for professional Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) and Passenger Carrying Vehicle (PCV) drivers. This legislation was introduced across Europe with the aim of improving road safety and maintaining high standards of driving.

New drivers gain their Driver CPC by passing four initial qualification tests with both theory and practical assessments. Once qualified, every 5 years drivers must undergo 35 hours of periodic training to maintain this qualification.

Our Academy Training Manager has been a multi-disciplined trainer for many years and has a wealth of experience in both creating and delivering CPC courses. He has been working hard to have Simply Waste Solutions recognised as a CPC training centre to further ensure that we stand out as a beacon of excellence in all forms of driver training.

Being recognised as a CPC training centre is fantastic news and testament to the high standards that we expect from all our frontline drivers. Being able to offer this training in-house, ensures that and training delivered is targeted to best facilitate the growth of the company.
driver cpc room in session

Becoming a CPC training centre follows on from the success achieved last year when our Training Academy started delivering Emergency First Aid at Work to all our frontline staff. This is a Level 3 qualification and is equivalent to 5 GCSE’s or one A Level, a fantastic achievement for anyone to gain. It also underpins our principles of investing in our people, such an important part of our business because, in turn, they invest in us.

Training and investing in our people doesn’t stop there and is best shown with the introduction of our Driver Apprenticeship scheme. We bring shining stars forward to train them as the new generation of Simply Waste drivers, to read the success stories from last year click here.