Tag: Driver CPC

Still Not Achieved Your CPC?

As we are now past the original deadline for most Driver's CPC entitlements, those who have not yet fulfilled their full 35-hour requirement are facing a lose of work and earnings until they can do so. Please Note: If you do not have your Driver CPC entitlement, you cannot work "for hire or reward"¬†under any circumstances. We at TMC Assist are running Driver CPC courses every two weeks; you can see information related to our courses, their topics and dates they are…

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Drivers’ CPC Training Figures – An Article by Keith Grey CMILT of the FTA

With less than 3 weeks left to the 'acquired rights' Driver CPC deadline on 9th September, I thought I would provide an update on the performance of periodic training uploads. The data is extracted from DVSA's monthly figures, but presented in a slightly different format. The chart shows this 5 year period (Sept 14 -Sept 19) compared with the last 5 year period (Sept 09 - Sept 14). The first thing you notice is how remarkably similar the shapes of…

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The CPC Deadline is 21-days away – Are you prepared?

As we hurtle towards the deadline for the CPC qualifications, we here at TMC Assist have received a number of enquires from Operators & Drivers who have left it 'to the last minute' to complete their Driver CPC qualification. We ask that Drivers & Operators make a concerted effort to ensure all relevant staff have completed their qualification; as failure to do so will bar you from working for 'Hire & Reward' until you complete a NEW Driver CPC qualification -…

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‘No Deal Brexit’ is No-Good for the Industry

With the possibility of a 'No-Deal' Brexit looming large, a number of operators have built up expectations that certain parts of our relationship with the EU will disappear or change when it occurs. But in truth, very little will change - The Driver CPC will go nowhere. Our supply chain and logistic will still rely quite heavily on Europe. And there are concerns that Kent may become nothing more than a glorified car park. Do not let this major change in our system go…

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Drivers’ CPC Deadline – Are You On Target?

With most Drivers' having completed their initial Drivers' CPC 5-year course in September 2014 or before; we are fast approaching the deadline for the latest round to be completed. Unfortunately, most operators are taking the stance that they have 'over a year' to complete these courses. However, if this trend continues operators may find themselves short on time with little to no option as to when or where they complete their courses; which could lead to price-gouging or worse, failing to…

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FTA calls on the DVSA to review DCPC in light of EU-Mandated Changes

In view of the EU-Mandated changes, that are required to become domestic law within the next two years; The Frieght Transport Association (FTA) has called upon the DVSA to review the delivery of Driver CPC (DCPC). With Brexit fast approaching, the government have laid out that all European Law in operation by 23rd March 2019 will be adopted into domestic legislation. They have also given no indication that the DCPC will be scrapped after Brexit. In their call to action, the FTA…

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