LGV Driver Training

Module 4 DCPC Practical Safety Demonstration

DCPC Training

The Driver CPC Module 4 test is required by drivers who have not held a truck driving licence before 9/9/2009 or bus driving licence before 9/9/2008. In order to drive professionally, new drivers must pass this practical demonstration test (along with Driver CPC parts 1, 2 and 3 click here for more info) You will not need to complete the Driver CPC Module 4 test if you already have a Driver Qualification Card.

The Driver CPC Module 4 is a practical demonstration test carried out by a TL Training registered DSA examiner. The test requires you to demonstrate competence when carrying out a variety of security checks on your vehicle.  You can bring your own suitable vehicle C1/C/C+E/D1/D or use one of our vehicles for the test.

Driver CPC Module 4 Certificates will be issued on completion and passing of the test.

Driver CPC Part 4 Test: Practical Demonstration

You must have passed the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) part 2 test before we can book your Driver CPC part 4 test. Candidates are required to produce their Module 2 certificate.

You Must Also Bring One Of The Following:

  • A Great Britain photocard driving licence
  • A Northern Ireland photocard driving licence and paper counterpart
  • An EU photocard driving licence (and paper counterpart, if you have one)
  • If you don’t have a photocard driving licence, bring your paper licence and a valid passport

Your test will be cancelled and you’ll lose your fee if you don’t bring these.

How The Test Works

The Module 4 is a practical demonstration test carried out by a TL Training registered DSA examiner from the TL Training test centre in Bromborough. The test requires you to demonstrate competence when carrying out a variety of security checks on your vehicle.

You’re tested on being able to:

  • Load the vehicle following safety rules and to keep it secure
  • Stop trafficking in illegal immigrants
  • Assess emergency situations
  • Reduce physical risks to yourself or others
  • Do a walkaround vehicle safety check

The test is made up of 5 topics from the Driver CPC syllabus. You can score up to 20 points for each topic.

To pass you have to score at least 15 out of 20 in each topic area and have an overall score of at least 80 out of 100.

After You’ve Qualified

After you’ve passed all 4 of the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) tests, you’ll be sent a Driver Qualification Card or ‘DQC’.

You must carry your Driver CPC card while driving a lorry, bus or coach professionally.

Staying Qualified

Every 5 years you must:

If you’re 65 or over you must renew your lorry or bus driving licence every year.

The notes in this section are for guidance only. Whilst we take every care to ensure the accuracy of the information contained therein any reference should be used for guidance only. Where more specific or legal advice is required we recommend consulting the relevant Government Agency.

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