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You must do 35 hours of periodic training every 5 years to keep your Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) to drive a lorry, bus or coach. The deadline for the existing 5 year period is 9th September 2019. This will apply to any driver who operates under acquired rights. For all other drivers your deadline will be shown on your card. 
 
It’s up to you when you take the training courses, as long as you do them within the 5-year period. 
 
If you miss your deadline, you cannot drive professionally until you’ve finished your training.  
 
 
You must do 35 hours of periodic training every 5 years to keep your Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) to drive a lorry, bus or coach. The deadline for the existing 5 year period is 9th September 2019. This will apply to any driver who operates under acquired rights. For all other drivers your deadline will be shown on your card. 
 
It’s up to you when you take the training courses, as long as you do them within the 5-year period. 
 
If you miss your deadline, you cannot drive professionally until you’ve finished your training. edit it. 
 
Having ‘acquired rights’ means that you did not have to take the Driver CPC initial qualification because of your existing driving experience. 
 
You still need to take periodic training, but there are set deadlines. 
 
Training block Lorry driver Bus or coach driver Dual-category driver (lorry, bus and coach) 
 
First block of training 9 September 2014 9 September 2013 9 September 2013 
Second block training 9 September 2019 9 September 2018 9 September 2019* 
Third block training 9 September 2024 9 September 2023 9 September 2024 
 
Failure to compete the training will not only mean that you are no longer allowed drive professsionally until completed, but if caught doing so you will face a £1,000 fine. 
 
 
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