CPC Training

The Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) became a legal requirement for everyone operating an LGV vehicle over 3.5 tonnes from September 2009.

Drivers must undertake 35 hours of training every five years in order to meet the CPC requirement. The training must consist of approved courses and Mercedes-Benz are proud to be able to offer these at facilities across the UK.

So, whether you are a driver or fleet manager, Mercedes-Benz can offer you the assistance and expertise to help you prepare and adjust to this new legislation.

The information on this site ranges from course details to testimonials by those involved with the Mercedes-Benz DriverTraining programme. If you cannot find the information that you need then please contact us on 0800 090 090 and we will be happy to help you with your enquiry.


CPC courses

Each of our seven hour courses have been designed to be interactive, varied and interesting with optional assessment and feedback at the end.

Through a mixture of classroom and in-cab training we aim to provide an enjoyable learning experience that brings every driver to a level far beyond the minimum demanded by the legislation.


Train the Trainer

As a larger fleet operator, if you have your own training team, for just £30 plus £8.75 DSA registration fee per driver, plus a small set up cost, we will enable you to deliver our professional CPC Driver Training courses in-house - using your own driver trainers, to maximise efficiency and minimise costs. Mercedes-Benz will take care of all the necessary administration, record keeping and DVLA driver uploads.

This solution gives you:

  • Full utilisation of existing driver training resource
  • Fixed and predictable costs per head
  • Over 20 quality JAUPT approved courses to choose from
  • Course materials and content consistently updated
  • No administration or support costs
  • Free 24/7 access to our bespoke IT systems, managing driver and HR requirements
  • Access to our hire fleet of multi-seat training vehicles

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As the first dedicated Truck Sales and Truck & Van Aftersales dealer for the South West we pride ourselves in representing a brand known for quality and efficiency. In every aspect of our day-to-day operations we strive to be the best that we can be, and the best for your business.

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