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Driver CPC was introduced in the UK for professional drivers of PSV (09/09/08) and HGV (09/09/09) vehicles. To drive professionally you will need a Uk Drivers Qualifications Card(DQC)

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It is possible to drive in the UK without having a Uk Drivers Qualifications Card.

You will need to have a valid driving licence and a valid vehicle registration.

If you are over the age of 18, you will also need to have a valid driving licence and a valid vehicle registration.

If you are under the age of 18, you will need to have a valid driving licence and a parent or guardian who is present in the vehicle when you are driving.

If you are a foreign national, you will need to have a valid driving licence from your home country.

The driver qualification card is valid for 5 years from the date of issue.

A driver qualification card can be used as identification if it has the driver’s name, photograph, driver licence number, and date of birth.

DQC and digital tachograph cards to be accepted as ID for Driver CPC training. Drivers will later this month be able to use their Driver Qualification Card (DQC) or digital tachograph card as a form of identification for their Driver CPC training.

UK birth, reception and naturalization endorsements Public Insurance card, or a letter from the Department for Work and Pensions or HM Revenue and Customs showing your National Insurance number – find your National Insurance number in the event that you’ve lost it.

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Obtaining your Uk Drivers Qualifications Card 2024.

If you are a driver in the UK, you will need to obtain a driver qualification card. This card will show that you have the required level of experience to drive a motor vehicle. To obtain your qualification card, you will need to:

– Pass a driving test
– Have held a valid driving licence for at least two years
– Have completed a driver training course
– Have a level 2 or 3 driving qualification

To pass your driving test, you will need to:

– Pass a driving test
– Have held a valid driving licence for at least two years
– Have completed a driver training course that covers the UK road rules

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Process of getting your Uk Drivers Qualifications Card 2024

When you are looking to get your driver qualification card, the process can be a little confusing. Here is a step-by-step guide to help you along the way.

1. Go to the Driver Licensing website.

2. Enter your name, date of birth and gender.

3. Click on the “Driver Qualification Card” link.

4. On the next page, you will be asked to provide your driver licence number.

5. Next, you will need to provide your name and address.

6. You will then be asked to provide your email address

Benefits of having your Uk Drivers Qualifications Card 2024

There are a number of benefits to having your driver qualification card.

Firstly, it proves that you are a qualified driver and can operate a vehicle safely.

Secondly, it can help you get discounts on car insurance and other transportation services.

Thirdly, it can prove you are eligible to carry out certain jobs, such as working as a taxi driver or truck driver.

Finally, it can help you get discounts on car rentals and other car-related services.

Steps involve in obtaining your driver qualification card.

There are four steps that you need to take in order to obtain your driver qualification card.

1. Complete an online application form
2. Pay the applicable fee
3. Take the driving test
4. Receive your driver qualification card

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Get Qualified – Initial Qualification 

To gain your (DQC) you will need to pass the Mod 2 and Mod 4 tests. You need to pass the Mod 2 test before you can take the Mod 4 test. 

Mod 2 – Case Studies, a computer based 50 question multiple choice test that can be booked at any Pearson centre in the UK. Contact: 0300 2001122 Cost: £23 no VAT. We recommend preparing for this test by setting up an online account at

Mod 4 – Practical Demonstration, a practical test without any driving. We will prepare you for this test using our load demonstration equipment and vehicles. We have in-house DVSA assessors who will test you the same day as your training. The training and test can all be completed within 1 day. 

Cost: Training £205 + VAT + DVSA Test Fee £55 no VAT. 

Once you have passed the Mod 4 test you will receive your DQC and can start driving professionally. 

Stay Qualified – Periodic Training 

Once you receive your DQC card you will have 5 years before it expires. To keep your card up to date you will need to complete 35 hours (5 days) of classroom training within that 5 years. We recommend completing 7 hours (1 day) per year. We have a large range of topics to choose from including Emergency First Aid, Drivers Hours and Vulnerable Road Users.  

Cost: per 7 Hours £55.21 + VAT + DVSA upload fee £8.75 no VAT.

The Emergency First Aid course can be used as 7 hours Driver CPC and certificated separately as a qualification for an additional £10. 

We run these courses throughout the year at various locations including Hortonwood, Telford, Battlefield, Shrewsbury and Rodenhurst Business Park, High Ercall. These can also be delivered as a group booking at your location anywhere in the UK. In 2019 we delivered these courses everywhere from Cardiff, Wales, to Edinburgh, Scotland. 

If you held an LGV or PSV licence including on acquired rights before the introduction of Driver CPC you automatically received your first 5 year cycle of Driver CPC. If you have completed any Periodic Training you can not do the Initial Qualification. If you have not completed any Periodic Training you can choose to do the 35 hours Periodic Training or the initial Qualification to gain your DQC. 



JAUPT have given Dulson Training permission to deliver this training online so why not complete your Driver CPC at home? Whilst usually classroom based, you can now book, and complete your training in the comfort of your own home. It is very easy to set up on a laptop, tablet or smartphone.

Online and Classroom Driver CPC usually starts at 8am and will finish at 4pm. 

Please be careful not to repeat the same training course. 

Our ADR courses are available online with classroom exams and can include up to 28 hours Driver CPC.

PCV drivers, we have a bespoke module designed especially for you developed with Lakeside Coaches. Customer Service, Diversity, Equality, Mobility, Mental Health and Safegaurding. 

We can build bespoke courses specifically to meet your training needs. Group bookings / day rates are available at our site or at your site nationwide. 

If you would like to book remote Driver CPC you can book these online below or contact us. If you prefer to complete your training in the classroom please contact us on: 

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Customer Reviews

I am really grateful to have the Driver Qualification Card. It has helped me a great deal in the UK. I have been able to use it to find a job and also to keep my job. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who is looking for a job or to keep their job. Thank you very much for this service.

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