DRIVER CPC (CERTIFICATE OF PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE)
Our organization has been approved by Transport Malta as a Training Provider for Driver CPC Initial and Periodic Training.
The Certificate of Competence (CPC) programme is primarily aimed at improving road safety and driver skills to an improvement in the professional image of industry, whilst at the same time improving environmental performance of the industry. The programme covers the following subjects:
Transport and Logistics
Safe and fuel efficiency driving
Security & Regulations
Health, Safety & Environment
Excellent Customer Service
All Road Haulage Operators (truck drivers and freight forwarders) and National Passenger Transport (minibus and coaches drivers) have to attend the CPC periodic training to maintain their license.
WHEN DID DRIVER CPC COME INTO EFFECT?
The regulations state that with effect 10th September 2008, drivers who are in possession of a driving license (Categories D, D+E, D1, D1+E) and are engaged in the carriage of passengers by road for hire or reward, must be in possession of a Certificate of Competence (CPC).
For lorry and Van drivers (over 3.5 tons): 10 September 2009. Similarly, with effect of 10th September 2009, drivers who are in possession of a driving license (Categories C, C+E, C1, C1+E) and are engaged in the carriage of goods by road for hire or reward, must be in possession of a Certificate of Competence (CPC).