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Have your say on proposed changes to Driver CPC

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The Joint Approvals Unit for Periodic Training (JAUPT) recently launched a consultation seeking feedback from stakeholders on proposed changes to the periodic training system for commercial drivers. The consultation is open from 15th March 2023 to 27th April 2023, and JAUPT have invited input from a wide range of interested parties, including drivers, training providers, […]

‘Catastrophic’ backlog at driving licence body, warns union

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Union says decisions made by managers at the DVLA driving licence body have meant a “catastrophic” processing backlog of 1.4 million cases. Mark Serwotka, head of the Public and Commercial Services union, said if staff were allowed to work from home the backlog could be reduced. He told Transport Committee MPs other members of the […]

JAUPT Clarify Rules on CPC Course Repetition

    Following an earlier statement regarding unnecessary repetition of periodic CPC courses, JAUPT (the Joint Approvals Unit for Periodic Training) have now clarified the rules for training centres and drivers.   The Regulations specify  that a range of different subjects should be covered over the driver’s 35 hours of training. DVSA/JAUPT will monitor training uploads and […]

CPC Courses Can Not Be Repeated

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In a bulletin dated 27th July 2020,  DCPC JAUPT:0349,  JAUPT (Joint Approvals Unit for Periodic Training)  informed CPC training centres of changes to the regulations based on a review and consultation with bodies involved in the delivery and users of periodic training.   Among the changes advised was ” Drivers should complete 7 hours of […]

Driver CPC Training can resume say JAUPT

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    The DVSA issued an update on classroom courses today 11th November 2020 Some trainers may be aware of a DVSA update of 3 November that stated face-to-face periodic training must be suspended until December. We would like to draw your attention to the below clarification which DVSA have recently published. Update on Driver […]