Professional Driver - Theory & Practical Defensive Driving


JAUPT Approved Certification

Includes Certification (7 Hours towards CPC requirements)

DSA Upload fees are recharged at cost which is currently £8.75 per delegate per seven-hour course (VAT exempt)


Professional drivers are required to partake in ongoing training to keep standards high and improve safety on the road. Every 5 years, you are required to complete 35 hours of this refresher training, or 7 hours per year.

The 3.5 hour theory session is attended by all six drivers on the first morning. Two drivers then undertake a 3.5 hour in vehicle training session on a ratio of two drivers to one trainer which completes their seven hours of training.

The next day the remaining four drivers complete their 3.5 practical session - two drivers a.m. and two p.m. This completes the seven hours CPC training for these four drivers.

Who should attend?

Suitable for all drivers undergoing Driver CPC.

This course would suit :

  • Van Drivers
  • Truck Drivers
  • Coach Drivers
  • Taxi Drivers


7 Hour Course of Training (Full Module)


First-2-Aid-U Training Suite, Glasgow (Convenient free parking available).
On site instruction available by request.

Course Content

  • Defensive Driving Theory
  • Collision Factors
  • Human Behaviour
  • Hazard Anticipation and Compensation
  • Vehicle Control


The application of the system in a range of situations including at junctions & roundabouts, when overtaking and on the motorway will be discussed.

The session concludes with a knowledge check quiz.

Includes certification for 7 hours towards CPC Requirements. (1 Full CPC Module)


A maximum of 15 students can be accommodated on this course.

Combine this module with one of our other 3.5 hour modules to create a JAUPT approved seven hour Driver CPC course.
Both modules must be delivered on one day or in a 24 hour period to qualify for 7 hours CPC periodic training attendance.