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CPC for Drivers of Goods Transport Ct. C) Vehicles – Initial Training (DISCOUNTED)

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CPC for Drivers of Goods Transport Ct. C) Vehicles - Initial Training (DISCOUNTED)


MQF Level
2 to 3 times weekly or Saturday
16:30 - 20:30
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face 100%


The Driver CPC is compulsory for all those who earn an income from driving vehicles for the carriage of passengers and goods. In the case of vehicles used for the carriage of goods, this qualification is required only for drivers who drive vehicles with a gross vehicle weight greater than 3,500kg.

Drivers who obtained their driving licence in category C or C1 after the 10th of September 2009 are also required to pass an Initial Qualification in order to obtain the Driver CPC.

The course is 63 hours long.  Tuition will be held at the Institute of Mechanical Engineering, MCAST, Paola.

Advanced Training in Rational Driving Based on Safety Regulations

  • To know the characteristics of the transmission system in order to make the best possible use of it:
  • To know the technical characteristics and operation of the safety controls in order to control the vehicle, minimise wear and tear and prevent disfunctioning
  • Ability to optimise fuel consumption: optimisation of fuel consumption by applying know-how from previous points
  • Ability to load the vehicle with due regard for safety rules and proper vehicle use

Application of Regulations

  • To know the social environment of road transport and the rules governing it
  • To know the regulations governing the carriage of goods

Health, Road and Environmental Safety, Service, Logistics

  • To make drivers aware of the risks of the road and of accidents at work:
  • Ability to prevent criminality and trafficking in illegal immigrants:
  • Ability to prevent physical risks:
  • Awareness of the importance of physical and mental ability:
  • Ability to assess emergency situations and behaviour in an emergency situation:
  • Ability to adopt behaviour to help enhance the image of the company:
  • To know the economic environment of road haulage and the organisation of the market:

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

 A Certificate will be issued by Transport Malta.

There are no exams with MCAST.  Exams will be done through Transport Malta.

Fee covers tuition given by MCAST. Students are encouraged to bring a pen and notepad for note-taking during the training.

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