We want all of our members to get the best Driver CPC training available. We are asking you to rate your experience of your Driver CPC training. We want to find the best venues the best trainers and the best  value for money.

Members have been telling us of some fantastic trainers that deliver exceptional training sessions. We are asking what makes a good training day. We have created a questioner to find out what works and doesn’t work for you. And we have a confidential feed back form that you can fill out and we will use your comments to look at issues that could be used to make a better experience for all.

Share your experiences with other drivers and let us find the best venues and trainers.

Driver CPC

The Driver Certificate of Professional Competence is a European wide mandatory HGV driver requirement. The training programme is designed to address a number of key issues that address, road safety, load safety, mechanical understanding, vehicle performance, personal health issues and the rules and regulations pertaining to the position. 

The training is designed to support the Driver in carrying out their duties. The benefits to the driver are many. The main one is that the driver can keep abreast of legislative changes. The driver also has a point of reference to gain unambiguous information relating to the position.

Another important benefit is that the driver can now get to understand all of the aspects of the road transport industry. They get to meet other drivers who may work in a completely different sector of the industry. All of the  acquired knowledge leads to a safer a more efficient road transport system.


Irish School Of Motoring 


The ISM operate from their training centre in Finglas Dublin, Cork and Limerick. The training rooms are very comfortable with free tea/coffee and parking. You can book on line or by phone.  The place is clean and well managed. Hot food is available from a small café and a Centra shop located near by.


The ISM trainers are a mix of  experienced drivers, ADI instructors and health & safety trainers. All training is done using white boards and video screens. The rooms are bright and clean. all training materials are supplied.    

CPC.ie is by far the biggest provider of driver CPC courses in the country. This organisation operates from Hotels all over Ireland. The hotels themselves provide free parking and tea/coffee in the morning. Most venues will have hot food available.  
Trainers are a mix of professional driver, transport CPC holders, health & safety trainers and ADI instructors. All use video projectors and flip charts.  Booking on line or by phone.

Hynes Driving School
Training Centres in Tullamore, Roscrea and Mullingar. Booking by phone.
Courses are delivered using Projectors and Flip Charts. Trainers are ADI Instructors.

FTA Ireland

The Freight Transport Association run courses in Dublin, Portlaoise and Limerick. The Dublin Training venue is in their training centre and venues outside Dublin are in Hotels. All venues provide  parking and tea/coffee on arrival.
Trainers are ADI instructors and Transport manager CPC holders.  Flip Charts and projectors are used to deliver the material.  Booking by Phone or email

Swilly Group
The Swilly Group provide driver CPC training in Monaghan, Letterkenny, Carrick -on -Shannon and Dublin. The letterkenny venue is the Groups training centre and the other venues are Hotels. All venues provide parking and tea/coffee on arrival,
Trainers are ADI instructors and Transport CPC holders.  Booking is by phone or email.

The aim of our survey is to gather information on the level of satisfaction of the training that drivers are receiving. If you feel strongly about any aspect of training please contact us in confidence.  

If you would like to add a Driver CPC Provider to the list please let us know. The information we gather is for the benefit of professional drivers. Both Training Providers and Drivers will benefit from quality training. Please be fair when you are filling out the surveys. It is important that the information you provide is a true reflection of your training experience.

The information you provide is confidential and we do not pass this information on to third parties.   

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