Sharpes Staff Training

CPC Training

As of the 9 September 2013, all bus and coach drivers are required by law to have Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC). At Sharpes of Nottingham, all our drivers have already achieved this accreditation and have obtained a BTEC Certificate Level 2 in Transporting Passengers by Bus and Coach. The BTEC Level 2 Certificate is a programme of study that allows drivers to focus on a particular chosen area.  The qualification is designed to be work-related and develop a specific set of practical skills, and enhance the knowledge of drivers in transporting passengers.
The qualification is the culmination of 10 mandatory modules consisting of ;

    •    Driving Buses and Coaches Safely
    •    Bus and Coach Regulations
    •    Bus and Coach Incidents and Emergencies
    •    Bus and Coach Vehicle Safety
    •    Customer Service for Passenger Transport
    •    Passenger Transport and Equal Opportunities
    •    Passenger Transport and Disability Awareness
    •    Tickets and Cash Handling
    •    Working within the Bus and Coach Depot
    •    Vehicle Familiarisation and Service Operation

You can view the full Specification for this qualification by following this link.