Why Use Us?
The benefits of using Ecodrive CPC Training
We understand that not every driver enjoys this training so are making the experience as enjoyable and as relaxed as possible by choosing stylish locations. The above picture is of the bar area of the Parklands Golf Club
We provide a sandwich lunch and refreshments throughout the day
Ease of a Self Booking System where you can choose the subject and day you attend
Our Quality Assurance Policy ensures we take feedback seriously
We aim to provide excellent customer service
A full week's course available
And you can split training between Newcastle & Sunderland if this would suit your availability better!
Service & Support second to none
We only use qualified and experienced instructors
Various offers on throughout the year
Training standards are monitored regularly to ensure competence of instructors and to ensure the training offered meets the high standards expected
We only use RTITB qualified instructors
And we can also conduct training on a weekend
You can book online or by telephone and pay by card or cheque. Cash is also accepted
No Booking Fee Required! As we know you wont find a better deal anywhere else!
And, you can also make enquiries without being hounded!!
Maximum of 12 drivers on any one course to ensure the best learning environment
Quality handouts provided on all subjects including: Drivers Hours, Tachographs & Load Safety
We also visit sites to train personnel depending on numbers requiring training
And we'll beat any genuine quote for on-site training by at least 10%
Are you a farmer and require CPC training? We now travel to your location to deliver the training at competitive rates. If you have 4 - 8 people requiring training then the cost would be £50 per person per day. More than 8 people on a course would be £40 per person per day.
Training deadlines for drivers with acquired rights. You still need to take periodic training, but there are set deadlines: -
Training block Lorry driver Bus or coach driver Dual-category driver
1st block training: 9 September 2014 9 September 2013 9 September 2013
2nd block training: 9 September 2019 9 September 2018 9 September 2019*
3rd block training: 9 September 2024 9 September 2023 9 September 2024
*You have 6 years to do your second block of training if you have acquired rights for both lorries and buses and finished your first block of training by 9 September 2013.
Are you aware that if you drive coaches and have C1, C or C+E on your licence, you are allowed to sit on an HGV course.