Why Use Us?

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!

£50 deposit required for training being conducted at Sunderland & Middlesbrough. If you cancel your course at least 14 days prior to training commencing you'll receive 100% of your deposit. Cancellation between 13 & 8 days prior to your course commencing you'll receive 50% of your deposit. Cancellation 7 days or less before training commences will result in no refund being paid.      

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%  


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.

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