Become a professional (CPC) driver
The steps involved in becoming a professional (CPC) truck or bus driver.
Everything you need to know about the Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) driver standard, including how to get one, how to keep one and who is exempt.
The pre-requisites for becoming a professional driver. Who needs driver CPC and who does not need full driver CPC.
How to prepare to become a professional driver. Age requirements. The documentation you need. Prepare your vehicle. Exemptions from CPC. Returning to professional driving.
About the theory test. How to book a theory test to sit at home or in a test centre. Theory test fees. Links to helpful study materials.
Learn about the case study test that requires you to answer questions on three real-life situations a professional CPC truck driver might face.
How to apply for your learner permit online or in person. How to add another category to your learner permit. Learner permit fees.
To prepare for your practical driving test, it is recommended that all new first-time category C (CPC truck) learner permit holders take lessons with an RSA Approved Driving Instructor.
The driving test waiting list, how to book a test and how to prepare for your test. Vehicle safety and technical questions and practical road driving. Driving test fees.
What to bring to the walkaround test and what happens during the test. Booking your walkaround test on the same day as the practical driving test.
How to apply for your Driver CPC card. Driver CPC card renewals and how to replace a lost, stolen or damaged card.