Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC)

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According to Decree Law n.º 126/2009 for professional drivers of certain heavy vehicles, beyond the driving license, is required the driver qualification licence (CQM), which is issued by presenting a Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC).

The driver don’t need the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) qualification if he is using the vehicle for::

  • Road tests for technical improvement purposes, repair or maintenance;
  • Driving lessons for anyone who wants to get a driving licence or a Driver CPC;
  • Carrying material or equipment you use for your job (driving the vehicle can’t be the main part of your job);

The driver also don’t need the full Driver CPC if the vehicle is:

  • Being used or controlled by the armed forces, police, fire and rescue service;
  • Used in rescue missions or in states of emergency;
  • With capacity up to 14 seats, including the driver, used for the non-commercial carriage of passengers for personal use;
  • With a gross weight up to 7500 kg, used for the non-commercial carriage of goods for personal use;
  • Limited to a top speed of 45 km/h;
  • New or transformed which have not yet been put into circulation;

Necessary conditions to obtain a CPC:

Accelerated Initial Training - 140 hours.

CPC is obtained at the time and place of the exam carried out by the Institute of Mobility and Transport, IP (IMT) after successful completion.

Continuous Training - 35 hours.

driver qualification licence (CQM) needing renovation the attendance of a continuing training course is compulsory.The CPC is issued by the Institute of Mobility and Transport, IP (IMT) after completion of training with approval.