Driver CPC Module B

Digital Tachographs (Driver CPC)

Duration: 1/2 Day (3.5 hours Driver CPC)

Entry Requirements:

Candidates must hold any of the below licences:

C1, C1E, C, CE, D1, D

Objectives: On completion of course, candidates will be fully aware of their duties and responsibilities with regard to digital tachographs, as you cover tachograph settings; different types of tachographs; printouts; and downloading.


  • Outline of legislation
  • Digital tachograph system overview
  • Pictograms
  • Tachograph cards
  • Data recorded on the vehicle unit
  • Data recorded on the driver unit
  • Explanation of UTC time
  • The procedure for logging-in
  • Standard display
  • In-motion data display
  • Stationary data display
  • Detailed explanation of the procedure for making manual entries
  • Correct use of the mode switch
  • Recording activity
  • Menu structure
  • Making a print out
  • Using the ‘out-of-scope’ function
  • Setting the tachograph to ‘ferry’ mode
  • Adjusting local time
  • Adjusting UTC time
  • Messages
  • Log-out procedure
  • Print roll replacement
  • Explanation of the layout and structure of print works
  • Mixed tachograph work

Note: This course can count 7 hours towards the 35 hours needed for Driver CPC periodic training when combined with another 3.5 hour module.

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