Passenger Transport Operators Licence
This qualification is for professional bus and coach drivers because just holding a vocational driving licence is not sufficient for someone who wishes to drive these vehicles for a living. When Driver CPC Period Training is completed the DVLA will issue a blue Driver Qualification Card DQC which looks similar to the driving licence. PCV and LGV Drivers must carry this card when driving, It is a professionally evidence that they have completed Driver CPC.
STANDARD OPERATORS LICENCE: Operating more than 2 vehicles with 9 or more passengers (including stretch limousines) and accepting payment for providing transport/carrying passengers for 'hire or reward'.
RESTRICTED OPERATORS LICENCE: Operating up to two minibuses of 9-16 passenger seats (including stretch limousines) and accepting payment for providing transport/carrying passengers for 'hire or reward'. Restricted Operator's licences are for vehicles constructed to carry no more than eight passengers. However, minibuses carrying up to 16 passengers may be used if (a) vehicles are not used as part of a passenger transport business (e.g. used in hotel business) or (b) operating a minibus is a side-line and not your main occupation.
Exams are held four months a year; March, June, September & December. Usually held on the first Friday of the first week of the months listed.
Exams are in two parts, each lasting 2 hours:
- Part One is Multiple Choice (60 questions – pass mark of 42)
- Part Two is Case Study (between 6 – 8 questions with a total possible 60 marks available and a pass mark of 30)
Advantages of On-Line exam include: Opportunity to arrange exams at only 3 days’ notice immediate results & full analysis of test outcome, re-sits in 3 days.
Full exam day includes a FREE light lunch
Outcome / Qualification etc.
Wallace School of Transport
Wallace School of Transport is a Logistics Driving School providing training at our 15 training centres throughout London & around the M25. Established over 50 years, Wallace is approved by RTITB, DVSA/NRI, NVDIR and ISO9001:2008. Wallace School of Transport courses...
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