driver Essentials

Your Advantage Our Objective

Our People are at the heart of everything we do and at Advantage One’s Training Academy, we believe in providing both the education and the practical knowledge, in order to apply that what is trained and apply it well, in an ever changing and often highly pressured environment.

Course Details

This training is designed to start drivers thinking about how legislation impacts working hours and to help them better comprehend them. How to use and record hours on analogue and digital tachographs appropriately. To gain a better understanding of how defensive driving may help the environment and save money on gas.



Duration and Capacity 

Includes all Course and JAUPT fees. This course counts as 7 hours towards your Periodic Driver CPC Requirement.


The criteria for the driver CPC is that every driver with a C1, C1+E, C, or C+E and PCV D1, D1+E, D, D+E licence will need to undergo 5 full days training or 35 hours in each 5 year period, the first period of training started in September 2009 lasting until September 2014.


Our Understanding  

Advantage One understands that the Training of our People is paramount to any successful outcome and we work with selected Organisations to help support our Training Academy and our capabilities of improving confidence, not just in the Students whom we train, but also the confidence in the Public, whom our People work alongside every day.

Having Accredited and Nationally recognised courses, will help provide our People with the further capabilities of taking their skills across all areas of our Country and the ability to use their high levels of training to help us ‘Professionalise Security’ in the eyes of the Consumer.

We have chosen our Awarding Bodies to be Highfields Training and the London Policing College. Between these two professional organisations, we are able to offer a wide range of Accredited or Nationally recognised courses; at our Training Academy, with options to deliver Training in ‘Remote’ classrooms/facilities.


JAUPT is a not-for-profit company that was established in 2007 to enable the Competent Authorities (DVSA in Great Britain and the DVA in Northern Ireland) to manage the application process and quality assurance programme of centres and courses for the periodic training element of ‘The Vehicle Drivers (Certificates of Professional Competence) Regulations 2007’.