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CPC Part 2 Case Studies

Driver CPC Module 2 Case Study

Once you have a provisional licence you can book the CPC part 2 case studies test. It does not matter if you have yet to pass the Driver CPC part 1 theory test.

Licence for Driver CPC Case Studies Test

After you book the case studies test (part 2) you will need to take one of these driver licences with you:

Note: You may not have a photocard driving licence. In this case, take your paper driver's licence and a valid passport. Failing to have the right documents means they will cancel your test and you will lose the fee.

How CPC Part 2 Test Works

Seven different short story case studies make up part two of the test. They are based on real situations that you may come across while driving Lorries or buses for a living. But, you will work through each of the scenarios on a computer.

Note: You need to answer between 6 and 8 multiple-choice questions for each case study. The CPC part 2 test will last for 1 hour and 15 minutes. The pass mark is 40 out of 50 (at least 80%).

Driver CPC Part 2 Case Studies Test Result

You will receive a letter at the test centre with the results. It will show the grade for the particular part of the case studies test that you took.

There will be a test pass reference number written on the letter. You need the number to book the Driver CPC part 4 practical demonstration test. The pass letter and reference number is valid for two (2) years.

Note: It is important to pass the Driver CPC part 4 practical demonstration test within the two year period. Failing to do so means you would need to pass the part 2 case studies test again.

What happens if You Fail the CPC Case Studies Tests?

Several things will happen if you fail the case study tests. A results letter provides feedback informing why you failed. You can go ahead and book another case studies test straight away. But, you must wait at least three (3) clear working days before you can resit the tests.

DVSA Cancelled Tests

It is uncommon but the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency may cancel the test at short notice. In this case, you can apply for a refund to cover your out-of-pocket expenses.

Also in this section...

Becoming a Lorry Driver: Bus and Lorry driver qualifications and licence procedures overview section.
Driver CPC Exemptions: Check some situations when the full Driver CPC qualification is not required.
Driver CPC Part 1 Test Theory: The process for booking part 1 test theory and how the exam works.
Driver CPC Part 3 Driving Ability: The process of booking part 3 test driving abilities and how it works.
CPC Module 4 Practical Test: Find out how to book CPC part 4 test on vehicle safety demonstration.
After Qualification: The process of getting a Driver CPC card and how to replace a lost or stolen one.

Driver CPC Part 2 Test Case Studies in the United Kingdom