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Obtaining a certificate of professional competence

Professional driver
 

Drive a vehicle assigned to group vehicles C1, C1 + E, C, C + E, D1, D1 + E, D or D + E can only person who is professionally qualified to drive such vehicles under a special law or pursuant to a decision the competent authority of another Member State or the Swiss Confederation. Professional aptitude for driving classified into one of the categories C1, C1 + E, C and C + E for the management of vehicles included in any of these groups. Professional aptitude for driving classified into one of the categories D1, D1 + E, D and D + E for the management of vehicles included in any of these groups.

The condition of professional competence does not apply to a driver who is not a citizen of the Czech Republic, the Swiss Confederation or other Member State and who is not dependent work for an employer established in the territory of one of these states or that territory does not undertake, and the driver

  • vehicles with a maximum authorized speed not exceeding 45 km h-1,
  • vehicles used by the armed forces of the Czech Republic, the Czech Police, municipal police, Prison Service of the Czech Republic, the Customs Administration of the Czech Republic, the general inspection of security forces and intelligence services of the Czech Republic
  • vehicle Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic and fire protection units, emergency medical service providers and Administration of State Material Reserves
  • vehicles used in providing civil protection and mine rescue
  • vehicles in trial operation and take a test drive in for repair and maintenance
  • vehicles used for training and testing in the acquisition and improvement of professional competence of drivers of motor vehicles under a special law)
  • vehicles used for the transport of goods, the driver will use in the performance of his paid job or business if management is not the main subject of dependent employment or business drivers
  • vehicles used for their own needs
  • agricultural and forestry tractors

Getting a professional capacity - initial training

Initial training is done by means of education and training, culminating in an examination of professional competence of drivers. Teaching includes a common part for all vehicle categories, a special section for C1, C1 + E, C and C + E and a special section for category D1, D1 + E, D and D + E. Training for the group of vehicles is effected by controlling the vehicle under the supervision of a training instructor. Part of the training in driving may be replaced by training in a driving simulator. Training may undergo only driver who already holds a driving license in the category of vehicle. Teaching and training within initial training is done in the basic range 140 hours. Drivers who hold a driving license for categories C, C + E, D and D + E, can be subjected to teaching and training in initial training in the extended range 280 hours.

Conditions for admission to initial training

Operator training center can take to teaching and training in initial training unless that person:

Dates and prices

Dates of training according to individual agreement - see Contacts

Prices – see Pricing and training courses