Professional driver training & qualification

Since 10.09.2009, every driver in commercial freight transport has been required to take part in a continuing education course totaling 35 hours within five years. This consists of five modules and is a recognized further training according to the Professional Driver Qualification Act. At GRUMA, you will receive further training from experienced trainers.

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Professional driver training & qualification
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Key number 95 in the driver's license due to BKF further training

Truck drivers who use the Class C or Class D driver's license for commercial purposes must complete a professional driver qualification of 35 hours every five years. The advanced driver training serves as the basis for the entry of the code number 95 in the driver's license and proves the special acquired skills and knowledge. The aim of the professional driver further training is to improve road safety, optimize economic driving behavior and achieve a uniform level of education and training throughout Europe. 

The scope and content of the BKF further training are defined by the Professional Driver Qualification Ordinance (BKrFQV). Each coherent teaching unit must be at least seven hours.

Training Course Continuing Education & Qualification for Professional Drivers

Theoretical part

Module 1: Eco-Training
Knowledge areas: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3

Module 2: Social regulations
Knowledge areas: 2.1, 2.2

Module 3: Driving Safety
Knowledge Areas: 1.2, 3.1,3.5

Module 4: Driver interface
Knowledge areas: 3.2,3.3, 3.4, 3.6, 3.7

Module 5: Load securing
Knowledge areas: 1.4

We come to you

You would like to train several employees in your company? We can also hold seminars on your premises on request. This way, your employees can receive further training as professional drivers in familiar surroundings and do not have to travel long distances. 

Details of further training for professional drivers

Target group: This training is intended for all professional drivers. 

Required documents: driver's license and identity card

Training duration: approx. 7 hours

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Your service package at the GRUMA Academy

  • Soft drinks and coffee for the entire duration of the training course
  • Hot lunch
  • Training materials
  • Qualified trainers
  • Latest technology
  • Certificate of attendance

Do you still have questions?

The staff at the GRUMA Academy will be happy to help you



Legal basis

Act on the basic qualification and further training of drivers of certain motor vehicles for the carriage of goods or passengers by road (Professional Driver Qualification Act - BKrFQG) - § 9 and § 11 Recognition and supervision of training centers .


BKrFQG §11


Training Program of the GRUMA Academy 2023

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