Transport Manager CPC (Road Haulage)

CILT UK Level 3 Certificate of Professional Competence for Transport Manager (Road Haulage)

Aims & Objectives

The Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) for Transport Managers in Road Haulage is offered by CILT (UK) (Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport), on behalf of the Department for Transport and includes a range of subjects related to the business of road transport.

The objective of the qualification is for individuals to obtain the competency requirements for a Transport Manager as laid out in Regulation (EC) No. 1071/2009 and is suitable for individuals who want to either enter the profession of a Transport Manager or demonstrate their professional competence to meet Operator Licensing requirements. The qualification is open access and no prior knowledge, skills, understanding or qualifications are required. 

Content and Course Design

Week One

Monday – Introduction to the Course, Business and Company Law, Commercial Conduct of the Business, Business Taxation.

Tuesday – Financial Management Techniques, Marketing, Industrial Relations, Organisation Charts, KPI’s, Work Plans,  Health & Safety and Wellbeing.

Wednesday – Driver Licensing, Drivers’ Hours and Records (Basic Requirements), Drivers’ Records.

Thursday – Operator Licensing, Traffic Accident Procedure, Insurance.

Week Two

Monday – Planned Preventative Maintenance, Mechanical Conditions (Fleet Inspections and Enforcement), Mechanical Conditions (Plating and Testing), Weights and Dimensions of Vehicles and Loads.

Tuesday – Safe Loading of Vehicles and Transit of Goods, Traffic Regulations and Speed Limits, Transport Ancillaries and Contracts of Carriage, Electronic Data. 

Wednesday – Vehicle Selection, Vehicle Costing, Vehicle Taxation.

Thursday – Permits and Methods of Operating, Incoterms and Frontier Crossings, Customs Transit Systems, International Transport Documentation.

Revision Day – following Monday – Classroom or via Zoom

Examination Day – Tuesday – undertaken via proctoring i.e. on-line examination

Overview of requirements for remote delivery via Zoom:

You will need to have access to a good stable internet connection, a computer and laptop and a quiet place for the duration of the learning. Your device will need a forward facing camera.

Course Date

Courses are scheduled throughout the year

Please contact our Course Information and Booking Team at your preferred location or email for further details..

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Course Duration

10 days including the examination day

Course Location

TTA Atherton or Burnley, Option to dial in remotely dependant on location of learner. Examinations undertaken via proctoring i.e. on-line examination

Delivery Method

Remote Delivery or Classroom (dependant on location of learner), 1:12 Instructor/Candidate Ratio

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