About the course:

Study time commitment: Part Time, Short Course

Learning style: Classroom, Distance Learning

Who is the course for: Entry Level

(CILT) Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) for Transport Managers in Road Haulage

The Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) for Transport Managers in Road Haulage is offered by CILT(UK) 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 1071/20091. (Regulation (EC) No 1071/2009 of the European Parliament and the Council of 21 October 2009 establishing common rules concentrating the conditions to be complied with to pursue the occupations of road transport operator repealing Council Directive 98/76/EC.)

Who is the qualification for?

The qualification is for individuals who want to:

• Enter the profession of Transport Manager, or
• Demonstrate their professional competence to meet Operator Licencing requirements (Holding a CPC is one of the elements an applicant must satisfy for the Transport Commissioner to grant an ‘O’ Licence).

What entry qualifications do I need?

This qualification is open access and no prior knowledge, skills, understanding or qualifications are required.

This qualification is open access and no prior knowledge, skills, understanding or qualifications are required.

Content

The qualification comprises of one mandatory unit with the learning outcomes and associated assessment criteria developed from Annex I of Regulation (EC) No 1071/2009. The unit consists of the following elements, with the full learning outcomes and associated assessment criteria shown in the CILT(UK) Level 3 Certificate of Professional Competence for Transport Managers (Road Haulage) standards document available from CILT(UK):

A – Civil Law

B – Commercial Law

C – Social Law

D – Fiscal Law

E – Business and Financial Management of the Undertaking

F – Access to the Market

G – Technical Standards and Technical Aspects of Operation

H – Road Safety.

Assessment

The CPC in Road Haulage consists of two open book written examinations, each lasting two and a half hours. In order to pass a paper a Learner must achieve a minimum score of 60%. To pass the unit and to be awarded the CILT(UK) Level 3 Certificate of Professional Competence for Transport Managers (Road Haulage) qualification a Learner must pass each examination paper with an average of at least 60% across the two examination papers.

The CPC in Road Haulage consists of two open book written examinations, each lasting two and a half hours. In order to pass a paper a Learner must achieve a minimum score of 60%. To pass the unit and to be awarded the CILT(UK) Level 3 Certificate of Professional Competence for Transport Managers (Road Haulage) qualification a Learner must pass each examination paper with an average of at least 60% across the two examination papers.

Each examination paper is in two parts:

Part A consists of 20 mandatory short-answer questions, requiring answers in the form of a single sentence, a few words or a simple calculation. This part will test knowledge of both national and international areas of the standards.

Part B consists of 4 long-answer/case study type questions (3 to be answered), requiring longer answers in the form of an essay or a more lengthy calculation. This part will test application of knowledge of both national and international areas of the standards. Learners will not be expected to give, nor will they be able to gain marks for demonstration of straightforward knowledge; for example, lists of bullet points of facts.

The following elements areas will be tested in Paper One:

Part A – short-answer questions (all to be answered):

A – Civil Law – 3 questions

B – Commercial Law – 2 questions

E – Business and Financial Management of the Undertaking – 5 questions

F – Access to the Market – 10 questions.

Part B – long-answer/case study type questions:

The questions (3 to be answered from 4) will come from any part of:

A – Civil Law

B – Commercial Law

E – Business and Financial Management of the Undertaking

F – Access to the Market.

The following elements areas will be tested in Paper Two:

Part A – short-answer questions (all to be answered):

C – Social Law – 4 questions

D – Fiscal Law – 4 questions

G – Technical Standards and Technical Aspects of Operation – 6 questions

H – Road Safety – 6 questions.

Part B – long-answer/case study type questions:

The questions (3 to be answered from 4) will come from any part of:

C – Social Law

D – Fiscal Law

G – Technical Standards and Technical Aspects of Operation

H – Road Safety.

Please note the learning outcomes and associated assessment criteria in the elements listed in Part B of the examination papers may be tested as discrete questions. They may also be combined into questions which test more than one element area listed above.

The allocation of marks between two parts of each examination paper is:

• For the short-answer questions in Part A, a maximum of 2 marks each, with a total of 40 marks available. These are worth a maximum of 40% overall.
• For the long-answer/case study questions in Part B, a maximum of 20 marks each, with a total of 60 marks available. These are worth a maximum of 60% overall.
• Each paper is weighted with 40% of the overall marks available for Part A and 60% of the overall marks available for Part B.

How long does it take?The guided learning hours for the full qualification are 160.

The guided learning hours for the full qualification are 160.

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