Transport Managers CPC Initial

The Certificate of Professional Competence qualification is offered on behalf of the Department for Transport and in relation to the current EU Directive.  It is suitable for those wishing to enter the profession of Road Haulage Transport Management or demonstrate professional competence to meet Operator Licensing requirements.

The certifying body is Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT).

NLT CLOSING DATE for 4th June 2024 exams is the 13th May 2024.

Course Duration

8 days plus test day

Course Dates

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Examination Date

4th June 2024



Course Content

The duration of this course provides delegates with sufficient time in which to deal with the complexity of the syllabus, whilst allowing the course tutor to provide individual advice and learning where required.

The course and examination does not have any formal entry requirements but delegates should be aware that the course assesses skills at Level 3 of the National Framework of Qualifications.  As a result, delegates will need to have sound industry knowledge and good literacy and numeracy skills.

The examination consists of 2 examinations:

  • Paper 1 – Multi choice, 2 hours, 40 questions (70% pass requirement)
  • Paper 2 – Case study assessment, 2.25hrs ,3 questions (50% pass requirement)


Certificate of Professional Competence for Road Transport Managers-

Examining body CILT  (The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport)  

It is a legal requirement that all Goods/Passenger Vehicle Operators, or a member of their staff must prove that they are ‘of good repute’ and professionally competent before an Operator’s Licence can be applied for.

To achieve this recognition, the operator, or a member of their staff, must successfully undertake the CPC Examinations and gain the Certificate of Professional competence in Transport Management.


£1130.00+ VAT per candidate

Course fees include - Student course notes and CILT registration fee.

Examination Fees:

£106.00(no VAT) per candidate

Course Booking Dates and Venue

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5 places available

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