Transport Manager CPC Refresher Course – Road Haulage

According to the Traffic Commissioners of Great Britain, qualified transport managers must complete refresher training at least every five years. The aim of this 2 day course is to refresh and update key areas of the Transport Management Certificate of Professional Competence - Road Haulage qualification.
Transport managers should ensure they follow industry best practice and endeavor to remain compliant with their Operator Licence undertakings. This will help them maintain a healthy Operator Compliance Risk Score (OCRS).
The course provides up to date information to enhance attendees knowledge and understanding of the day to day rules that are applied by the enforcement agencies. Enabling them to ensure they have effective and compliant control of their transport operations and more importantly their Operator Licence undertakings.
The day is conducted by an experienced qualified Transport Manager, now turned Instructor.

Course Duration

2 days

Course Dates

Contact the office (01449 722400)

Examination Date



Stowmarket Training Centre

Course Content

If you are named on an Operator’s Licence, it is essential to keep your knowledge up to date.

Attending a 2-day Transport Manager CPC Refresher Course within 5 years of gaining your initial qualification or since your last refresher is specifically referred to in the Statutory Guidance issued by the Senior Traffic Commissioner as Continued Professional Development, the DVSA also now consider this when evaluating an operator’s compliance.

Topis include but are not limited to the following:

  • Operator Licensing – types of licence, application procedure, criteria, quality control and enforcement
  • Health and Safety – general provisions of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, requirements of specific regulations made under the Health and Safety at Work Act, risk assessment, human resources and training of new staff members
  • Drivers’ Hours and Records  – EU Regulations, Working Time Directive, Domestic Regulations, enforcement, offences & penalties
  • Analogue and Digital Tachographs – EU Regulations, Domestic rules, digital and analogue tachographs, record keeping, offences and penalties
  • Planned Preventive Maintenance and Driver Defect reporting – programme planning and objectives, safety inspections, documentation and electronic record keeping
  • Fleet Inspection and Enforcement – construction and use regulations, road traffic act, vehicle prohibition notices and responsibilities
  • Operator Licence Risk Score (OCRS) – road-worthiness and traffic enforcement, what affect OCRS grading and DVSA earned recognition scheme
  • Safe Loading of Vehicles and Transit of Goods – general requirements, principles of load safety, carriage of dangerous goods and waste carriers
  • Driver Licensing – categories, application procedure, medical requirements, Driver CPC and employers responsibilities
  • Road Traffic Accident procedures – general procedures, reporting, bridge strikes and traffic accident procedure in Europe





£475.00+ VAT per candidate

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