Importance of the Transport Managers CPC Initial Course

NLT (Needham Logistics Training) have become an accredited training partner with CILT (The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport)

TRANSPORT MANAGER CPC (INITIAL) 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

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, 2.5hrs ,3 questions (50% pass requirement)

NLT’s association with another training partner OCR to deliver TRANSPORT MANAGER CPC (INITIAL) Certificate of Professional Competence for Road Transport Managers courses is coming to an end with the last available examination dates being Friday the 10th December 2021. This will be the final opportunity to take the exam in the OCR format before the provider is switched to the Skills & Education Group.

The country’s main provider of Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) for Transport Managers (Level 3) syllabus and examinations – OCR – is to stop offering the qualification.

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