CERTIFICATE OF PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE (CPC) COURSE

TRANSPORT MANAGER - ROAD HAULAGE AND BUS PASSENGER

 

 

NOW TAKING NAMES FOR THE JANUARY 2014 EXAM.

 

A Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) is required persons who are nominated as Transport Manager on application for a Road Transport Operator's Licence. The course combines national and international requirements for professional competence into a single course.

 

 

The Certificate is proof that the candidate is professionally competent to act as a transport manager.

The course meets the requirements of Council Directive 98/76 on admission to the occupation of road haulage operator and road passenger operator and the right to freedom of establishment in national and international transport operations

 Syllabus:

The syllabus covers:

*       Introduction to Haulage and Passenger  Operations

*       Setting up a Road Transport Business

*       Access to the Road Transport Market

*       Transport Operations Management

*       Financial Management

*       Technical Standards

*       Civil, Commercial and Social Legislation

*       Conventions and Documentation

*       Route Planning and Road Safety     

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The course covers all the areas necessary for setting-up, operating and maintaining a transport business on an effective and continuous basis. Students will study accountancy, finance, business administration, social legislation, computer applications, marketing (all of, which are given a transport "bias"). Students will also study subjects directly related to transport such as access to the profession of transport operator, the law of contract as it applies to the carriage of people or goods, tachograph legislation, regulations relating to height, weights, general dimensions and selection of vehicles, general information relating to optimisation of vehicle usage, driving licence regulations. 

Further subjects include international conventions and agreements, and other items relevant to transport operators working internationally such as route planning, safety and accident procedures.

Exam Format:

 The Exam comprises of two papers, morning and afternoon,

Each paper has a two and a half hour time limit 

 

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