Certificate of Professional Competence Course for Transport Managers in Road Haulage

Certificate of Professional Competence Course for Transport Managers in Road Haulage

RHA Training’s Transport Manager CPC Road Haulage Level 3 course, designed to maximise your opportunity to pass, first time.

What is a CPC & why do I need one?

Applicants for a Goods Vehicle Operator's Licence must show that they are 'professionally competent' or that they employ a transport manager who meets the requirements. Persons will be considered 'professionally competent' by passing the examination for the Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) conducted on behalf of the Department for Transport (DfT).

Our CPC classroom courses are held at 8 different locations


Course Content

  • Day 1: Introduction to Course, Framework of Regulations, Business & Company Law, Industrial Relations   Health & Safety
  • Day 2: Financial Management + Budgeting, Commercial Conduct, Marketing, Organisation Charts, KPIs & Work Plans
  • Day 3: Vehicle Selection, Operators Licence, VED, Transport Ancillaries, 
  • Day 4: Vehicle Costing, Maintenance Planning, Weights & Dimensions of Vehicles & Loads 
  • Day 5: Drivers Hours; Working Time Regulations, Drivers Records, Record books
  • Day 6: Safe Loading & Transit of Goods, Driver Licensing, Electronic Data
  • Day 7: Insurance and CMR, Plating & Testing, Fleet Inspection & Roadside Checks, Speed Limits & Traffic Regulations, Traffic Accident Procedure.
  • Day 8: Permits & Methods of Operating, Customs & Transit Systems, Business Taxation + International VAT content
  • Day 9: INCOTERMS and Frontier Crossings, International Transport Documentation, Revision Financial Management Calculations, Mock Paper 1 Exam
  • Day 10:  Exam Structure, Exam Preparation, Revision and Mock Paper 2 exam, Course Close

Transport Manager CPC exams are held at, or very close to, RHA course locations. Exams are set and marked by Skills and Education Group Awards or the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport


  • Member Price: £1350.00 + VAT 
  • Non Member: Price: £1499.00 + VAT
  • Exam fees: Price: £125

Course duration: 10 non-consecutive days, 2 to 3 days each week over a period of 4 to 5 weeks

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The locations we offer for this course are:


Exam Access Arrangements: Exam candidates with physical disabilities, learning disabilities or other special needs may be entitled to special arrangements. Candidates should ensure that any such request is made by telephoning the training office on 01733 261456 to discuss these requirements before booking.  We will make reasonable endeavours to accommodate your needs however, this remains at our discretion.

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