The Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) is a legal requirement for all transport managers and is in place to ensure that transport managers are suitably trained, professional and competent.

Any transport business must ensure that their appointed transport manager is fully qualified and up-to-date with legislation to enable them to complete their duties in a safe, efficient manner and in accordance with the operators licence.

Who should attend?

  • Transport Managers
  • Individuals wishing to become a Transport Manager
  • Individuals who need to meet Operator Licencing requirements in order to be granted an O Licence.

Enable your organisation to demonstrate that your managers and traffic office staff have the professional competence to meet the Operators’ Licence requirements, which is a legal requirement for organisations that operate vehicles for hire and reward exceeding 3.5 tonnes.

Course topics

  • Business and financial management
  • Health and safety
  • Marketing
  • Technical Standards of Operation
  • Drivers hours legislation and tachographs
  • Operator licensing and the legal obligations
  • Vehicle costing and taxation
  • Health, safety and environment issues
  • Operator Compliance Risk Score
  • International Road Transport Legislation
  • Fiscal charges
  • Import and export procedures
  • VAT rules for International hauliers
  • Permit to operate systems
  • Transport International Routiers and other associated Carnets

 Course duration and delivery

10 days plus 1 day of examinations all delivered here at our state-of-the-art training facilities.


Exams take place 4 times per year.

Candidates are assessed by 2 written examinations as follows:

  1. Multiple Choice (2 hours)
  • 50% of the qualification
  • Required marks to pass 42/60 (70%)
  1. Case Study (2 hours 15 minutes)
  • 50% of the qualification
  • Open book exam
  • Required marks to pass 30/60 (50%)


Book Today – CPC for Transport Managers

Carmichael Training is here to help you with the CPC for Transport Managers. Ensure your business is compliant and your are staff up-to-date with current legislation in order to protect your operator’s licence.

We take pride in using our extensive transport industry knowledge and experience and look forward to hearing from you.