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OCR - CPC for Transport Managers Road Haulage Level 3 course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the CPC for Transport Managers (Road Haulage) Level 3 course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  Oxford Cambridge and RSA (OCR). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (OCR) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching. Visit OCR web site

What is the OCR - CPC for Transport Managers Road Haulage Level 3 course?

Category: Road-Haulage
Level: Intermediate
Applicants for a Goods Vehicle Operators 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). Download Fact Sheet
How long is the OCR - CPC for Transport Managers Road Haulage Level 3 certificate valid for?

The OCR CPC for Transport Managers (Road Haulage) Level 3 course certificate has 5 years validity.

It is recommended that you check with your course tutor for information on OCR - CPC for Transport Managers Road Haulage Level 3 refresher courses and their recommended frequency or the next step qualification.

Who is the OCR - CPC for Transport Managers Road Haulage Level 3 course designed for?
Students wanting to become a transport manager for a standard operators licence. Managers, senior management and directors of transport operations. Students should already have a good understanding of transport operations or currently being involved with the transport industry / operation.
What subjects does the OCR - CPC for Transport Managers Road Haulage Level 3 course cover?
  • Business and Company Law
  • Industrial Relations
  • Health and Safety
  • Financial Management
  • Commercial Conduct of the Business
  • Marketing
  • Organisation Charts
  • KPIs and Work Plans
  • Business Taxation
  • Operator Licensing
  • Drivers Hours and Records
  • Planned Preventive Maintenance
  • Vehicle Costing
  • Vehicle Taxation
  • Transport Ancillaries and Contracts of Carriage
  • Electronic Data
  • Weights and Dimensions of Vehicles and Loads
  • Safe Loading of Vehicles and Transit of Goods
  • Mechanical Conditions - Plating and Testing
  • Mechanical Conditions - Fleet Inspections and Enforcement
  • Driver Licensing
  • Speed Limits and Traffic Regulations.
  • Traffic Accident Procedure
  • Insurance
  • Vehicle Selection
  • Permits
  • Transit Systems
  • Frontier Crossings
  • International Transport Documentation
How is the OCR - CPC for Transport Managers Road Haulage Level 3 course assessed?

OCRs CPCs in Road Haulage consists of a single multiple-choice assessment and a single case study assessment.

Students will need to pass two examinations to gain the Certificate of Professional Competence for Road Haulage

Both elements test national and international knowledge and application. So, to achieve an International CPC, candidates will only need to pass two units. Units will be graded Pass or Fail.

Examinations take place four times every year, in March, June, September and December.

  • R1 05680 - CPC (Road Haulage) Multiple Choice
  • R2 05689 - CPC (Road Haulage) Case Study

Students can take both examinations on the same day or they can take them at separate times. Each examination unit pass will remain valid until substantial changes take place in the syllabus. Even then, a few years may be available to complete the other unit needed to gain the full CPC award.

The multiple-choice examination is also available on demand, through OCR examination centres.

Onscreen testing is also available for each examination using the following code:05690 - CPC (Road Haulage) Multiple Choice Onscreen test

OCR - CPC for Transport Managers Road Haulage Level 3 course dates and locations