Transport Manager CPC Course

The Transport Manager CPC Course (Certificate of Professional Competence) is a legal requirement of an Operator Licence. It is a legal requirement to show that all goods and passenger vehicle operators are ‘professionally competent’ and is part of the conditions of your operator licence (O Licence).

Lloyd Morgan Group are a leading provider of Transport Manager courses and achieve excellent pass rates through our dedication to get the candidate to achieve their best through many learning techniques. Our 10 day course includes a revision day and the exam. No hidden extras!

As well as offering the classroom based CPC training course we can also provide Transport Manager CPC e-Learning. This subscription provides access to an online e-Learning portal for three months and candidates can use this prior to attending a CPC course and undertaking the exam as an aid to support learning and understanding to strengthen their journey to becoming a transport manager and helping to improve first time pass rate.

For those who do not have the time to attend our classroom CPC course or prefer to study at home at their own pace, we also provide a Transport Manager CPC – Home Study option.

Our Transport Manager CPC courses (excluding the Transport Manager CPC e-Learning subscription) come with a FREE one year CILT(UK) CPC eMember subscription (not to be used in conjunction with any other membership level of subscription).  Providing you with professional resources to support and inform workplace decisions, valuable connections so that best practice can be shared and recognition of a member status as a trusted professional within the sector.


  • You will gain a qualification that is recognised across the EU to show you are professionally competent and skilled transport manager.
  • You will gain knowledge needed to run or work within an effective transport operation.
  • It will enable you to be nominated as a professional and competent person on the Company Operator licence in any business.

It will enhance your understanding on transport compliance even if you are not nominated as the Operators Transport Manager on the O Licence but enabling you to stand in for the nominated CPC person, if required


Who Should Attend?

The qualifications are for HGV or PSV individuals who want to:

  • Enter the profession of Transport Manager
  • Demonstrate their professional competence to meet Operator Licencing requirements
  • To gain a wide breath of knowledge regarding transport operations regulations and practices

This qualification is open access, and no prior knowledge, skills, understanding, or qualifications are required, although they would be a benefit to the learning outcome of those wishing to undertake this course.

Additional Learner Support:  we want all our candidates to have the best learning experience with us. Therefore, if you require any additional support, please inform us when booking. 


The qualification is assessed at Level 3 of the National Qualification Framework, and is comparable to other qualifications at Level 3, e.g. NVQ Level 3, Advanced GNVQ and A-Level. There are no formal requirements for entry to the examinations.  Candidates will be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy and numeracy and a level of industry knowledge appropriate for a person working at Level 3.

The Transport Managers CPC consists of one unit and four modules.

Each of the four modules focuses on a specific area of competence and covers the requirements laid out in the Regulation (EU) No 1071/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 October 2009.

The CPC Road Haulage syllabus has been completely revised due to new European Union Legislation which came into force on 4th December 2011. As a result of this, the CPC Qualification now covers the National & International Road Haulage Operations together in one qualification.

The four modules are:

  • Managing Business Operations
  • Managing Drivers
  • Managing Compliance and Risk
  • Managing Transport Operations

Paper 1. Knowledge Test – Multi Format Response

Paper 1 is a closed book assessment, meaning no supporting resource is admissible during the assessment.

The assessment will last for 2 hours

The pass mark for this assessment is 70%

Paper 2. Knowledge Application in the Workplace – Case Study Assessment

Paper 2 is open book. Only learning material provided by the approved assessor is admissible in the test. Questions relate to case studies which are pre published in this syllabus and covered during the training.

There are three case study questions each primarily focusing on the following specific modules

  • Managing Drivers
  • Managing Compliance and Risk
  • Managing Transport Operations

The assessment will last for 2 hours 15 minutes

The pass mark for this assessment is 50%

To achieve a Level 3 certificate of professional competence for Transport Managers, candidates will need to pass paper 1 and paper 2.

The government also provides a useful page for prospective transport managers on what to expect when you begin a Transport Manager CPC course.

For further information on the assessment, please call us on 01543 897505

Course Content

  • Civil Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Social Law
  • Fiscal Law
  • Business and financial management of the undertaking
  • Access to the market
  • Technical standards and technical aspects of operation
  • Road Safety

Courses are structured to ensure all elements are covered for the requirements of both exams. There are 30 modules covered for HGV and PSV courses.

Course Material

Course material is provided in full by Lloyd Morgan Group and is updated with any new changes, ensuring the best chance of passing.

You will receive a full student pack containing:

  • Detailed information as presented in the course,
  • Practice multi format response questions & case studies
  • Various guides and Information as published by the governing authorities to help your through the learning process and prepare you for your exams


10 days – 9 days to undertake all the training and revision and 1 day for the online exam

The course usually runs from Monday to Friday over a two-week period


Course are held nationwide at one of our approved training centres (open course) and are classroom face to face based. We can also offer this training at your own premises – please contact us for more information.

Exams are undertaken online.

A certificate from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) is issued following successfully completing the course and passing the exams.

Here is what some of our customers say

The HGV Transport Manager CPC course was great, teacher really helpful, knowledgeable, and helped me understand things in a simple way. I was slightly apprehensive about the course as not particularly academic, but clear guidelines, homework and study pattern was very helpful in managing my time efficiently. The study material was great and has been kept for future research / information. I’m extremely happy that I managed to pass 1st time and would advise the course to anyone wishing to further their skill set and understand all aspects of the haulage industry.

Danny Tristram

June 2023

CILT Examination Dates for 2024

The HGV Online Transport Manager CPC Exam dates for 2024 are:-

6th February 2024, 5th March 2024, 9th April 2024, 14th May 2024, 4th June 2024, 2nd July 2024, 6th August 2024, 8th October 2024, 5th November 2024, 3rd December 2024

For PSV Online Transport Manager CPC Exam dates for 2024 are:-

6th February 2024, 9th April 2024, 4th June 2024, 6th August 2024, 8th October 2024, 3rd December 2024

Transport Manager CPC e-Learning – helping to aid learning and preparation

The Transport Manager CPC e-Learning Subscription provides access to online e-Learning portal for three months and candidates can use this prior to attending a CPC course and undertaking the exam as an aid to support learning and understanding to strengthen their journey to becoming a transport manager and helping to increase first time pass rates.

Why use Lloyd Morgan Group for Transport Manager CPC

Excellent Pass Rates

Lloyd Morgan Group pride themselves on the format, delivery and support we provide all candidates which has enabled us to offer excellent pass rates

Knowledgeable and Approachable Trainers

The key to passing lies in the quality of the trainers and our trainers are dedicated to helping candidates pass first time. All our trainers are CPC holders themselves.

Industry Recognised Qualification

Our exams are fully approved and governed by an accredited awarding body who is recognised as one of the market leaders in Education and Transport Management Certificate of Professional Competence bodies.

Flexible Delivery

We can provide classroom face to face training to suit operational needs and individual learning styles. We can also provide in-company delivery which gives you the flexibility to schedule the course at your convenience.

Lloyd Morgan Group can also offer

Refresher CPC Training – For those who already hold a CPC

It is recommended that refresher training is undertaken to keep you up to date with changing legislation and regulations to which you need to operate. Training ideally should be every 3 – 5 years from initially obtaining your professional certificate.

This refresher training helps with the requirement for ‘continuing professional development’ of transport managers now referred to in the Statutory Guidance issued by the Senior Traffic Commissioner. Refresher training is also now considered by the DVSA when assessing an operator’s compliance.

Lloyd Morgan Group offer a 2-day Managers CPC Refresher course which will update you with the current requirements – this course is not a replacement for the full course.

A certificate of attendance is issued following course completion, which proves evidence that attendees have taken positive steps to demonstrate their professionalism and continued development

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100% of customer would recommend our training courses

*Statistic is based on 100 random customer feedback forms from March to April 2023, where customers said they would definitely or probably recommend us following course they had attended.