Certificate of Professional Competence for Goods Vehicle Operations

Max Number of Delegates: 20

Duration: 12 Days (Including Exam)

Length of Certification: Lifelong

Accreditation: OCR

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Course Aim

To obtain a Goods Certificate of Professional Competence you must pass the following units:


Road Haulage CPC
Unit R1 - CPC (Goods) Multiple choice
Unit R2 - CPC (Goods) Case study


Who Should Attend

You are required to hold a Goods CPC if you wish to become a nominated Transport Manager in the respective field.

Training Methods

A two week intensive course or two days a week course is offered. Both options are fully supported by an online learning portal.

Additional Information

The open book case study exams are set by OCR and are held at COTS exam centres generally on the first Friday of March, June, September, and December. We offer online exams with instant results for unit RI (Multiple Choice).


This case study consists of a 2 hour 15 minute exam, with a max of 60 marks available. The pass mark is 50%.

Course Content

  • Civil and commercial law

  • Financial management

  • Access to the market

  • Technical standards

  • Technical aspects of operation

  • Operator licensing

  • Routing & scheduling

  • International operations

  • Vehicle selection

  • Type of loads i.e. Animals, ADR

  • Practice papers and case study revision material

Course Dates

2020 Exam Dates

  • Friday 11th September

  • Friday 4th December

2021 Exam Dates

  • Friday 12th March

  • Friday 11th June

  • Friday 10th September

  • Friday 10th  December


For course dates and prices, contact us today on 01792 587250

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