Transport Manager CPC


Certificate of Professional Competence

Transport Manager CPC

It is a legal requirement that all Goods / Passenger Vehicle Operators, or a member of their staff, must prove that they are ‘of good repute’ and professionally competent before an Operators Licence can be applied for.
To achieve this recognition, the operator, or a member of their staff, must successfully undertake the Transport Manager Examinations and gain certification.

The qualification includes a range of subjects related to the business of Road Haulage Transport Management.
Please note we do not run courses in Passenger CPC.


The Skills & Education Group Awards (SEGA) is a Level 3 Certificate of Professional Competence for Transport Managers (Road Haulage). SEGA, administer the examinations to assess the professional competence of those wishing to enter the Transport or Passenger Industry.

These examinations are conducted four times a year,  March, June, September, December.


Skills and Education Group Awards CPC qualification consists of a single multiple-choice assessment and a single case study assessment. Both assessments are externally set and externally marked.

Students will need to pass both assessments to gain the Certificate of Professional Competence for Road Haulage.


The multiple-choice assessment is available as a quarterly paper-based or online test. Student are allowed 2 hours to complete the examination; however, The multiple-choice paper consists of 60 questions each worth 1 mark and has a national pass mark of 42.

Case Study.

The case study assessment comprises a relevant scenario, (as concise as possible), which is issued with the papers at the start of the assessment (2 hours and 15 minutes).

Students are allowed to take any notes or books of their choice into the case study assessment, and questions will test application of knowledge only. The case study will only contain information that will enable the student to demonstrate application of the knowledge they have acquired.

The case study paper is a 60-mark paper and has a national pass mark of 30.

Course Details:

Course Module Details
1 Introduction
2 Business & Company Law
3 Industrial Relations
4 Health & Safety Legislation
5 Financial Management
6 Commercial Conduct of Business
7 Marketing
8 Organisation Charts, KPIs and Work Plans
9 Business Taxation
10 Operator Licencing
11 Drivers Hours and Records – Basic Requirements
12 Drivers Hours and Records
13 Planned Preventative Maintenance
14 Vehicle Costing
15 Vehicle Taxation
16 Transport Ancillaries and Contracts of Carriage
17 Electronic Data
18 Weights and Dimensions of Vehicles and Loads
19 Safe Loading of Vehicles and Transit of Goods
20 Mechanical Conditions – Plating and Testing
21 Mechanical Conditions – Fleet Inspection and Enforcement
22 Driver Licensing
23 Traffic Regulations & Speed Limits
24 Traffic Accident Procedure
25 Insurance
26 Vehicle Selection
27 Permits
28 Transit System
29 Frontier Crossings
30 International Transport Documentation

Exam Content Duration
R1 60 Multiple Choice Questions 2 Hours
R2 8 Written Questions Case Study 2.15 Hours
CPC Road Haulage
Cost £1350.00 Inclusive VAT & Exam fees 11 days

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