CPC National Road Haulage for Transport Managers - Unit 4


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Important information

Typology NVQ
Methodology Online
Duration Flexible
  • NVQ
  • Online
  • Duration:

To pass OCR examinations to gain the CPC Qualifications. For Transport Managers who wish to study for the OCR Certificate of Professional Competence Qualifications. For Transport Managers who wish to refresh their knowledge and keep up to date with current legislation, even after they have gained the Transport Manager's CPC qualification.
Suitable for: Road Haulage Transport Managers

Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

You will need to use all of the information learned in Units 1 & 2

What you'll learn on the course


Course programme

Unit 4 – Managing National Road Haulage Transport Operations. You will need to use all of the information learned in Units 1 & 2, and apply these to a scenario given for the examination. Tasks you will need to be prepared for include: • Deciding on a suitable type of business entity and explaining your choice. Describing the process to set up different business entities • Evaluating and drawing up schedules of driver’s hours, applying the laws concerning these and the working time directive to find problems. • Be able to calculate the cost of work to be carried out • Be able to work with, and compile budgets • Be able to show effective staff organisation structures, and comment on how efficient staffing can benefit the business • Be able to understand the principles of people management including recruitment, retention, developing and disciplining staff • Demonstrating the process of risk assessment and effective use of Insurance within the company • Issues relating to operator licensing, including the process to become licenced, changes and termination • How to make the working environment safe, including risk assessment and general health & safety issues • Choosing the most appropriate vehicle for the job • Be able to design an efficient maintenance program, including systems, procedures and policy • Be able to describe the process to load vehicles safely • Make plans to carry dangerous goods, foodstuffs or animals safely • Be able to describe the process required to become a qualified driver for heavy goods vehicles, and those carrying specialised loads • Be able to describe the procedure to be carried out following a road traffic accident

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