The examination structure will be:
- 2¼ hour case study exam with 3 case study questions with a total of 20 marks available for each which will require a 50% pass mark.
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There are three case study questions each primarily focusing on specific modules and relating to the featured case study and additional scenario content.
All information to assist in answering the question will be detailed in the case study and scenarios within the question.
The Learner will be expected to use all knowledge obtained throughout their study (whether this be home study, of in-house study) and to apply this to a workplace scenario.
Road Haulage- Case study Exam
The assessment will last for 2 hours and 15 minutes.
The pass mark is 50% (30 out of 60) with a total of 20 marks are available for each question in the exam.
Assessment Criteria that will always be tested in each case study assessment is listed below:
- Managing Drivers- Explain how to compile, evaluate, and review schedules for drivers.
- Managing Compliance and Risk- Explain how you would construct an effective and compliant maintenance plan of a given company or organisation.
- Managing Transport Operations- Explain how you would calculate and prepare ‘costs to operate’ to ensure correct pricing in the context of a transport operation and outline the value of a vehicle costing system.
To achieve the CILT(UK) Level 3 Certificate of Professional Competence for Transport Managers (Road Haulage) Learners will need to pass both Paper 1 and Paper 2.
If either Paper 1 or Paper 2 is not achieved in one sitting a resit for that Paper only will be required.
CPC National and International Courses
The Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) Act 1995 was designed to implement EC Directives 96/26EC and subordinate legislation with regard to the occupation of road haulage and passenger operations. The regulations state that an operator who seeks a standard National or International Licence MUST satisfy the Licensing Authority that he/she is either professionally competent or employs someone as a transport manager who is professionally competent and is of good repute. This course has been designed to raise awareness of the Transport Managers’ responsibilities with regard to the demanding requirements of road transport legislation and to help protect your operator’s licence and maintain a healthy Operator Compliance Risk Score.
Operator Licence Compliance
Covering the ongoing management of an Operator licence to assist in:
- Having a better understanding of the principles underpinning the O Licence System
- Having a clear understanding of the level of commitment and activity needed to create effective management control systems
- Being able to clarify requirements to other staff, either superiors or reportees
- Being in a position to contribute cost-effective, practical solutions regarding compliance in this area
- Understanding how the OCRS system works and how can have a positive effect on this score
- Knowing where to go for follow-up advice and guidance
- Understanding their role in and other colleagues’ role in managing the O Licence
- Being up-to-date with the latest changes in legislation
Drivers Hours Compliance
Drivers’ hours law including: permitted driving limits; driving breaks rules; daily and weekly rest requirements.
Working Time Directive and Road Transport Directive. We give an overview of the directives: who they affect, what activities constitute working time and how breaks need to be taken
Tachograph Rules (Analogue & Digital) and Record Keeping for Drivers
Companies will need to be familiar with both traditional analogue and digital systems and how to integrate them to avoid falling foul of the regulations. Topics covered include:
- Analogue Tachographs: trace identification; centre-field requirements; hand written entries
- Digital tachograph: makes of digital tachograph; Drivers/Company Workshop and Control Cards; operational modes; manual entries; UTC Time; logging on and off; pictograms; using and understanding printouts
- Mixed Tachograph Work
- Exemptions – which operations are exempt from tachograph regulations, including Domestic Rules
- Systems for filing and storage of charts
- Understanding tachograph analysis (if applicable)
- Analogue chart retention
Advising managers on best practice regarding the frequency of these checks and when to notify the Traffic Commissioner of any infringements committed by vocational licence holders.
Advising managers on best practice regarding driver disciplinary issues.
Maintenance and Traffic Regulations
Offering Transport Managers advice regarding best practice in devising: a daily defect reporting system; maintenance schedules; the recording and monitoring of vehicle inspections and scheduling tachograph calibrations inspections
To book this Transport managers CPC course call the office on 02392 123 555.
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