The CPC Course Syllabus is divided into two modules (click button for more information):
National and International Assessment in Road Haulage Operations
(60 multiple choice questions to be answered in 120 minutes. Pass mark is 70%)
Structure of Law - Business and Company Law - Social Legislation - Financial Management Techniques - Commercial Conduct of Business - General Insurance - Vehicle Maintenance - General Traffic Regulations - Vehicle Taxation - Marketing - Methods of Operating - Operator Licensing - Weights and Dimensions of Vehicles - Vehicle Selection - Safety of Loads - Mechanical Condition - Driver’s Hours and Records - Vocational Driving Licences - Speed Limits -Traffic Accident Procedure - Vehicle and Goods Insurance
Case Study Assessment in Road Haulage Operations
(5 - 8 questions to be answered in 135 minutes. Pass mark is 50%)
Import / Export Procedures - Community Transit System - Customs Documentation - Road Permits & Tariffs - Driver’s Hours of Work & The Tachograph - Vehicle and Goods Insurance - Vehicle Costing - Route Planning - Technical Standards of Operating - Road Traffic Regulations - Goods Insurance
Note on updating from National to International Certificates:
Candidates who have achieved some OCR CPC units prior to 4th December 2011 will need to take the full new examinations.
To gain your National & International CPC you must pass the relevant CPC examinations.
Friday 6th December 2019
Friday 13th March 2020
The exams are conducted at approved Oxford, Cambridge and RSA (OCR) examination centres, and are held four times a year in:
March, June, September, and December.
Candidates will receive a full certificate automatically once the required results are achieved. Certificates are normally issued with results 8 weeks after the examination date.
OCR Exam Fees
Effective from 1st August 2019 fees are based on current OCR administrative procedures.
The following fees will be payable to your chosen exam centre:
|CPC – Multiple Choice Assessment in Road Haulage||Unit R1||£48.50|
|CPC – Case Study Assessment in Road Haulage||Unit R2||£69.25|
|Additional local administrative fees will be charged by the examination centres.|
The OCR examinations are held at various locations throughout the UK. To find your nearest examination centre, you can telephone OCR Customer Service on 02476 851509 or 02476 496398.
When you are ready to take the exam, you can contact OCR Customer Service to book a place at the centre of your choice. They normally require about 6-8 weeks’ notice for exam bookings.
Head over to our HGV Product page to order your course, complete with bonus CDs.