Certificate of Professional Competence Qualification

The Certificate of Professional Competence, or CPC Qualification, component of current operator’s licencing regulations. Was created as part of the requirements of the Regulation (EC) No 1071/2009, of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 October 2009 establishing common rules concerning the conditions to be complied with, to those wishing to pursue the occupation of Road Transport Operator, within the EU member states.

The Certificate of Professional Competence qualification specifically aims to:

  • The qualification specifications have been originated directly from Regulation (EC) No 1071/2009. These made the assessment, of professional competence, & achievement of a Certificate of Professional Competence in either Road Haulage or Passenger Transport. To be on the same basis in all EU member states.
  • The holder of the qualification can then demonstrate, he/she is qualified to perform the effective and continuous management of undertakings engaging solely in transport operations within any EU member state.
  • Assess the professional competence of applicants for Vehicle Operator Licencing and their nominated Transport Managers.

The Certificate of Professional Competence / CPC qualification is currently a lifetime award, which means that, once obtained, the qualification will not expire, and holders will be considered professionally competent for the rest of their lives. However, professional competence can be affected at any time, by certain personal circumstances, for example, if the holder is convicted of certain criminal offences.

If you wish to know more about information on the Certificate of Professional Competence qualification. Then please visit our dedicated website www.certificateofprofessionalcompetence.co.uk. The site contains more detailed information of the Certificate of Professional Competence. Plus, there are links for the user, to access, all the services that Oplas Transport Consultancy provide within transport regulation compliance.

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The Above Information has been Produced, to Help Promote the Services Offered by Oplas Transport Consultancy. There is Reference to Different Parts of Transport Statutory Regulation. Those References are for Guidance Only. Therefore, cannot be Considered as Formal Legal Advice