Where can I find more information on the withdrawal of CPC?
More information can be found in our subject information update and the FAQs for centres and learners:
Will OCR extend the withdrawal period beyond December 2021 if tests are cancelled?
There are no plans to change the withdrawal timetable.
Are there any other providers of CPC?
Yes, there are three other providers of CPC, with a fourth from August 2021.
City & Guilds and the Chartered Institute for Logistics and Transport (CILT) offer CPC for Transport Managers (Level 3) Road Haulage
CILT also offers CPC for Transport Managers (Level 3) Passenger Transport.
Skills and Education Group Awards are pleased to be able to offer the Road Haulage and Passenger Transport CPC qualifications from April 2021. The new qualifications will be closely aligned to the OCR format and they have committed to updating the content of the CPC qualifications prior to launch, to ensure that they take into account the latest Brexit legislation.
As a national awarding organisation, Skills and Education Group Awards work across 14 sectors and support the training needs of over 500 Centres. They are also pleased to be a trusted partner of the automotive industry and have a strong working relationship with the DVSA, and have for the last five years, provided the MOT Tester and Manager qualifications and the MOT Annual Assessment.
They have published a page on their website to provide information and updates in relation to their CPC qualification development and offer, including prices for existing OCR centres to gain centre approval and begin registering candidates from April 2021 onwards.
NOCN are also offering Level 3 CPC for Transport Managers (Road Haulage) and a Level 3 Award in Managing Road Haulage Operations from 1 August 2021. They are running a webinar at 10.00 am on Tuesday 20 July 2021 to provide further information. You can register for this at the link below and also get some further information on their YouTube channel, link also below:
NOCN said, “as specialists across a range of sectors we aim to work with our partners to provide the products and services you need for your learners. Our new Level 3 Transport Manager qualifications now benefit from on-demand all year-round examinations”.