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Certificate in Road Transport and Fleet Operations (Flexible Learning)

Status: September 2021


Level

07

Duration

1 Year

Department

Mechanical & Automobile Engineering


Start Date

TBC

Course Type

Flexible & Professional

Location

Limerick

To educate the undergraduates to meet the requirements of Regulation (EC) No. 1071/2009 for The Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) in Road Transport Operations Management, Road Haulage and Bus Passenger Transport.

What are the entry requirements?

Applicants need a Level 6 qualification. For applicants without a Level 6 admission will be based on an interview in accordance with LIT’s Admissions Office, in accordance with Academic Council Regulations and Procedures (ACRP) document.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE: Applicants who do not have English as their first language must ensure they satisfy English Language requirements. For entry to undergraduate courses, a minimum score of 5.5 in an IELTS exam is required. For postgraduate courses, a minimum of 6.0 is required. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their English proficiency meets these requirements.

Who can I contact?

What modules will I study?

Introduction to haulage and passenger transport operations

Setting up a road transport haulage and passenger transport business

Access to the road haulage and passenger transport market

Transport operations management – haulage and passenger

Financial management

Technical standards – haulage and PSV Busses

Civil, commercial and social legislation

Conventions and documentation

Route planning and road safety

Are there opportunities for further study?

Graduates can progress to BEng In Road Transport Technology & Management L7

or

BEng (Honours) in Automotive Engineering and Transport Management

 

More Information

Delivery

The programme is proposed to commence in September 2021. The delivery mode will be classroom based with the full-time Level 7 Road Transport undergraduates.

Number of Weeks: 26 weeks

Number of Days: 2 days per week

Delivery Day: TBC

Number of Hours per day: Two hours one day and one hour the other

Times: TBC

What will the time commitment be?

Each 5 credits will normally equate to approximately 100 Total Learning Hours. Total Learning Hours includes the time you spend in class (lectures, tutorials, practical elements) and the time you spend completing work outside of college.  The balance between these two varies by discipline, and by level of study. You should bear in mind that the workload will increase at particular times e.g. when assignments are due.

Assessment

40% Continuous assessment and 60% end of year exam

Qualification

Certificate in Road Transport & Fleet Operations

For queries relating to the course

Contact: Department of Flexible Learning

Email: Flexible@lit.ie 

For academic queries

Contact: Dr Patrick Walsh

Email: patrick.walsh@lit.ie

Contact: Ailbe Burke

Email: ailbe.burke@lit.ie

Fees

TBC