Road Transport and Fleet Operations (L7, 10 ECTS)
Mechanical & Automobile Engineering
Flexible & Professional
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.
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
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
BEng (Honours) in Automotive Engineering and Transport Management
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 (Daytime Delivery
Number of Hours per day: Two hours one day and one hour the other
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.
August 15th, 2021
40% Continuous assessment and 60% end of year exam
Certificate in Road Transport & Fleet Operations
For queries relating to the course
Contact: Department of Flexible Learning
For academic queries
Contact: Dr Patrick Walsh
Contact: Ailbe Burke