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Transport Management in the UK: Rail and Road

This free online course introduces transport management considerations in relation to rail and road in the UK.

Supply Chain Management
Free Course
This free online transport management course outlines considerations of the management of rail and road in the UK. You will start by learning about the role of the transport manager in the road freight haulage sector and their legal responsibilities. Next, the course will analyse the role of the transport manager in passenger rail, from tender through to operation. This knowledge will be an advantage as you begin a career in transport management.
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    CourseFlix

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

Firstly, this course will evaluate the role of a transport manager who is working in the road haulage industry. You will learn the definitions of some of the common terms used in road freight haulage and find out about the legal responsibilities of the transport manager before looking at the regulations and licences required. You will also discover how bus services are operated in the UK.

Next, the course will outline the organisations involved, and the role that the transport manager plays in the passenger transport sector before exploring the legalities of operating an international coach service. Then, it examines the operation of the rail passenger industry and the franchise process. Furthermore, it will define the role of the transport manager in passenger rail and describe rail freight from tender through to operation and the stakeholders involved in the rail freight industry. 

This free online course allows you to learn and study at your own pace, anywhere and at any time. Transport management is a fast-paced and constantly evolving industry. This course introduces you to transport management and offers insider knowledge of the industry and key terms used therein. So why wait? Start learning now and take one step closer to gaining a successful career in transport management.

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:


  • Explain how companies apply for road freight haulage licences
  • Examine regulations relating to road haulage
  • Discuss the reporting requirements of the transport manager
  • Explain how bus services are operated in the UK
  • Describe how to apply for a Public Service Operator’s licence
  • Outline how to apply to operate bus routes
  • Describe how passenger rail services are franchised
  • Analyse the role of the transport manager in passenger rail
  • Discuss the rail freight industry and its stakeholders

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire an official Certificate, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certificate is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certificates for completed Certificate courses:

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