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Transport Managers CPC Online

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Brian Sweeney congratulated Swilly Group’s Bernard McElaney after receiving the award for highest mark in Ireland from Chris Callaghan, CILT. 

Swilly Group has announced the launch of the Certificate in Professional Competence (CPC) in Transport Management to be delivered ONLINE for the first time.  Swilly Group is now taking bookings for their ONLINE course starting Tuesday 13th April 2021.

The course will start on Tuesday 13th April and online classes will run every Tuesday and Thursday from 7pm to 10pm for 10 WEEKS.  There will also be classes scheduled for two Saturdays and a full week before the exam on the 30th June 2021.  Over 100 hours of classes will be scheduled and learners must attend at least 75 hrs to sit the exam.

The course will be delivered ONLINE using ZOOM. The learners will be sent a course pack and all materials will be made available to the learners online so learners can attend the course from the comfort of their own home.

The Certificate in Professional Competence (CPC) in Road Passenger Transport or Road Haulage Transport is a qualification for persons managing a national or international haulage or passenger transport company and meets the requirements of European Regulation (EC) No. 1071/2009.  Swilly Group delivered the classroom-based Transport Mangers CPC for many years and achieve some excellent results.   On three separate occasions, Swilly Group Learners achieved the highest marks in the country.

Swilly Group Managing Director Brian Sweeney said, “Transport is a very highly regulated profession and it’s important that managers receive good quality training and certification”.  “There are many challenges facing the passenger and haulage industries at the moment including BREXIT and the COVID lock downs”. “However there continues to be many employment opportunities for good people with good qualification such as the Transport Managers’ CPC”.

Brian continued, “The Transport Managers’ CPC is also an excellent course for drivers wishing to upskill and move into supervisors or managers role within their organisation”.

For bookings, please email info@swillygroup.com or call 1890 63 63 63 or +353-74-91 51212.  Bookings will be accepted on a first come first serve basis. Places are limited so early booking is advisable.  

Vacancies at Swilly Group

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The Swilly Group has announced that they are accepting applications for Driving Instructor and Transport Tutor positions to work in Dublin, Donegal and throughout Ireland.  The company is happy to talk to RSA approved instructors and Driver CPC tutors as well as persons with experience in transport looking to start a new career in training.

Established in 1975, Swilly Group has grown to become one of the leading providers of training and employment support services in Ireland.  The company serves industries such as Transport, Driving, Hospitality and Tourism.  The company currently has a staff of over twenty delivering high quality training services in Dublin, Donegal and other counties throughout the country.

Swilly Group Managing Director Brian Sweeney
Managing Director Brian Sweeney said “2020 has been, and will continue to be, a challenging year for everyone”.   “However, now as the economy starts to re-open and we get used to the new normal, many new opportunities are opening up to persons looking for change.”  “Over the last few weeks, we have been seeing an increased demand for our training programmes”.  “Many are using the current downturn in the economy as an opportunity to retrain, acquire a new skill or to consider a career change”.  “Our delivery methods have also changed and we have been busy adapting many of our existing programmes and developing new programmes for online and blended learning delivery”.

To meet this new demand, Swilly Group is now looking for a number of ambitious candidates who are interested in developing a career in the training industry.” “We would also like to hear from persons with qualifications or experience in the transport sector interested in working as transport trainers or experienced Truck or Bus Drivers who would be interested in training as Driving Instructors”.  “We are offering attractive employment packages and will provide the necessary training to the successful candidates”.  Brian said “We have successfully trained many of our current workforce, some of whom have spent many years working in the transport industry before becoming trainers or driving instructors”.  “They have found working as a tutor or driving instructor to be very rewarding, less stressful and more suited to family life”.

Candidates with experience or qualifications in Transport Management, Warehouse and Logistics or Health and Safety are invited to apply for the Business Development Manager or Transport Tutor vacancies.  RSA Approved Driving Instructors or experienced bus or truck drivers are invited to apply for the Driving Instructors roles.  All candidates must be eager to learn, confident, good with people and flexible.  A train the trainer qualification would be beneficial.

To find out more about the current vacancies, contact Swilly Group on (074) 91 51212/1890 63 63 63 or email susan@swillygroup.com. Applicants should apply with a Cover Letter and a full Curriculum Vitae.  The positions will be kept open until they are filled. For more information or to apply, please contact or submit your CV and Cover Letter with your expression of interest to: Recruitment Division, The Swilly Group, The Business Hub, Business Park Road, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal or email to brian@swillygroup.com.