Information & Glossary

Useful Links

National Apprenticeship Services - 


Skills Funding Agency - 

Greater Manchester Learning Provider Network - 

DirectGov - 

The Warehouse Technology Group -


The Road Haulage Association -

National Careers Service - 

Skills calculator -


Motor Vehicle 

AA - Automobile Association

ABS - Anti-locking braking system

AC - Air Conditioning

DPF - Diesel Partical Filter

EPA - End Point Assessment

LMV - Light Motor Vehicle

HMV - Heavy Motor Vehicle 

MOT - Ministry of Transport 

PSV - Public Service Vehicle

VOSA - Vehicle and Operator Services Agency


ADR - European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road 

RTITB - Road Transport Industry Training Board

DCPC - Driver Certificate of Professional Competence 

DVLA - Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency

DVSA - Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency 

EPA - End Point Assessment

FLT - Fork Lift Truck 

HGV - Heavy Goods Vehicle

HLOP - High Level Order Picker

LGV - Large Goods Vehicle

LLOP - Low Level Order Picker

JIT - Just In Time

RHCPC - Road Haulage Certificate of Professional Competence 

SCM - Supply Chain Management

SCP - Supply Chain Planning 

TMS - Transportation Management System

WMS - Warehouse Management System 

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