Below you find more information on specifically about Brexit & the EU.
Certificate of Professional Competence: Use within the EU Members States
Certificate of Professional Competence, or CPC in road transport operations, which has been obtain in any of the EU Member States, can be used by the holder to demonstrate professional competence requirements in any other EU Member State.
But before any operator wishing to operate in the national market of any other EU member state, & the Certificate of Professional Competence, or CPC being used to demonstrate professional competence, is from a different member state. than a mutual recognition certificate to support the application, will need to be obtained These are available from the regulatory body of the national market to be operated in
Oplas Transport Consultancy advises that the regulatory body for the member state were the operation is taking place is contact, to confirm that the Certificate of Professional Competence, or CPC will be accepted by the regulatory body of the EU State.
UK operator’s who are required to nominate a Transport Manager CPC Holder, & the nominee is the holder of a Certificate of Professional Competence, which has been awarded by RSA or OCR. Which is a full professional competence certificate (National or International) issued since March 1992, then a mutual recognition certificate is not necessary.
Certificate of Professional Competence: Brexit
Although there has been no agreement between the United Kingdom government, & the European Union on a final Brexit deal. The EU has indicated that after the UK final leaves the European Union it will no longer recognise any United Kingdom, Driver or Transport Manager Certificate of Professional Competence, or CPC qualifications.
As previously stated, if there is no final Brexit deal been agreed, then it is most likely that this proposed disqualification will come into force. Therefore, any driver or transport manager with a UK CPC Certificate employed in a EU member state. Would have retake the aproporiate Certificate of Professional Competence, or CPC being used to demonstrate professional competence, if they wish to continue to work in any EU member state. At present the UK government has not indicated that it will apply the same disqualification to either a Driver, or Transport Manager CPC which was obtained in a EU member state, by a Driver, or Transport Manager CPC Holder working for a, UK operator.
This Basic Guide Has Been Produced, to Give Basic Guidance in relation to a Certificate of Professional Competence Regulations, in relation to the Operator Licensing Regime, & Therefore Cannot Be Considered as Formal Legal Advice