Certified Passenger Professional (CPP)

Certified Passenger Professional

Recognising Professional Excellence in Passenger Transport

Certified Passenger Professional (CPP)

Passenger transport hosts almost a quarter of a million employees in passenger transport industries.Our Australian Passenger industries span public transport, bus and coach operations, airlines, railways, ferries, taxis, cruise liners to name a few. State Government public transport departments and their contractors manage multimillion dollar passenger contracts. The engineering support industries to passenger transport are very significant. 

About the CPP Program

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Australia has recently introduced the Certified Passenger Professional (CPP) certification, a nationally recognized industry standing that reflects the professionalism and experience of operators and administrators in the passenger transport industries.Aiming to provide a definitive standard for measuring capability and professionalism within the passenger transport profession the CPP brings together the breadth and depth of skills required of a modern passenger manager, planner, operator or public policy administrator.

This professional standing reflects a balance of experience and training gained within the passenger transport industries. Calculating eligibility is through a points based system that is referred to CILTA’s passenger transport certification panel for assessment. The certification, once gained, is required to be renewed through recognized Continuous Professional Development activities.

Certified Professional Development (CPD)

The certification programme will become a life partner for those attaining CPP certification, as continuing professional development is crucial to maintaining CPP status. The commitment to continuing professional development by the Certificate holder is a significant advantage to their employers as it underpins currency of skills and knowledge. Your professional development can include activities such as formal education or training, informal learning opportunities, conference or seminar attendance, and involvement in association events and management.

Why go through CPP Certification?

CPP certification supports your career by confirming that you have received independent assessment of professional capability. Employers can be confident that you have met a recognised industry bench mark. On achieving CPP certification, you will join many other passenger professionals who strive to continually upgrade their skills and knowledge.

Code of Conduct

As a CPP certificate holder you will be asked to abide by a professional code of conduct. This code will guide your ongoing contribution to transport planning management.

How to become a CPP

The first step to becoming a CPP is to apply through the program website www.cilta.com.au

The initial requirement is to complete the point’s calculator which is a check of your eligibility against the threshold of 400 points. Detail is required on your work experience, education, training and professional involvement.

Having achieved the threshold, CILTA will then assess your application.


Initial Assessment:          $500.00

Renewal:                            $110.00

(Each 3 Year Period)

CPP Secretariat

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 1300 68 11 34

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