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Course Description: 

Operator Licence Awareness Training course is a full day for staff responsible for the ongoing compliance and undertakings given to the Traffic Commissioners when applying for an Operator Licence. The course is designed to give operators an overview of the undertakings, details of the responsibilities of the transport manager, legal obligations and how to maintain a ‘green’ Operator Licence Risk Score (OCRS). This course is also suitable for restricted licence holders who need to familiarise themselves with the rules and current systems.

Course will cover elements of the following:

  • Traffic Commissioner concerns
  • Traffic Commissioners’ annual reports
  • Guide to Public Inquiries
  • Compliance items
  • Guide for operators, undertakings, compliance and systems
  • Drivers Hours and Tachographs Guide and Working Time
  • Right to work checks, self employed status, shift work, night work and health issues
  • Senior Traffic Commissioner’s statutory guidance and directions
  • O Licence application
  • DVSA blog ‘Moving on’
  • Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness (Revised 2014) + Defect reporting and use of telematics
  • VOSA Check it out inspection DVD
  • PG35EC Technical roadside inspection report
  • ‘S’ marked prohibitions, Maintenance assessment PG13
  • Careless Torque costs lives, wheel security, fitment and tightening policy and tyre management
  • VOSA Headlamp & Brake check DVD
  • Transport Manager TM1 and guidance
  • OCRS and earned recognition
  • Financial Standing requirements
  • Changes to the O Licence
  • Notices and Proceedings / Applications and Decisions
  • EC 1071/2009 and operator licence acts
  • Driver Licensing / Driver CPC
  • Mobile phone use.
  • Alcohol and drugs testing
  • Highway code
  • Use of ABS
  • Advanced emergency braking and active side assistance
  • Corporate manslaughter
  • Computer driving licence
  • Categorisation of defects
  • DVSA Enforcement sanctions policy

The day is JAUPT registered and can count towards 7 hours of the Driver CPC.