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Road Haulage – Operator Awareness 1-Day

From: £285.00

Operator Licence Compliance

Covering the ongoing management of an Operator licence to assist in:

  • Having a better understanding of the principles underpinning the O Licence System
  • Having a clear understanding of the level of commitment and activity needed to create effective management control systems
  • Being able to clarify requirements to other staff, either superiors or reportees
  • Being in a position to contribute cost effective, practical solutions regarding compliance in this area
  • Understanding how the OCRS system works and how can have a positive effect on this score
  • Knowing where to go for follow-up advice and guidance
  • Understanding their role in and other colleagues’ role in managing the O Licence
  •  Being up-to-date with the latest changes in legislation

Additional Information

National and International CPC Course Information

Traffic Commissioner Requirements

Often the Traffic Commissioners frequently requires CPC holders and transport managers update their knowledge. The following course will assist in satisfying that requirement.

“A large number of operators appearing at public inquiry are still ignorant of exactly what is required of a transport manager”
(Richard Turfitt – Traffic Commissioner, Eastern Traffic Area Jan 2011)

This one or two day course is aimed at transport professionals who already possess a CPC National Road Freight/Passenger Transport Operations and whose knowledge requires updating.

The course is designed to provide updated information on recent legislative changes, including the latest drivers’ hours regulations and operator obligations, refresh areas of the key CPC subjects which are vital to effective and compliant transport operations also raising awareness of current best practices.

This course is designed to assist:
  • Transport Managers
  • Transport Staff (Traffic Operators) and Supervisory Staff
  • Consultants and Senior Drivers.
Operator Licence Compliance

Covering the ongoing management of an Operator licence to assist in:

  • Having a better understanding of the principles underpinning the O Licence System
  • Having a clear understanding of the level of commitment and activity needed to create effective management control systems
  • Being able to clarify requirements to other staff, either superiors or reportees
  • Being in a position to contribute cost effective, practical solutions regarding compliance in this area
  • Understanding how the OCRS system works and how can have a positive effect on this score
  • Knowing where to go for follow-up advice and guidance
  • Understanding their role in and other colleagues’ role in managing the O Licence
  •  Being up-to-date with the latest changes in legislation
Drivers Hours Compliance

Drivers’ hours law including: permitted driving limits; driving breaks rules; daily and weekly rest requirements.
Working Time Directive and Road Transport Directive. We give an overview of the directives: who they affect, what activities constitute working time and how breaks need to be taken

Tachograph Rules (Analogue & Digital) and Record Keeping for Drivers
Companies will need to be familiar with both traditional analogue and digital systems and how to integrate them to avoid falling foul of the regulations. Topics covered include:

  • Analogue Tachographs: trace identification; centre-field requirements; hand written entries
  • Digital tachograph: makes of digital tachograph; Drivers/Company Workshop and Control Cards; operational modes; manual entries; UTC Time; logging on and off; pictograms; using and understanding printouts
  • Mixed Tachograph Work
  • Exemptions – which operations are exempt from tachograph regulations, including Domestic Rules
  • Systems for filing and storage of charts
  • Analogue chart retention
  • Understanding tachograph analysis (if applicable)
Driver Licensing

Advising managers on best practice regarding the frequency of these checks and when to notify the Traffic Commissioner of any infringements committed by vocational licence holders.

Driver Management

Advising managers on best practice regarding driver disciplinary issues.

Maintenance and Traffic Regulations

Offering Transport Managers advice regarding best practice in devising: a daily defect reporting system; maintenance schedules; the recording and monitoring of vehicle inspections and scheduling tachograph calibrations inspections

To book this Transport managers CPC refresher course call the office on 02392 123 555.

Course Reviews

The CPC course was very good and well attended every interesting thanks

A great school with friendly and experience staff. Good range of vehicles for HGV and FLT training. Nice room for classroom based training.

Portsmouth

Brilliant company, well organised and well priced for the training on offer. This was my 2nd visit and would highly recommend based on value for money.

Why train with 2Start?

  • Taught by expert instructors.
  • Gain the knowledge you need to pass your course.
  • Industry-leading classroom facilities.
  • Show to employers that you have a professional standard of training.