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Operator Licence Awareness Training (OLAT) Courses

Course Overview

  • The Operator Licence Awareness Training course (OLAT) provides a comprehensive overview of the operator licensing regime.
  • It covers the procedures and systems required to ensure operators comply with their legal undertakings.
  • The Operator Licence Awareness course is often attended upon the recommendation of the Traffic Commissioner and is often a condition of obtaining or retaining an Operator Licence.
  • Sometimes Operators attend prior to an interaction with the Traffic Commissioner in order to demonstrate their commitment to complying with the requirements of their Operator Licence.
  • Other Operators see the course as the best method for ensuring that their Transport Manager and staff keep abreast of the requirements for running a compliant operation.
  • The course costs £195+VAT for the first delegate. Additional delegates may attend at half price.
  • The objective of the day is to give a comprehensive overview of the Operator Licencing requirements, whilst at the same time giving Operators the opportunity to discuss specific issues faced by their businesses.

Course Content

OLAT Course Structure:

  • Operator Licence System
  • Operator Commitments
  • Maintaining Online Records
  • Operator Compliance Risk Score (OCRS)
  • EU Drivers Hours
  • Working Time Directive
  • Workforce agreements
  • Record keeping
  • Tachographs
  • Driver Licencing
  • Vehicle Maintenance (DVSA Guide to Roadworthiness)
  • Road Traffic Management and Enforcement
  • Dangerous Goods Movements (Road Haulage Only!)
  • Speed Limits & Traffic Regulations
  • International Aspects of Transport
  • The Authorities & Public Enquiries
  • Enforcement (DVSA and Police responsibilities)
  • Dealing with the Traffic Commissioner

This 1 day course costs £195 + VAT for the first delegate, additional delegates may attend at half price.  Upload 7 Driver CPC hours for an additional £8.75.

To book your course please visit our dedicated online booking website – Enterprise Course Booking.