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Operator Licence Awareness Training (OLAT)

Protecting your O-Licence is an important consideration in any transport operation. The Transport Manager is ultimately responsible, but all transport personnel have a part to play in staying up-to-date with all legal compliance relating to the operation. This OLAT course is aimed at transport personnel at all levels, who play an active part in the legal compliance of the operation.

This full-day course counts as one day’s Driver CPC training and is fully JAUPT approved.

Course Overview

This one-day course will provide up-to-date knowledge in transport legislation as well as the latest guidance from Traffic Commissioners on compliance.

The contents include:

  • Operator Licence – Application process; Managing the licence; Legal responsibilities
  • Operator Compliance Risk Score (OCRS)
  • Powers of Enforcement Officers
  • Drivers’ Hours – RT(WT)R; Record keeping; Safe parking
  • Maintenance Systems – Planned preventative maintenance; Defect reporting; Daily walk round check
  • Driver Licensing – Types of licence
  • Operator and Driver responsibilities
  • Incident Reporting
  • Road Safety
  • Plating and Testing
  • Course Assessment

At the end of the course delegates will be required to complete a brief assessment. A Certificate of Achievement will be issued on successful completion of the assessment.


One-day course, lasting 8 hours, with 1 hour scheduled for lunch.


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