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Operator Licence Awareness Training (OLAT) course

Available online

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

This course also counts towards Driver CPC (7 hours) 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.

This course also counts as 7 hours towards Driver CPC training.

Duration

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

Location

This course is available online, due to the current social distancing measures.

Classroom based courses can be held at the customer’s premises or at various locations throughout the UK.

Further information

For more information, call us today on 01274 511511 or email training@driverhire.co.uk