OLAT

OLAT (OPERATOR LICENCE AWARENESS TRAINING) AND TRANSPORT MANAGER CPC REFRESHER COURSES

Pearson CPC is both a Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (4019194) and Jaupt (02341) accredited Centre.  We are able to offer the following refresher courses, depending on your needs.  The Traffic Commissioner dictates that Operators should take a one day Transport Manager CPC Refresher course every 5 years.  If the 5 year period is exceeded, a two day Transport Manager CPC Refresher will be required.

Alternatively, the OLAT (Operator Licence Awareness Training) course is ideal for the personal development of any member of a transport management team, Operator and also those who hold a restricted licence.

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Course Details

OPERATOR LICENCE AWARENESS TRAINING (OLAT) - 1 DAY REFRESHER.  LGV and PCV
£120 (includes 7 hours of DCPC, free of charge) 08.00 to 1600hrs

Our OLAT (Operator Licence Awareness Training) course has been designed to give Operators an overview of the undertakings they give when making an O Licence application. It also provides details of the responsibilities that the transport management team of any organisation should be aware of to ensure that they comply with the licence undertakings. Traffic Commissioners often recommend that Restricted Operator Licence holders, often the Company Director who made the initial O Licence application, attend an awareness course. They stipulate that this this must be run by a CILT approved examination centre.  Pearson CPC is a CILT approved examination centre (4019194)

Course content:

Operator Licensing:

  • Different types of licences
  • Gaining and maintaining a Restricted Operator Licence
  • Monitoring procedures and systems

Drivers Hours Monitoring:

  • Drivers hours rules and regulations, including EU and GB Domestic Rules
  • Working Time Directive, including Road Transport (Working Time) Regulations
  • Tachographs and drivers hours record keeping

Managing Drivers:

  • Recruiting and employing drivers, including driver handbook and employing agency drivers
  • Driver licensing, including operator checks of employees' licences and licence categories
  • Driver training, including Driver CPC scheduling advice

Managing Vehicles:

  • Planned preventive maintenance, including vehicle roadworthiness checks, mechanical condition and items affecting fleet standards, plus enforcement

Traffic enforcement:

Compliance checks and visits, including the roles of the DVSA and the police, and the DVSA Enforcement Sanctions Policy.

TRANSPORT MANAGER CPC – 1 DAY REFRESHER – LGV
£250 (includes 7 hours of DCPC, free of charge) 08.00 hrs to 16.00 hrs

Benefits of attending:

This refresher course enables transport managers to ensure that they are following best practice and complying with their transport operator undertakings. Pearson CPC’s course provides an invaluable revision opportunity, plus a chance to update your knowledge in accordance with the UK's evolving legal framework. Regular attendance helps transport operators to protect their business and helps them to avoid some of the most common pitfalls of compliance.

Traffic Commissioners now request that refresher courses are undertaken only at an approved CILT examination centre. Pearson CPC is a CILT approved examination centre (4019194. As Pearson CPC is also a JAUPT accredited centre (AC02341) this course can count as 7 hours towards the 35 hours of periodic Driver CPC training required to obtain or renew a Driver Qualification Card (DQC.)

This Transport Managers’ CPC Refresher course has been designed to raise awareness of the transport managers' responsibilities with regard to the demanding requirements of road transport legislation and to help you to protect your operator's licence and maintain a healthy Operator Compliance Risk Score (OCRS.) It provides updated information on recent legislative changes, including the latest drivers' hours regulations and operator undertakings, and will refresh existing knowledge of the key topics covered in the CPC course, which are vital to effective and compliant transport operations.

Course Content:

The course covers various aspects of the ongoing management of an Operator Licence:

  • Understanding the principles underpinning the Operator Licence system
  • Understanding the level of commitment and activity needed to create effective management control systems
  • Clearly communicating requirements to other staff
  • Understanding how the OCRS system works and how to improve this score
  • Knowing where to go for follow-up advice and guidance
  • Understanding their and other colleagues' roles in managing the Operator Licence
  • Keeping up-to-date with the latest changes in legislation
  • Daily defect reporting system; maintenance schedules; the recording and monitoring of vehicle inspections and scheduling tachograph calibrations inspections

Drivers' Hours Law:

  • Permitted driving limits
  • Driving breaks rules
  • Daily and weekly rest requirements
  • Working Time Directive and Road Transport Directive

Tachographs:

  • Analogue tachographs: trace identification; centre-field requirements; hand written entries
  • Digital tachographs: models of digital tachograph; driver/company/workshop/control cards; operational modes; manual entries;
  • Mixed tachograph work
  • Exemptions - which operations are exempt from tachograph regulations, including Domestic Rules
  • Systems for filing and storing charts and digital data
  • Understanding tachograph analysis

Best practice:

  • Driver licence checks
  • Notifications to Traffic Commissioner of any infringements committed by vocational licence holders
  • Driver disciplinary issues
TRANSPORT MANAGER CPC – 1 DAY REFRESHER – PCV
£250 (includes 7 hours of DCPC, free of charge) – 08.00hrs to 16.00 hrs

Benefits of attending:

This refresher course enables transport managers to ensure that they are following best practice and complying with their transport operator undertakings. Pearson CPC’s course provides an invaluable revision opportunity, plus a chance to update your knowledge in accordance with the UK's evolving legal framework. Regular attendance helps transport operators to protect their business and equips them to avoid some of the most common pitfalls of compliance.

Traffic Commissioners now request that refresher courses are undertaken only at an approved CILT examination centre. Pearson CPC is an CILT approved examination centre (4019194). As Pearson CPC is also a JAUPT accredited centre (AC02341) this course can count as 7 hours towards the 35 hours of periodic Driver CPC training required to obtain or renew a Driver Qualification Card (DQC.)

This Transport Manager CPC Refresher course has been designed to raise awareness of the transport managers' responsibilities with regard to the demanding requirements of road transport legislation; to help you to protect your operator's licence and maintain a healthy Operator Compliance Risk Score (OCRS.) It provides updated information on recent legislative changes, including the latest drivers' hours regulations and operator undertakings, and will refresh existing knowledge of the key topics covered in the CPC course, which are vital to effective and compliant transport operations.

Course Content:

The course covers various aspects of the ongoing management of an Operator Licence:

  • Understanding the principles underpinning the Operator Licence system
  • Understanding the level of commitment and activity needed to create effective management control systems
  • Clearly communicating requirements to other staff
  • Understanding how the OCRS system works and how to improve this score
  • Knowing where to go for follow-up advice and guidance
  • Understanding their and other colleagues' roles in managing the Operator Licence
  • Keeping up-to-date with the latest changes in legislation
  • Daily defect reporting system; maintenance schedules; the recording and monitoring of vehicle inspections and scheduling tachograph calibrations inspections

Drivers' Hours Law:

  • Permitted driving limits
  • Driving breaks rules
  • Daily and weekly rest requirements
  • Working Time Directive and Road Transport Directive

Tachographs:

  • Analogue tachographs: trace identification; centre-field requirements; hand written entries
  • Digital tachographs: models of digital tachograph; driver/company/workshop/control cards; operational modes; manual entries;
  • Mixed tachograph work
  • Exemptions - which operations are exempt from tachograph regulations, including Domestic Rules
  • Systems for filing and storing charts and digital data
  • Understanding tachograph analysis

Best practice:

  • Driver licence checks
  • Notifications to Traffic Commissioner of any infringements committed by vocational licence holders
  • Driver disciplinary issues
TRANSPORT MANAGER CPC – 2 DAY REFRESHER – LGV
£400 (includes 7 hours of DCPC, free of charge) – 08.00 hrs to 16.00 hrs

Benefits of attending:

This refresher course enables transport managers to ensure that they are following best practice and complying with their transport operator undertakings. Pearson CPC’s course provides an invaluable revision opportunity and a chance to update your knowledge in accordance with the UK's evolving legal framework. Regular attendance helps transport operators to protect their business and equips them to avoid some of the most common pitfalls of compliance.

Traffic Commissioners now request that refresher courses are undertaken only at an approved CILT examination centre. Pearson CPC is an CILT approved examination centre (4019194). As Pearson CPC is also a JAUPT accredited centre (AC02341) this course can count as 7 hours towards the 35 hours of periodic Driver CPC training required to obtain or renew a Driver Qualification Card (DQC.

This Management CPC Refresher course has been designed to raise awareness of the transport managers' responsibilities with regard to the demanding requirements of road transport legislation and to help you to protect your operator's licence and maintain a healthy Operator Compliance Risk Score (OCRS.) It provides updated information on recent legislative changes, including the latest drivers' hours regulations and operator undertakings, and will refresh existing knowledge of the key topics covered in the CPC course, which are vital to effective and compliant transport operations.

Course Content:

The course covers various aspects of the ongoing management of an Operator Licence:

  • Understanding the principles underpinning the Operator Licence system
  • Understanding the level of commitment and activity needed to create effective management control systems
  • Clearly communicating requirements to other staff
  • Understanding how the OCRS system works and how to improve this score
  • Knowing where to go for follow-up advice and guidance
  • Understanding their and other colleagues' roles in managing the Operator Licence
  • Keeping up-to-date with the latest changes in legislation
  • Daily defect reporting system; maintenance schedules; the recording and monitoring of vehicle inspections and scheduling tachograph calibrations inspections

Drivers' Hours Law:

  • Permitted driving limits
  • Driving breaks rules
  • Daily and weekly rest requirements
  • Working Time Directive and Road Transport Directive

Tachographs:

  • Analogue tachographs: trace identification; centre-field requirements; hand written entries
  • Digital tachographs: models of digital tachograph; driver/company/workshop/control cards; operational modes; manual entries;
  • Mixed tachograph work
  • Exemptions - which operations are exempt from tachograph regulations, including Domestic Rules
  • Systems for filing and storing charts and digital data
  • Understanding tachograph analysis

Best practice:

  • Driver licence checks
  • Notifications to Traffic Commissioner of any infringements committed by vocational licence holders
  • Driver disciplinary issues
TRANSPORT MANAGER CPC – 2 DAY REFRESHER – PCV
£400 (includes 7 hours of DCPC, free of charge) – 08.00 hrs to 16.00 hrs

Benefits of attending:

This refresher course enables transport managers to ensure that they are following best practice and complying with their transport operator undertakings. Pearson CPC’s course provides an invaluable revision opportunity and a chance to update your knowledge in accordance with the UK's evolving legal framework. Regular attendance helps transport operators to protect their business and equips them to avoid some of the most common pitfalls of compliance.

Traffic Commissioners now request that refresher courses are undertaken only at an approved CILT examination centre. Pearson CPC is a CILT approved examination centre (4019194). As Pearson CPC is also a JAUPT accredited centre (AC02341) this course can count as 7 hours towards the 35 hours of periodic Driver CPC training required to obtain or renew a Driver Qualification Card (DQC.

This Transport Managers’ CPC Refresher course has been designed to raise awareness of the transport managers' responsibilities with regard to the demanding requirements of road transport legislation; to help you to protect your operator's licence and maintain a healthy Operator Compliance Risk Score (OCRS.) It provides updated information on recent legislative changes, including the latest drivers' hours regulations and operator undertakings, and will refresh existing knowledge of the key topics covered in the CPC course, which are vital to effective and compliant transport operations.

Course Content:

The course covers various aspects of the ongoing management of an Operator Licence:

  • Understanding the principles underpinning the Operator Licence system
  • Understanding the level of commitment and activity needed to create effective management control systems
  • Clearly communicating requirements to other staff
  • Understanding how the OCRS system works and how to improve this score
  • Knowing where to go for follow-up advice and guidance
  • Understanding their and other colleagues' roles in managing the Operator Licence
  • Keeping up-to-date with the latest changes in legislation
  • Daily defect reporting system; maintenance schedules; the recording and monitoring of vehicle inspections and scheduling tachograph calibrations inspections

Drivers' Hours Law:

  • Permitted driving limits
  • Driving breaks rules
  • Daily and weekly rest requirements
  • Working Time Directive and Road Transport Directive

Tachographs:

  • Analogue tachographs: trace identification; centre-field requirements; hand written entries
  • Digital tachographs: models of digital tachograph; driver/company/workshop/control cards; operational modes; manual entries;
  • Mixed tachograph work
  • Exemptions - which operations are exempt from tachograph regulations, including Domestic Rules
  • Systems for filing and storing charts and digital data
  • Understanding tachograph analysis

Best practice:

  • Driver licence checks
  • Notifications to Traffic Commissioner of any infringements committed by vocational licence holders
  • Driver disciplinary issues
A certificate of attendance is issued following course completion, which provides evidence that attendees have taken positive steps to demonstrate their professionalism and continued development.

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