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Introduction to Road Transport Operations

Tunbridge Wells, Leamington Spa + 2 more

This 3-day course is designed for transport clerks, supervisors and first line managers with no formal transport training. It details the fundamentals of road transport legislation, as well as work-related road safety, workplace transport safety, road traffic regulations and competency standards required by transport professionals. 

Who should attend? 

  • Those who are committing to their professional development as a transport professional to enhance skills and knowledge to progress in their transport career 
  • Restricted licence holders and transport professionals who do not require CPC holder status, but want to gain transport legislation knowledge to the latest standards 
  • Those preparing for the Level 3 Transport Manager CPC or entry route to Level 3 CV FMQ 

Benefits of attending 

  • Promotes the confidence of front line staff by providing a basic understanding of relevant transport legislation 
  • Provides the information and tools to ensure compliance with current developments in road transport legislation 
  • Provides peace of mind that you are operating legally in compliance with the latest guidance from Traffic Commissioners 
  • Offers the opportunity to network with other industry professionals, sharing ideas and best practice 

Course content 

  • Operator licensing system requirements 
  • Operator Compliance Risk Score (OCRS) and enforcement issues 
  • Drivers’ hours and working time and record keeping 
  • Vehicle maintenance systems and driver defect reporting 
  • Driver licensing and Driver CPC 
  • Workplace transport safety 
  • Technical standards 
  • National and international haulage operations 
  • Rules surrounding the movement of goods 
  • Road safety 
  • Business and financial management 

Course duration 

  • 3 days 
  • In-company: maximum 16 delegates

Delegates will be required to complete an assessment. On successful completion, they will be issued with a certificate of achievement, which provides tangible evidence that attendees have taken positive steps to demonstrate their professionalism and continued development. 


  • Price includes tuition, course materials, lunch and refreshments
  • Please notify us of any special requirements or access arrangements at the time of booking
  • This course is also available as an in-company option

 For more information please email or call 03717 11 22 22.