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Introduction to Road Transport Operations

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.

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.

Course Delivery

Public In-Company
Classroom Classroom



Maximum Candidates

Classroom - 20

Online - 16

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. 




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Course Dates



JUNE                                          Location                                            
19 - 21 Online


JULY/AUGUST                          Location                                           
31 - 2 Tunbridge Wells


SEPTEMBER                              Location                                            
18 - 20 Online


OCTOBER/NOVEMBER          Location                                           
14 - 16 Leeds
30 - 2 Coventry


NOVEMBER                              Location                                            
18 - 20 Falkirk


DECEMBER                               Location                                            
9 - 11 Online