Introduction To Road Transport Operations

Introduction To Road Transport Operations from Ridgeway Training is an ideal course for transport clerks, supervisors and first line managers who have no formal transport training. The course will cover the fundamentals of transport legislation, including:

  • The importance of road transport legislation
  • Work-related road safety
  • Workplace transport safety
  • Road traffic regulations
  • Accident procedures
  • Competency standards required by transport professionals

Who we think should attend our course:

  • Anyone who is ambitious about their development as a transport professional
  • Restricted licence holders and transport professionals who do not require CPC holder status, but still want to gain transport legislation knowledge to the current standards
  • Those who have been referred on this course for continuing professional development

Benefits of attending:

  • Promotes the confidence of front line staff
  • Tackles a long-standing skills gap between qualified transport managers and Driver CPC level
  • Provides the information and tools to ensure compliance’s met
  • Provides peace of mind that you are operating legally
  • Offers the opportunity to network with other industry professionals

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 CPC and driver licensing
  • Vehicle and workplace transport safety in road haulage
  • Technical standards of haulage operations
  • National and international haulage operations
  • Rules surrounding the movement of goods
  • Road safety
  • Business and financial management

Course duration

3 days

Maximum 12 delegates

A certificate of attendance is issued following course completion, which provides tangible evidence that attendees have taken positive steps to demonstrate their professionalism and continued development. The course also offers an opportunity to network with other transport professionals.


£659 + VAT


Monday 3rd February – Wednesday 5th February 2020

More about Ridgeway Training – CPC Training Courses

At Ridgeway Training, we offer a variety of different training courses including CPC Training. If you would like more information on any of our courses, including our Introduction to Road Transport Operations course or our CPC Training courses, get in touch with us today.