OLAT Course

Suitable for anyone who has an active role in the legal compliance of the transport operation. Get an up-to-date overview of the latest legislation and guidance from the Traffic Commissioners on compliance.

OLAT Course – (Operator Licence Awareness Training)

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.The DriveWise OLAT course is specifically aimed at transport personnel at all levels, who play an active part in the legal compliance of the operation.

Course Overview – Available online

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.


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



Courses can be held at the customer’s premises or at various locations throughout the UK

Why you should choose DriveWise?

All our courses are engaging, interactive and delivered by trained professionals. By choosing DriveWise, not only are you helping your employees to ensure they become better drivers, you are improving safety for them and all road users, reducing incidents and gaining maximum ROI that will make a real difference to your organisation.

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