E-Learning Training – How Can This Help? 

Online Learning

E-learning training is a type of training that takes place through online learning platforms, like on our website.  This type of training consists of courses, videos, simulations, assessments, and other forms of digital instruction. It provides learners with access to content and resources that can be used to enhance their existing knowledge, skills, and abilities. …

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How Can You Plan Training? 

Planning Training

Planning training in the workplace is important for a variety of reasons. It can help to ensure that employees are adequately trained for their roles and have the skills needed to work safely and effectively.  It also helps to ensure that employees are up to date with the latest industry standards and regulations.  Additionally, training…

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What Happens on Audit Days?

Bronze audits can be either remote or in-person at your Operating Centre.  The majority of audits are currently remote audits and are usually online via Teams.  The auditor will go through all your policies and procedures to make sure they are compliant.  They will ask to see supporting evidence and look for evidence of systems,…

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What Other Evidence is Needed for FORS?

Bronze This sets down the groundwork for all other levels of accreditation.  Auditors look at all Maintenance and overall operations in more detail.  Once the policies and procedures are in place, there needs to be evidence these are actually being carried out.  Below are some examples of information recent auditors have requested. Evidenced during audit:…

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What is FORS Silver?

The Silver accreditation is awarded to operators who maintain their Bronze accreditation and are able to demonstrate that they monitor the emissions of their fleet, have extra safety equipment fitted, and all drivers hold a Safe Urban Driving (SUD) certificate as well as industry relevant e-learning. This all adds up to more efficient driving, which…

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What is FORS Bronze?

FORS Bronze is a crucial first step in the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) accreditation process. It acknowledges that a fleet operator has implemented good company practices and meets the requirements set by the FORS Standard. This standard prioritises the safety of drivers and vehicles, as well as the efficient and environmentally friendly management of…

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What is FORS?….It stands for the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme


Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is a highly regarded accreditation program for fleet operators to show their commitment to safety, efficiency, and environmental protection. The program sets minimum standards for fuel efficiency, vehicle safety, emissions, and operational practices and is open to operators of vans, lorries, and minibuses, as well as organisations that award contracts…

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Health and Safety – Route Planning

Driving is one of the most dangerous activities that people do throughout their working day.  It is estimated that around 150 people are killed or seriously injured each week, whilst driving for work and that the majority of those accidents could have been prevented. Employers have a duty of care to their employees to put in…

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Health and Safety – Coupling and Uncoupling

Coupling and uncoupling of trailers is a task that can go very wrong, very quickly, therefore only trained competent drivers should carry out this task, even with formal qualifications. Ensure that the vehicle is parked on suitable, level hardstanding ground and that the vehicle and trailer must be in a safe secure condition and daily defects checks must be carried out prior to…

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