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Courses and Training

T.M.S. Cumbria is pleased to be able to offer the following range of courses and training to assist you in the running of your transport business

Digital Tachograph Training
Road Transport Working Time Directive Training
EU Rules and Regulations Training
Combined EU & Working Time Directive Training
Transport Manager Refresher Course for Freight Operators
Daily defect / walk around check
How to read a chart

Courses last approx 2 to 3 hours and consist of a comprehensive power-point slide show presentation, followed by a friendly and informal question and answer session, with every driver receiving a copy of our rules and regulations booklet. The courses are designed to iron out any problems or worries you may have concerning the regulations, and to keep you and your drivers fully informed of the most up to date interpretations of the complicated rules governing the industry. Especially valuable if you have never had any training before or have several new drivers who have not yet attended a course.

Transport Manager Refresher Course for Freight Operators

This one day course has been developed for transport professionals, who would like refresher training on the key operational areas, incorporating any recent changes in legislation.

Delegates will be required to complete an assesment and a certificate of achievement or attendance will be issued following course completion. This provides evidence that attendees have taken positive steps to demonstrate their professionalism and continued development.

Who should attend

Anyone who wishes to update their transport legislation knowledge to the latest standards.
Those who are committing to their continued professional development as a transport professional.
Operators who are required to complete refresher training at the direction of a Traffic Commissioner.

Course Content

Drivers' hours and working time
Operator Compliance Risk Score (OCRS) and enforcement issues
Management of tachograph records
Maintenance systems and procedures Operator licencing
Driver CPC
Driver licencing

Managerial Training Seminars

A course designed to advise you of your legal responsibilities concerning the rules and regulations, identification of common faults and discrepancies, how to recognise different types of driving, how to measure the distance trace, and much more.

Company Tachograph Audits

To aid and assist the Transport Manager in his daily procedures, including collection and storage of charts, monitoring of infringements, control of daily/weekly rest reductions, adequate record keeping with reference to mileage and missing charts etc

Digital Tachograph Training

What you need to do to be ready, and how it will all work. Approx 2 hours

Driver Training

To involve driver responsibilities, and actual operation of the Digital Tachograph Unit using our simulator. Approx 2-3 hours.

Train The Trainer

Geared towards Transport Managers who will then undertake to train the drivers themselves. Full day course.


Contact Us either by contact us button at top of page or details below:

W. Hamilton TMS Cumbria Ltd
Unit 3 Station Court
Northumberland .
NE49 9HN
United Kingdom

Phone: 01434 322879 and ask for Billy or Linda


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