Coronavirus – latest information regarding FORS auditing and training

Last updated on 18 May

Suspension of FORS audits 

Members are advised that all FORS Bronze site audit activity is suspended until further notice.

The Silver and Gold evidencing system remains open for organisations that wish to submit an application for auditing but this is optional.

Until further notice your FORS accreditation status will be maintained at its current level and there will be no Bronze, Silver or Gold downgrades where accreditation dates are exceeded.

Registered companies seeking to achieve Bronze status should contact the FORS Helpline by email  for further advice: enquiries@fors-online.org.uk.

Training 

In order to allow members to undertake manager training despite government restrictions on movement currently in place, all FORS Professional classroom-based training courses is now held as live, online webinars.

FORS Professional Practitioner workshops, FORS Professional Car and Van Fleet Management Essentials, FORS Professional HGV/PCV Fleet Management Essentials, and FORS Professional Collision Management have been adapted to suit the online format and will still provide participants with the opportunity to interact and ask questions. For more information, click here.

FORS Frequently Asked Questions

We will continue to monitor the situation closely and issue further updates as required.  In the meantime, please refer to the FORS Frequently Asked Questions for further information about Covid-19 and FORS auditing and FORS training. To find out how the webinars work, what equipment you will need, what platform we use, how to download it, and much more, click here to read our frequently asked questions.

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