eLEARNING

FORS eLearning is a comprehensive series of online training modules designed to offer drivers and managers concise, accessible training. Modules take between 20-40 minutes and on successful completion your name will automatically be added to the FORS Professional training register.

Limited or no internet access? Many of the eLearning modules are available as PowerPoint group delivery training packs – these can be requested via the FORS helpline enquiries@fors-online.org.uk.

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Safety eLearning modules

For drivers, an approved safety eLearning module shall be completed by the time of the Bronze initial audit, or drivers shall be scheduled in the Personal Development Plan (PDP) for completion of an approved safety eLearning module within 90 days of the Bronze initial audit. The implementation of the PDP shall have started by the time of the audit.

At subsequent re-approval audits, drivers shall have completed the required annual safety eLearning module. To allow for ongoing driver turnover and recruitment, FORS Auditors may accept up to a 10 per cent tolerance in the number of drivers that have undertaken or will have been scheduled to undertake Approved Driver Training. This tolerance must be fully justified at audit.

The safety eLearning modules accepted against FORS Bronze requirement D4 of the FORS Standard version 4 are:

CYCLE SAFETY

to help minimise the risk of collisions with vulnerable road users

VAN SMART

to encourage good practice across all aspects of being a van driver

SMART DRIVING

focuses on the basics of road safety and tips on how to improve concentration

SECURITY AND COUNTER TERRORISM

to raise awareness of potential security and terrorist threats faced by commercial drivers


Please note, the FORS Standard version 5 will be implemented on 14 January 2019. This means organisations having their audit from this date must complete one of the four safety eLearning modules below:

The safety eLearning modules accepted against FORS Bronze requirement D4 of the FORS Standard version 5 are:

CYCLE SAFETY

to help minimise the risk of collisions with vulnerable road users

VAN SMART

to encourage good practice across all aspects of being a van driver

SMART DRIVING

focuses on the basics of road safety and tips on how to improve concentration

BRIDGE SMART

provides practical measures on reducing incidences of bridge strikes – coming soon

 

Security and Counter Terrorism

This eLearning module has been designed to raise awareness of potential security and terrorist threats faced by commercial drivers.

Please note, under FORS Standard version 5, Security and Counter Terrorism eLearning module will be a separate mandatory requirement under requirement D4, and must be completed within the past 24 months.

 

 

Other eLearning modules available

The eLearning modules below have been developed to support drivers and/or managers with their day-to-day tasks and personal development.

SMART DELIVERIES

looks at rules and regulations associated with parking and loading

TRUCKSMART

looks at good day-to-day practice for commercial HGV drivers

LoCITY – for managers

learn fuel efficient driving techniques

LoCITY – for drivers

learn about alternative fuel vehicles

ROAD RISK CHAMPION – for managers

supplements the classroom learning module

COLLISION INVESTIGATOR – for managers

supplements the classroom learning module

 

 

Non FORS Professional eLearning modules

COMPULSORY BASIC TRAINING

to help riders prepare for the Compulsory Basic Training