Important information regarding your FORS accreditation

Important information regarding your FORS accreditation

Following the most recent government announcement, regional and national restrictions, and with the protection of the audit workforce and FORS members in mind, please note that until 31 January 2021, ALL FORS audits will now be conducted remotely.

  • Audits

All Bronze audits from Thursday 5 November 2020 until 31 January 2021 (inclusive) will be conducted as remote audits regardless of audit location. If you have an audit booked during this period, your booking will be amended to a remote audit automatically and the audit provider will be in touch with the relevant remote audit information.

Bronze audits requested to be undertaken between now and 31 January 2021 (inclusive) will be conducted as remote audits. Until further notice, Bronze audits to be undertaken from 1 February 2021 can be requested as either remote or on-site.

Silver/Gold audits are online and will continue as usual. Please make sure you have a valid Bronze before submitting your Silver/Gold application.

For more information about Bronze remote audits, click here.

  • Downgrades

Registered, Bronze, Silver and Gold downgrades will resume from 1 December 2020 for anyone with an expired registration or accreditation who has not got an audit date in the system, or who has not submitted a Silver/Gold application with a valid Bronze. So please request your audit if you haven’t already done so – it can be for a date after 1 December. If you have your audit prior to 1 December but it hasn’t been processed, you will not be downgraded.

  • Training

Online manager and funded driver training will continue to be delivered as scheduled. If you can no longer attend a FORS Professional discounted manager webinar, please check the FORS Professional cancellation policy and the cancellation policy in place with the relevant training provider for funded driver training. For non-funded driver training, if unsure please check with your training provider that your training is going ahead, and if you can no longer attend, please check the cancellation policy in place with the relevant training provider.

If you have any queries, please email enquiries@fors-online.org.uk