Managing Van Operations

This course is based upon the best practice guidelines detailed in the FTA Van Excellence Code. It provides a wealth of best practice guidance for operating safely, legally and efficiently and is designed to raise standards across van operations.

Who should attend?

  • Individuals engaged in the management or supervision of van fleets
  • Van operators

Benefits of attending

  • Increased confidence when having complex discussions with drivers relating to towing, driver licensing and drivers' hours
  • Peace of mind that you are operating legally
  • Knowledge about where to find the answers to complex issues or operational anomalies
  • Offers the opportunity to network with other industry professionals; sharing ideas and best practice

Course content

  • Vehicle maintenance systems
  • Driver licensing
  • Securing the load, method of restraint and overloading
  • Speed limits
  • Towing equipment
  • Vehicle administration


All delegates will be required to participate in the FTA Certificate of Excellence multiple-choice assessment at the end of the course.


An FTA Certificate of Excellence will be issued to all delegates, valid for a period of three years, on successful completion of the assessment.

We are able to offer this course without the assessment. For this option a certificate of attendance will be issued.


Price per half day

FTA members: £167+VAT

Non FTA-members: £208.75+VAT

Venues and dates for 2017

Leeds: 8 March and 18 July

Stirling: 21 March and 5 October

Warrington: 1 August

Leamington Spa: 22 March and 26 September

Tunbridge Wells

19 July


For more information or to book this course please email or call 03717 1 22 22*

Take a look at how facilities management company Carillion benefited from this training in our case study.

*Calls may be recorded for training purposes