BVRLA Fair Wear & Tear Standard for Cars - Remote Learning Course

Assessing the condition of a vehicle at the end of a lease is fundamental to BVRLA members' business proposition. This course is designed to teach anyone in the industry about the practical application of the BVRLA's FW&T Standards and our Code of Conduct. For the remote learning experience, changes have been made to facilitate the hands-on vehicle inspection section of the with interactive methods using real vehicles.

 

Who should attend?

Suitable for staff at all levels including Fleet Operators, Fleet Managers, Service Managers, Customer Service, Administrators, Drivers, or any other role within the industry who regularly discusses the condition of vehicles with consumers, either before, during or on termination of a vehicle rental or leasing contract. Also of interest to those that Lease or Rent vehicles themselves.

Course content

This course is based on the BVRLA Fair Wear and Tear Guide - Cars 

A certificate of attendance will be issued to learners on completion of the course but please note that this is not a train the trainer course so learners will not be accredited to deliver training in-house.

  • Who are the BVRLA?
  • Interactive Warning Light Exercise 
  • Case Study: Vehicle Inspection Complaint
  • Vehicle Life Cycle and Appraisal Methods
  • Fair Wear & Tear Standard
  • Practical Vehicle Inspection -  with adaptations to facilitate the hands-on vehicle inspection section of the training using real vehicles via interactive methods to deliver an effective learning experience.

Based on a blended delivery model, this highly interactive course is full of exercises, case studies and  demonstrations, all delivered by an industry expert. 

 

If you are interested in a course that covers the BVRLA Fair Wear and Tear Guide for HGVs or LCV's then please contact us on 01494 545719 as this course is available for delivery in-house.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this course attendees will:

  • Understand what customers have a right to expect when a vehicle is returned to a BVRLA member after a lease or rental
  • Develop an understanding of the BVRLA Fair Wear & Tear Standards
  • Have the confidence to professionally communicate with drivers, customers and fleet managers on return standards
  • Be able to undertake an internal and external inspection of a vehicle using the guidelines, using a standardised approach
  • Be able to identify and select the potential repair methods available 

This course has been allocated 6 CPD points.

Trainer

Kev Briggs comes from a background in advertising and marketing, with qualifications in graphics and design technology.  He joined Manheim Inspection Services in 2008 during this time working alongside the IT team to develop their tablet inspection system.  After several years as a successful vehicle Inspector, Kev was promoted to Operations Manager for the North East and Scotland.  

 

Kev is now the Inspections Training Manager for Manheim, a position that enables him to share a decade of inspection knowledge and experience.  Kev delivers training with passion and effectively leads the way in building others’ knowledge of the BVRLA Inspection Standards.

Duration

1 day course - from 9am - 1pm

Dates and locations

Please use the drop down menu on the right hand side of this page to see the dates that are currently available.

If you do not find anything suitable then please contact us on 01494 545719 as we may be able to deliver this course for you in-house.

All courses are now held via an interactive online tool. Details of which will be sent when booking has been confirmed. 

Cost

£195 + VAT (Member price)

£245 + VAT (Non-Member price)

 

It was presented very well and all questions were explained fully. The visuals were great and combined with the quizzes and interaction, it was easy to stay focused. Kevin is clearly very experienced with a wealth of knowledge and there was plenty of opportunity to ask further questions.

- Dean Brunger, Network Manager - OEM and Logistics for Arval UK Ltd

This course is available for delivery in-house 


Cancellation Policy 
Requests for cancellation of a training course booking must be received in writing via email to training@bvrla.co.uk for the attention of the Learning and Development Professional. Requests for cancellation received more than 30 days prior to the course start date incur an administrative charge for the processing of the refund at the rate of 25% of the course fee. Requests for cancellation received more 15-30 days prior to the course start date incur an administrative charge for the processing of the refund at the rate of 50% of the course fee. There is no refund on cancellations made 14 days or less prior to the course start date as there is an impact on other delegates who have booked to attend and could result in the course being cancelled overall.

Postponements
Postponement of attendance from one course to a later course can be requested in writing as per the cancellations policy above to training @bvrla.co.uk. Requests to postpone more than 30 days prior to the course start date will incur an administration charge of £35 + VAT. Requests to postpone more 15-30 days prior to the course will incur an administration charge of £70 + VAT. Requests to postpone 14 days or less prior to the course will be treated as a cancellation, with no refund payable.

Substitutions
You can request the substitution of a delegate for another in writing as per the cancellations policy above to training@bvrla.co.uk. There is no charge for this. Requests for substitution must be made no later than one business day prior to the scheduled course start date.