Benefits you may be unaware of in regards to the (TOPS) Trained Operator Passport Scheme.

Registration of a ID number is only £4.50 no matter how many courses your operator may attend, plus many more:

Validation and verification of training undertaken
Promotes confidence in operator training
Lifelong, safe and secure scheme
Promotes a communication link between training organisations, employers, operators and the industry
Individual unique Identification number
Quick, reliable and user friendly system


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