Trained Operator Passport Scheme [TOPS]

For a quick link to our Trained Operator Passport Scheme system use the link below and head over to our TOPS site.

Validate Operator Training

Use this form to validate operator training taken since 1st January 2015. If you do not have the operator's TOPS ID number, for details of training taken before 1st January 2015 or to raise a query please call ITSSAR on 01344 426230.


Trained Operator Passport Scheme

Following the formation of the Accrediting Bodies Association – Workplace Transport (ABA) 2012 ITSSAR have implemented a mandatory data base (TOPS) for all Mechanical Handling Equipment (MHE) and Workplace Transport Operators.

Accredited organisations will be required to access the scheme and provide details of all accredited operator training. A unique ID number will be issued and will remain with the operator for life.

Benefits of the ITSSAR’s TOPS:

  • 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