Roadside Prohibitions (Level 1)


A one week course aimed at Roads Policing Officers who wish to stop, examine and prohibit vehicles for visual defects at the roadside.

What you will study

You will study your powers to test and inspect vehicles and trailers including deferred testing, what offences you can prohibit for and your prohibition powers. You will learn how to complete the required paperwork. Powers to vary and remove prohibitions are included.

Entry requirements


Pre-course study


Study method

Classroom based with practical inputs.

What you will need

All equipment will be provided

Teaching and assessment

Your course tutors will help you with your studies during the course. They will mark and comment on your coursework. There is a workbook completed during the course, one partical and one theory assessment at the end of the course.

Whats the qualification

Successful candidates will be awarded an IMI Award in the prohibition of vehicles for visual offences.

How to register

This course is normaly run in your workplace for up to 12 people. To book contact Yasmin Newman in the faculty office at AiTS to arrange a suitable date.

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The course at a glance

Code: RP1002
Credits: --
Level: 3
Duration: One week
Type: Classroom
Assessment: Written and practical tests


AiTS have been training collision investigators in the UK and overseas since 1996. We are also the UK's main provider of Roads Policing, Prohibitions and Tachograph training in the UK and Ireland.

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