THE TRAINERS CODE
The primary function of all members of the Scheme is to improve the quality of training for operators, instructors and others associated with the operation and maintenance of plant.
ALL MEMBERS UNDERTAKE TO:
Ensure that no action or omission on their part or within their sphere of activity or influence is detrimental to the quality and standards of training.
Take every reasonable opportunity to maintain and improve their professional knowledge and competence in the field of plant training.
Present themselves and their facilities for re-examination by the recognised accrediting bodies at the recognised and accepted times.
Assist in the activities and investigations of the accepted and recognised monitoring bodies and to take part in any enquiry resulting from such investigation.
Refuse to accept any commission or order, which the member is not competent to undertake.
Respect confidential information gained in the course of professional activities and undertakings and refrain from disclosing such information without consent of the client, except as required by law or by an order of the court.
Refuse to offer or accept any gift, favour or hospitality that might be interpreted as seeking to exert undue influence to obtain preferential consideration.
Have regard for the workload and the pressure on professional colleagues and subordinates. To take appropriate action where these are seen to be such as to constitute abuse of the individual member and/or to jeopardise the safe standards of practise.
Improve the quality of operation of plant and equipment by assisting with the provision of information that may benefit the manufacturers of these machines and by assisting in safety audits and competitions designed to improve the safety and status of the operators.
Ensue that all activities of the Scheme and its members shall be carried out without prejudice to ethnic origins, religious or political beliefs, age, sex, colour or social status.
Submit to the disciplinary procedures of the Scheme and accept the findings of the Scheme council, having been made aware of all rights and appeal procedures available to members.
TRAINING ORGANISATIONS AND INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTORS
The following conditions apply: