SMMT goes on the road with Type Approval workshops

10 January 2014 #SMMT News

In conjunction with the Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA) and the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (formerly VOSA), SMMT will host seven regional Type Approval Interactive Workshops during 2014.

The workshops will help commercial vehicle businesses, bodybuilders and convertors get to grips with Whole Vehicle Type Approval. Taking place at locations across the UK, workshops will cover how to obtain approval as smoothly as possible, with guidance from experts.

Comprised of presentations and hands-on workshops, each session will provide detail on the type approval process in addition to and guidance on using the SMMT SENTA Type Approval web tool – a handy one-stop-shop online resource that streamlines type approval applications.

These invaluable events are free to attend for SMMT members or registered SENTA users. Non-members can attend for a fee of £30 (plus VAT). Places are limited to 30 delegates per workshop with a limit of two representatives per company.

Dates and venues:

Tuesday 25 February – Worcester Warriors Rugby Club, Worcester

Wednesday 26 February – Exeter Chiefs Rugby Club, Exeter

Tuesday 1 April – Windsor Racecourse, Windsor

Wednesday 2 April – Huntingdon Racecourse, near Peterborough

Tuesday 13 May – Haydock Park Racecourse, near Warrington

Wednesday 14 May – Sedgefield Racecourse, near Durham

Thursday 15 May – Falkirk Football Club, Falkirk, Scotland

For more information on the workshops, contact Tony Hopkins (

For more details about SMMT’s SENTA tool go to:

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