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Weighbridge operator's licence

Weighbridge operator's license information
Licence summary

To operate a public weighbridge, you require a certificate of competence issued by the Chief Inspector for Weights and Measures for East Ayrshire Council.

Eligibility Criteria

You must have sufficient knowledge for the proper performance of your duties. Guidance notes have been prepared explaining the knowledge required.

Regulation Summary

A summary of the regulation relating to this licence

Application Evaluation Process

Once an application has been received, a Trading Standards Officer will arrange to carry out a test. On satisfactory completion a certificate of competence will be issued.

Will Tacit Consent Apply?

No. It is in the public interest that the authority must process your application before it can be granted. If you have not heard from East Ayrshire Council within a reasonable period, please contact us. You can do this online if you applied through the UK Welcomes service or use the contact details provided in the contact information section.

Apply online

Apply for a public weighbridge operator's certificate

Failed Application Redress

Please contact East Ayrshire Council in the first instance.

You may appeal to the National Measurement Office if your application is refused.

Licence Holder Redress

Please contact East Ayrshire Council in the first instance.

Consumer Complaint

We would always advise that in the event of a complaint the first contact is made with the trader by you - preferably in the form a letter (with proof of delivery). If that has not worked, if you are located in the UK, WWW.GOV.UK will give you sources of advice. From outside the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre.

Other Redress

No details available.

Trade Associations

National Measurement Office (NMO)

Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA)

EUGO Portal