Yard Shunter and Banksman Training

Yard Shunter Training for Artics, Rigids and Tugs

 

 

Professional & Affordable Banksman Training

 

Courses

This practical training covers both novice and care.

Banksman / Reversing Assistant training ensures that you meet your legal requirements and reduces the risk of expensive accidents when carrying out reversing manoeuvres. We complete all the training at the employer’s site. 

Our training will ensure that staff will have the competence required to reverse or manoeuvre vehicles by signals either individually or as a team.

The course aims to ensure HGV reversing operations carried out in a competent way, reduce of risk of injury to staff and members of the public and reduce vehicle and property damage caused by reversing vehicles. ing covers both novice and

Benefits to Employer and Employee

The course is proven to reduce accident rates that could involve injury to staff and damage to goods and property. Employers can also demonstrate that they have met their duty of care under health and safety legislation.

Eligibility

All delegates attending this course must be 18 years of age or above and must have held a valid car licence for a minimum of 1 year. All delegates must be able to produce a valid driving licence.

Which Course

We run 2 courses, a 2 day course for novices or a 1 day course for the experienced shunter needing a refresher. Full training for tugs, artic or rigid shunters.

Course content

  • Understanding the company's safety procedure in relation to vehicles on site.
  • Employee's legal duties regarding the Health & Safety at Work Act .
  • Areas of danger for reversing vehicles on the site
  • Understanding the vehicle and trailer controls
  • Maneuvering and reversing movements
  • Correct coupling and uncoupling of trailers
  • Using the HSE Guide Notes HSG136 standard code of signals
  • Ensure the handover procedure is fully implemented and understood

Certification

Delegates will be issued with a certificate of basic training and authorisation to operate. The certificate is valid for 5 years although we recommend yearly refresher courses.

HGV/LGV Mock Theory Test 2

 

 HGV/LGV Mock theory test1

 

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