The course is aimed at those operators who are required to drive tow trucks, load and manoeuvre trailers.

Candidates will be able to safely and securely load trailers and manoeuvre the trailers within confined spaces.

The training follows a carefully devised programme to meet the requirements placed upon employers with regard to their duties under the Health and Safety at Work Act and various other regulations and codes of practice.

As the course is delivered in the workplace familiarisation and job specific training can be carried out alongside basic training.

The following areas are covered:

  • Health and Safety
  • Prepare loads and trailers
  • Selection of anchorage points and securing loads
  • Positioning of truck and manoeuvring
  • Practical exercises
  • Short course (four days)
  • Customer premises
  • Candidates should be selected who are reliable, have a mature attitude and are capable of doing the work in a safe and responsible manner