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Category C (Class 2) Any rigid vehicle over 7.5 tonnes

 

  • Hold a full category B (Car) licence
  • Be aged 18 or over
  • Hold a provisional entitlement for category C (Rigid vehicle over 7.5 tonnes)

 

Whilst Drivers can drive a vehicle between 3.5 tonne and 7.5 tonne on a Category C1 licence, we would recommend taking a Category C licence for the same cost but with greater scope for future employment.

 

Category C + E (Artic/Class 1)

 

  • Hold a full category C (LGV) licence
  • Be aged 18 or over

 

Course Duration:

We work on a 3 day One to One training course which includes your test date, however in some cases more training days may be required at an additional cost.

Yard Shunter Driver Training

 

  • Shunting staff
  • Those responsible for raising and maintaining driving standards across a team of professional drivers

 

Benefits of attending

 

  • Improved awareness of risks unique to depot environments
  • Increased safety by understanding the correct coupling/uncoupling procedures

 

Course content:

 

  • Vehicle familiarisation and pre-use inspections
  • Correct coupling and uncoupling of articulated/drawbar combinations
  • Hand signals to be used for assisting drivers in manoeuvring vehicles
  • Practice manoeuvring the vehicles onto loading bays or parking areas
  • Safe parking procedures
  • Health and safety

 

Delegates on this course must at least hold a category B driving licence.

 

The vehicle provided must meet the required standards in respect of PUWER: it should be suitable for the intended purpose and adequately maintained to ensure safety.

 

Course duration

 

1–4 days dependent on type of vehicle, delegate numbers and experience. This will be advised at the time of booking.

 

 

Vehicle Banksman Training

 

 

On completion of training candidates will have a theoretical understanding of the following:-

 

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98
  • Banksman safety code
  • Banksman procedures
  • Risk assessing vehicle movements
  • Planning the manoeuvre
  • Signal systems
  • Banksman PPE

 

Skill

 

On completion of training the candidate will be able to undertake:-

 

  • Vehicle movement risk assessment
  • Setting of manoeuvring area
  • Undertake signalling
  • Position vehicles
  • Control of banksman operations

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