Trailer Handling and Awareness Courses

Trailer Handling and Reversing Trailer Handling and Reversing

 

We provide trailer handling and awareness training,

Corporate duty of care and trailer reversing lessons, to individuals, companies and groups requiring to tow various trailers, boats, horse boxes, plant trailers, car trailers, exhibition units, catering units etc.

 

 

Trailer Handling & Awareness Course

Our trailer handling and awareness courses are 5 hours in duration and designed to increase driver awareness on and off the road, giving you the confidence to tow and handle a large trailer ensuring safety in loading, reversing and the general use of large trailers.  we can cover the following:

  • Relevant trailer weights
  • Checking driving licences
  • Daily trailer checks
  • Trailer health and safety
  • Loading the trailer
  • Hitching and un-hitching
  • On road driving disciplines
  • Reversing straight and corners
  • Stability and snaking problems
  • Relevant towing law

 

This course is for those who passed the driving test before 1 January 1997, and DO NOT need an additional B+E entitlement.

All training is with your own vehicle & trailer. A box trailer can be supplied if required.

 

Prices: Call for Prices

 

Corporate Duty of Care Course

Companies benefit from their workforce completing a duty of care course giving employees the knowledge to tow and reverse large trailers safely, reducing risk, of damage and injury. This helps employers achieve higher safety standards, reducing accidents and insurance costs. 

This course is for groups and covers the same content as the trailer handling and awareness courses but there is more emphasis on the health and safety element for trailers used for company use and a certificate is issued to clients on completion.

 

This course is designed for those who passed the driving test before 1 January 1997, and DO NOT need an additional B+E entitlement.

 

All training is with your own vehicle & trailer, a box trailer can be supplied if required.

 

Managers Corporate Duty of Care Course

This is a theory based course designed for company owners or managers and directors who are responsible for personnel who tow trailers within the company.

The course covers the following:

·         Driving licences

·         Relevant vehicle and trailer weights

·         Matching of the vehicle and trailer.

·         Daily trailer checks

·         Trailer health and safety issues

·         Loading the trailer safely

·         Hitching and un-hitching

·         Reversing procedures

·         Stability and snaking problems

·         Relevant towing law

·         Do you require a tachograph

 

These courses benefit the company and managers to help ensure the workforce is complying with relevant trailer issues and are competent in carrying out there duties safely when towing reducing risk, of damage and injury. This helps employers achieve higher safety standards, reducing accidents and insurance costs. 

A certificate is issued to clients on completion.

 

 

 

Trailer Training UK Ltd Head Office

Clayfield Park

Main Road

Colden Common

Winchester

Hants SO21 1TD

01962 677690

 

Tel: 0345 2602508

 

Training Centres 

  • Winchester​ - 01962 677690
  • Southampton - 02381 661220
  • Newbury - 0163 5785220

 

Office Opening Hours

Mon - Fri

07:00 - 17:00

 

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