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Information on the Yard Shunter Training Course

Manoeuvring and reversing vehicles on site is a major cause of workplace accidents and can lead to serious and sometimes fatal injuries. Yard Shunter drivers should be trained in safe working practices to minimise the risk of potentially costly accidents.

Aims and Objectives

The yard shunter training course is designed to equip your Yard shunter with the knowledge of how to safely manoeuvre vehicles whilst be fully aware of the dangers around. The yard shunter training course is aimed at those employees that have been given the task of Yard Shunter, it is to increase and raise awareness of the Yard Shunter’s role in the work place and how they are a link in the smooth running of the operation.

Content and Course Design

Need for a Shunter, Vehicle Checks, Role of the Shunter ,Site Rules, Health & Safety at Work, Operation of Vehicles, Defect Report, Safe Systems of Work, Duties of Employer, Duties of Employee, Manoeuvring Vehicles, Underpinning Knowledge.

Course Date

Our Yard Shunter training course usually takes two days to completion.

Duration

Two days

Course Location

On Customers Premises or at Transport Training Academy, Atherton or Burnley.

Delivery Method

Classroom, In Cab, Site Area 1:3 Instructor/Candidate Ratio Call our course booking department for full details on 0845 056 0561

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