Shunt Vehicle

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Max Number of Delegates: 3 candidates per course
Duration: 2 Days
Length of Certification: 3 Years
Accreditation: COTS or NPORS

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for anyone wishing to undertake trailer shunting off road who does not hold a relevant Cat C or C+E licence.

Course Aim

To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of the hazards and risks associated with incorrect procedures when coupling and uncoupling and reversing with trailers or vehicles of varying sizes. To have a working knowledge of various manoeuvring techniques of the vehicle.

Training Methods

A high proportion of hands-on demonstration and practical exercises, supplemented with classroom briefing sessions and tutorials.

Driver CPC Approved

NO, this is NOT a Driver CPC approved course

Course Content

    • Conduct pre operational checks
    • Functions of the vehicle
    • Accident statistics
    • To locate and identify the major components of the vehicle and trailer and explain their functions
    • Load limits
    • Changes in laden and unladen vehicle and trailer characteristics
    • Demonstrate work related tasks
    • Safe coupling and uncoupling procedures
    • Post work checks

Additional Information

This course can be delivered using your own vehicle and trailer or COTS can supply our own Artic unit, trailer and training area.

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