Skip Operator

Skip Lorry Operation

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Max Number of Delegates: 3 candidates per course
Duration: 1 Day
Length of Certification: 3 Years
Accreditation: COTS or NPORS

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for anyone wishing to undertake formal training in Skip loading/unloading operations and driving in confined areas.

Course Aim

To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of the hazards and risks associated with incorrect procedures when loading and unloading skips and driving/ reversing in confined areas. 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

Yes this course is Driver CPC approved (M3) Safe Loading.

Course Content

  • Conduct pre operational checks
  • Functions of the vehicle
  • Accident statistics
  • To locate and identify the major components of the vehicle and explain its functions
  • Load limits
  • Changes in laden and unladen vehicle characteristics
  • Demonstrate work related tasks
  • Configure the vehicle and skip for travel on the public highway
  • Pick up and deposit skips of various sizes and weights
  • Check for hazards when collecting and depositing skips
  • Post work checks

Additional Information

This course can be delivered using your own vehicle at your own premises.

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