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Shunt Vehicle

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Max Number of Delegates: 3

Duration: Up to 3 Days

Length of Certification: 3 Years

Accreditation: RTITB

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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.


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Additional Information

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

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

For course dates and prices, contact us today on 01792 587250

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