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Yard Shunter Refresher Training

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Introduction

This course is designed to teach safe working practices to drivers moving vehicles in and around confined spaces, transport yards and onto loading bays.

Course objectives/aims

The course aims to improve existing driving standards and teach new driving techniques on the safe movement of vehicles within a transport environment.

Course content

At the end of this course, participants will be able to demonstrate safe working practices in the following key areas:

 

  • Vehicle familiarisation and pre use inspections.
  • Correct coupling and uncoupling of articulated vehicles.
  •  Practice maneuvering the vehicles onto   loading bays or garages.
  •  Safe parking procedures.
  •  Health and safety.
  •  Final practical assessment.

Who should attend?

*A person will only be deemed to be eligible for a refresher course if they have worked as a shunter driver within the last 18 months. Otherwise we would recommend they complete a novice course.

 

Shunting staff – participants on this course must at least hold a category B driving licence.

Duration

1 day per course*.

Participants

Maximum 3 per course.

Requirements

Please provide suitable training room and vehicle(s) for practical session.

Certification

On completion of this course a certificate of attendance will be issued.

Price on application

*It the assessor deems any person on the training requires additional tuition before completing the course he will notify the company at the earliest opportunity.

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01 8447516info@ftai.ie

Course evaluation

All participants will be expected to demonstrate their understanding by continuous assessment during the course.

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