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Electric Tow Tractor

This course provides the practical skills and the operating safety knowledge necessary to train operators to correctly prepare, safely operate and correctly maintain a Tow Tractor.

Course Aim

To provide the practical skills and the operating safety knowledge necessary to train operators to correctly prepare, safely operate and correctly maintain a Tow Tractor.

Course Contents

Demonstrate an understanding of the rated capacity of a Tow Tractor. Carry out a pre-use inspection, operate in open and restricted areas and much more.

Certifications

Delegates are required to demonstrate their competence by passing three seperate tests. The tests consist of a pre use check, associated knowledge test and a practical test of operating skills. Successful delegates will be awarded their Certificate of Basic Training which is valid for a period of 3 years

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FAQ

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the rated capacity of a Tow Tractor.
  • Carry out a pre-use inspection.
  • Able to operate safely under varying site conditions.
  • Travel (forward and reverse) with laden and un-laden trailers.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of operator’s responsibilities & relevant legislation.
  • Operate the machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers instructions
  • Course Content
  • Introduction to machine controls and instruments
  • Weight assessment & tow capacity
  • Tow Truck Stability
  • Components and main types of tow tractor
  • Limitations of use
  • Emergency controls
  • Hitching & un-hitching trailers
  • Handling laden & un-laden trailers
  • Re-fuelling procedures
  • Pre-start inspection & maintenance
  • Driving in confined areas

Associated Knowledge Test (5 open and 20 multiple choice questions), Pre Use Test and Practical Test of Basic Operating Skills 

Max number of trainees: 3

Length of Certification: 3 Years

A Certificate of Training and ID card will be awarded to successful delegates, the course is accredited by either the RTITB or NPORS.

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