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This course is designed for delegates who are employed as a yardshunter and will cover the safe and efficient movemnt of trailers around site, coupling and uncoupling and movement in restricted areas.

  • 3 Year Expiry
  • On Site
  • 2 Days
  • 3 Maximum

Course Aim

The yard shunter training course is designed to equip your Yard shunter with the knowledge of how to safely manoeuvre vehicles whilst be fully aware of the dangers around. The yard shunter training course is aimed at those employees that have been given the task of Yard Shunter, it is to increase and raise awareness of the Yard Shunter’s role in the work place.

Course Contents

Need for a Shunter, Vehicle Checks, Role of the Shunter ,Site Rules, Health & Safety at Work, Operation of Vehicles, Defect Report, Safe Systems of Work, Duties of Employer, Duties of Employee, Manoeuvring Vehicles, Underpinning Knowledge.


Delegates are required to demonstrate their competence by passing three seperate tests. The tests consist of a pre use check of unit and trailer, 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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  • Need for a Shunter
  • Vehicle Checks
  • Role of the Shunter
  • Site Rules
  • Health & Safety at Work
  • Operation of Vehicles
  • Defect Report
  • Safe Systems of Work
  • Duties of Employer
  • Duties of Employee
  • Manoeuvring Vehicles
  • Underpinning Knowledge.

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 Basic Training will be issued to successful delegates which will be valid for 3 years.

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