Courses >> Tug Truck

The aim of this course is to ensure all delegates are competent to operate the selected Tug truck / Tow tractor. Trainess will understand the importance of good maintenance and safe operation procedures including manoeuvring with a trailer into designated areas.

Course content

  • The Health & Safety at Work Act
  • Provision and use of Work Equipment Regulations
  • Workplace transport safely
  • Operators safety codes (safe driving practices)
  • Tug / Tow tractor stability and capacities
  • Pre user safety inspection
  • Practical manoeuvring in restricted areas
  • Trailer reverse and deposit
  • Knowledge based theory test and practical testing


Experience required

No prior knowledge of topic required

Course duration

1, 2, 3 day courses available

Number of delegates

1 – 3


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Facilities / requirement

A training room suitable for the number of delegates will be required. Access to the companies Tug truck / Tow tractor and trailer for practical exercises. (The companies Safe System of Work will need to be available for the delegates)



Certification renewal

Recommended every 3 years however this may depend on the company’s risk assessments and internal policies

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