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Banksman and Yardshunter training

This one-day course teaches delegates about the safe passage of reversing vehicles in confined spaces.

It combines classroom-based learning with practical exercises to help delegates learn to identify on-site dangers. This course is aimed at yardsmen, yardshunters, banksmen, traffic controllers and depot supervisors. By completing this course, delegates will meet the legal requirements under the Health & Safety At Work Act and Workplace Transport Safety HSG 136. This course is run by an accredited instructor. 

  • Course content
    • Awareness presentation
    • The mechanical principles of reversing
    • Promoting site safety
    • Identifying dangerous areas within a site
    • Demonstration of HSE/RTITB recommended code of signals
    • Reversing around obstacles
    • Reversing 90º left and right
    • Legal considerations.
  • Pre-requisites
  • There are no pre-requisites for this course.

  • Assessment
  • No assessment but delegates receive a certificate of attendance.

  • More details
  • By completing this course, delegates will:

    Meet the legal requirements under the Health & Safety At Work Act and Workplace Transport Safety HSG 136. This course is run by an accredited instructor.