Yard Shunter

Aims and Objectives

The course is designed to equip the candidate with the knowledge of how to safely maneuver vehicles whilst be fully aware of the dangers around.

The Course is aimed at those individuals 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 and how they are a link in the smooth running of the operation.

Content and Course Design

  • 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

Course Date

To suit customers’ requirements

Please contact our Course Information and Booking Team on 01942 874686 or email info@ttacademy.com for further details.

Alternatively, you can contact us through our contact page.

Course Duration

Novice - Two Days Experienced – One Day

Delivery Method

1:3 Instructor/Candidate Ratio, Classroom, In Cab, Site Area

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Course Locations

Atherton Academy

Academy House, 255 Gloucester Street, Atherton, Manchester, M46 0JD

Call: 01942 874 686

Burnley Academy

17 Kestrel Court, Network 65 Business Park, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 5NA

Call: 01282 332 098


Some of our courses are available to be delivered on-site at your premises, please enquire to see if this course is available.

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