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Tow Tractor & Trailer


This ITSSAR accredited course provides delegates with a vast understanding of tow tractors and trailers, and also ensures that they hold the skills required to operate them safely under site conditions and in compliance with relevant legislation. Delegates will gain a diversity of knowledge regarding types of tow tractors, hitching/unhitching procedures and tractor loading capacities. This course can be tailored to suit you and is available at beginner and experienced levels, with refreshers also available.

The BITA group for these trucks is H1 Rider. In order to operate a truck with a different BITA code, delegates will need a conversion course.

Outline of Programme

  • Introduction and explanation.
  • Awareness of Operator Safety Code and Health and Safety at Work Act.
  • Knowledge of the main types of tow tractor.
  • Weight assessment and truck stability.
  • Operating in confined spaces.
  • Hitching/un-hitching trailers.
  • How to deal with loaded/unloaded trailers.
  • Working with a loading bay.
  • Trucks towing capacity.
  • Practical and theory examination.


The course is delivered between 1 and 3 days. Candidates must demonstrate a willingness to learn in both theoretical and practical training along with interaction in group activities. Delegates should inform their trainer if they have any health concerns, physical ailments or if special consideration should be taken.

Course Options

  • Beginner Courses; 3 days - maximum 3 people per course.
  • Refresher Courses; 1 day - maximum 3 people per course.
  • Experienced Courses; 1 day - maximum 3 people per course.


Our courses are competitively priced and we aim to beat any equivalent training quote.

Important Information

  • The training venue should be quiet and undisturbed.
  • Staff should not be expected to be on duty.
  • Staff attending should remain for the entire length of the session.
  • Maximum of 3 staff.
  • Flexible dates, call to book a day that suits you.

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