Internal Shunting Training

 Duration:  1 Day

Ratio:           2 – 3 Experienced Trainees

Aim:             To provide theoretical and practical knowledge to Shunt Vehicles safely

Elements:  The course will comprise of theoretical and practical instruction covering the following: 

  • Responsibilities under Health and Safety Law
  • Use of Banksman if applicable
  • Reversing area checks
  • Pre Use Checks
  • Identifying hazards
  • Safe systems of work
  • Reversing vehicles
  • Coupling/uncoupling


Knowledge: On completion of the Internal Shunting training the candidate will have a theoretical understanding of:

  • Responsibilities
  • Hand Signals from Banksman
  • Area Safety checks
  • Identifying risk
  • Safe systems of work
  • Reversing Vehicles

Skill:    on completion of training the candidate will be able to:

  • Couple/uncouple correctly
  • Reverse a vehicle safely in a narrow space

Certification: Upon successful completion of the training candidates will receive a certificate of training