Vehicle Marshal Training

Our Vehicle Marshal Training Course

Vehicle Marshal Training

Workplace transport is used in a great variety of situations but sadly remains the second biggest cause of fatal injury in the workplace. Workplace transport is one of the most “multi-factoral” risk control issues duty holders have to cope with.

Industry Experience

Contour Training’s industry experience includes working with both public and private sector, construction and utility sectors, government organisations, local authorities, MOD and conservation groups. We have some of the most experienced Lantra Awards and NPORS trainers in the UK, many of whom are also highly experienced with all types of all-terrain vehicles.

Who should attend this training?

Vehicle marshalling training courses are designed for people who have been designated with the task of directing site traffic on a construction site. At the end of the course, candidates will have an understanding of the risks involved with directing off highway traffic and be able to carry out the role of vehicle banksman with confidence.

Awarding Bodies

Contour Training deliver Vehicle Marshalling training courses accredited by NPORS.

Vehicle Marshall Training Course Content

Duration: 1 day

Maximum delegates: 3 novices or 6 experienced

On completion of this course, you will have knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

  • A basic understanding of the industry and the relevant legislation, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as a vehicle marshal
  • A good understanding of signs and signals, approved hand signals and different forms of communication
  • Be able to identify and maintain PPE appropriate for vehicle marshal duties
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area including stop blocks and tipping areas
  • Set up an exclusion zone for unloading
  • Guide machinery in a forward and reverse direction including confined spaces and “blind areas” safely and efficiently
  • Environmental considerations
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down and parking procedures

Duration: 1 day

Maximum Delegates: 3 novices or 6 experienced

Awarding body: NPORS



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