Practical Trailer Towing Lessons for Health & Safety at Work

Trailer Law, Towing and Driver Checks

Health and Safety plays an integral part in today's working environment. Towing trailers, caravans or mobile plant demands hazard awareness, safe practice, driving competence and knowledge of the trailer law.

Who needs to know about it? 

All operatives and people who need to tow trailers, mobile plant, exhibition units, hospitality units, catering trailers i.e. for their work. e.g Council and utilities personnel, civil engineers, landscape contractors, builders or exhibition demonstrators.


This is a very useful, practical, hands on trailer driving course with interactive exercises using vehicles and trailers to develop the key skills required to check, operate, manoeuvre and tow safely within the law.

All delegates will receive an understanding of the importance of pre-towing trailer checks, defensive driving and related trailer road-craft and health & safety issues. On successful completion of the course an industry recognised NTTA certificate is awarded.


What can I tow?

Do I need to take the B+E car & trailer licence"?

Towing Lessons at Work Course Content:

  • Health & Safety – trailer use
  • Relevant towing law
  • Simple and effective pre-towing inspection routine
  • Safe hitching up - with reverse assistant & solo
  • Safe loading and overhangs
  • Reversing and Safe manoeuvring
  • Instruction on Snaking and instability
  • Planned driving strategy

NB:  Dependant on delegate numbers this course can be delivered on-site at the delegate's premises

For course venues and costs or if you want more information please contact us or call 01625 433251 and we will be pleased to help you.

Phone Number 016325 433 251