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Reversing Assistant 

This course is designed to provide delegates with the required skills to perform their duties safely and efficiently and to minimise the risk of costly accidents, potential injuries and fatalities when manoeuvring vehicles on company premises or the public highway. It has been developed for those involved in guiding vehicles, ensuring that the appropriate health and safety measures are met. 

Who should attend?

  • Yard or refuse collection operatives with reversing assistant responsibilities 

Benefits of attending 

  • Improve awareness of risks unique to depot and street environments 
  • Increase safety by understanding correct reversing procedures 

Course content 

  •  Health and safety legislation 
  •  Safety awareness, potential hazards and risks 
  •  Site conditions 
  •  Safety procedures 
  •  Driver responsibilities 
  •  Assistant responsibilities 
  •  Assistant signals, position and reversing techniques 

The vehicle provided should be suitable for the intended purpose and adequately maintained to ensure safety. A safe area of the yard or warehouse should be designated for the training. 

Course duration 

  • Half day. Maximum 4 delegates
  • Price includes tuition, course handouts and certification

This course is ONLY available on an in-company basis. For more information please email training@fta.co.uk or call 03717 11 22 22. 

In-Company Course

This course is in-company only. Enquire today for more details.