Certified Training for Trailer Servicing & Maintenance

Trailer Servicing, Maintenance & Troubleshooting

Technical knowledge of component identification, maintenance of trailers and mobile plant are key skills which contribute significantly to the effective reduction of running costs and to increased safety in the management of trailers in regular use.

Designed For

Vehicle service technicians, workshop fitters and team leaders who have responsibility within organisations for maintaining and servicing trailers and mobile plant.


This one day programme comprises a combination of theory and practical activities.  Delegates will learn to identify makes and styles of braking systems, service couplings, suspension and running gear.  The training sessions cover all aspects of trailer maintenance including diagnostics and troubleshooting. On successful completion of the course an industry recognised IMI (Institute of the Motor Industry) and NTTA (National Trailer and Towing Association) certificate is awarded.


Trailer brakes



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

Course Content

  • Basic regulations applying to the UK light trailer market
  • Overrun couplings - operation and component identification
  • Reviewing complete braking systems - past and present designs
  • Overrun couplings - service and maintenance
  •  Hubs & brake mechanisms - service and maintenance
  •  Setting up an overrun auto-reverse braking system - fault diagnosis and rectification
  • Inspection and servicing of wheels, tyres and ancillary equipment
  • Electrical systems - understanding & servicing

For course venues and costs or if you want more information  please use our contact form or call 01625 433251 and we will be happy to help you. 




"This course was very valuable to help me progress into this sector of my business. I found the course helpful and knowledgeable and would "
Steven Jaques, Jaques Towbar Services
"Myself and a colleague attended the Trailer servicing, maintenance & troubleshooting course with Towing Solutions. The course managed to fit a large amount of training and information into a one day course. This was perfect for us as we were going through"
Steve Bolton, Rennicks UK &Mobile Traffic Solution
Phone Number 016325 433 251