Loading and Securing Trailers

Towing Solutions Trailer Operators Loading and Securing Trailers Course is an industry certificated training course which is specifically designed to help prevent accidents using trailers at work.

Health & Safety plays an integral part in today’s working environment. Loading any kind of trailer or mobile plant demands hazard awareness, safe practise and knowledge of the trailer law.

Incorporating pre-towing checks, hazard awareness, relevant towing law and health & safety legislation.

This course will improve your employee’s safety awareness and loading skills.

Practical Trailer Towing Lessons for Health & Safety at Work

Course Details

Towing and Driver Checks

Health & safety plays an integral part in today’s working environment. The loading of any trailer, exhibition unit or mobile plant demands awareness of safe practice and the trailer law.

Designed For

All drivers and operatives that have the responsibility for the towing, loading and securing of mobile plant units and any other equipment. For example, local authorities, utilities personnel, civil engineers, plant managers and delivery drivers.


A single day practical course using full interactive exercises with vehicles and trailers in order to develop awareness of the key skills required to operate, load and secure trailers safely. All delegates are given an understanding of relevant trailer health and safety issues. Our instructor can hold the course on site at your premises dependant on the number of delegates and the facilities.

On successful completion of the course an industry recognised NTTA certificate is awarded.

Practical Trailer Towing Lessons for Health & Safety at Work


Course Content

  • Introduction and documentation
  • Road Traffic Legislation
  • Health & Safety Legislation – HASAWA, PUWER, LOLER
  • Operators Safety Code of Practice
  • Pre and Post user checks
  • The need for PPE
  • Factors affecting stability and instability of loads
  • Safe vehicle positioning
  • Loading and unloading
  • Lashing principles and procedures to include practical exercise
  • Theoretical test
  • Practical assessment of basic operating skills

Details & Costs

For course details and costs or if you want more information please contact our office on 01625 433 251 and we will be pleased to help you.

  • Half day or full day 

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