Trailer Safety & Awareness

Trailer Safety & Awareness is an NTTA certificated training course which is designed to help prevent accidents and promote safety awareness when using trailers at work.

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

This course will improve your employees' safety awareness and manoeuvring skills. 

Practical Trailer Towing Lessons for Health & Safety at Work

Course Details

Trailer Safety, Towing and Driver Checks

Trailer 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.

Designed For

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.

Towing Solutions provide course notes for theory on the day and to use as references in the future.

On successful completion, each delegate will receive an industry recognised NTTA certificate.

Half day course (4 hours) or full day course (7 hours). We have a vehicle available to hire if required and we can provide a trailer for the training.


Practical Trailer Towing Lessons for Health & Safety 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

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 (4 hours)
  • Full day (7 hours)

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


"Trailer Safety & Awareness Course with Paul..."
"Very informative course that covered most laws and general points on towing a trailer."