1 Day Trailer Servicing & Maintenance Course

Towing Solutions Trailer Servicing & Maintenance course Certified by the IMI (Institute of the Motor Industry) and the NTTA (National Trailer & Towing Association) the leading trade association for the UK towing industry

This single day advanced training course provides individuals and towing industry businesses with the commercial edge to develop customer confidence and additional profitable business. For someone with experience already within the industry, this comprehensive course complete with practical exercises will broaden your existing knowledge.

Delegates who attend this 1 day advanced course must have a prior understanding of the trailer systems including basic knowledge on the coupling assembly and running gear (brakes)

Trailer Servicing & Maintenance

Course Details

1 Day Trailer Servicing & Maintenance 

To be a trailer service engineer you must be able to identify the specialist components that are used in maintaining trailers and mobile plant. People who are working with trailers, must have the skill and technical knowledge to recognise worn components that need repairing or replacing.

Designed For

Businesses who service and maintain customer's trailers. Vehicle service technicians, workshop fitters and team leaders who have responsibility within organisations for maintaining and servicing trailers, horseboxes, marine trailers, mobile plant and other towed equipment.

Trailer Servicing & Maintenance
Trailer Servicing & Maintenance


This single day advanced training programme consists of practical ‘hands on’ demonstrations with plenty of delegate participation in trailer maintenance procedures throughout the day. All delegates will be given a full set of Trailer Servicing & Maintenance course notes to assist in learning the theory on your training day as well as using as references in the future. Our illustrated course notes include informative technical data and useful manufacturer’s specifications.

The practical workshop training covers the advanced aspects of trailer maintenance including servicing, commissioning, diagnostics and troubleshooting.


This is a single day course and is held at two locations, Cheshire and Wiltshire. A light lunch and refreshments are provided. Maximum 6 delegates per course.


Successful delegates will be awarded an industry recognised NTTA and IMI certificate valid for 5 years.

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Course Content

  • Towing Law - applying to the UK light trailer market
  • Breakaway Cable
  • Hydraulic Coupling
  • Brakes/cables - maintenance
  • Bearings
  • Inspection and servicing of wheels, tyres and ancillary equipment
  • Electrical systems - servicing

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.

  • Single day course maximum 6 delegates

NB: Dependant on delegate numbers and on-site facilities, we may be able to deliver this course on your premises. Contact us for details.

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Upcoming Courses

Date Course Duration Places Location
19/08/2021 Trailer Servicing & Maintenance - 1 Day Advanced 1 Day 4 Macclesfield, Cheshire
21/09/2021 Trailer Servicing & Maintenance - 1 Day Advanced 1 Day 4 Macclesfield, Cheshire
20/10/2021 Trailer Servicing & Maintenance - 1 Day Advanced 1 Day 4 Macclesfield, Cheshire


"The course covered a lot of information, delivered in concise chunks that were easy to absorb."
"I would recommend this course to anyone who is intending to service trailers. There were lots of useful things in the course which we learnt a lot from that will help us improve the service to our customers."
"This course was very valuable to help me progress into this sector of my business. I found the course helpful and knowledgeable and would "