Road Haulage Association

RHA Yard Based Training Services


The RHA conduct many yard  and site based safety courses to define awareness, knowledge of all associated health and safety procedures, vehicle control, risk assessments, safe systems of work and protocols.

Our 2-day yard shunter training course incorporates vehicle control, vehicle positioning, observation, reverse assistant, coupling and uncoupling of semi-trailers, trailer park brakes, and HSE requirements.

  • Available Format. Individual & Train the Trainer (see attached details)

RHA Banksman course teaches all candidates how to advise a driver on site rules and protocol (briefing), what is required by the driver during the process, where to stand, what the driver can see in their mirrors, all required health and safety procedures, site speed limits, loading bay procedures, what a banksman is not there to do, or is legally allowed to do and the law relating to leaving stand trailers unattended without trailer park brakes applied.

  • Available formats: Group Training & Train the Trainer

Practical safe loading is conducted in accordance with the approved code of practice the safety of loads on vehicles and again is carried out in accordance with all health and safety guidelines and legislative requirements. Drivers are given all theoretical knowledge in the classroom and are then required to demonstrate that knowledge practically under strict supervision and guidance from the instructor on a live load to the standards identified in the approved code of practice.

  • Available format. On-site (maximum 10 delegates) & Train the Trainer

Contact Us

Scotland & Northern Ireland

Telephone: 01506 414 073 (Mon-Fri) 09:00-17:00


All Other Enquiries

Telephone: 01733 261456 (Mon-Fri) 09:00-17:00


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