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Tow Tractor

The candidate can carry out training on the machine or training + test which can be carried out on site.

After completion of the course the candidate will:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operator.
  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular machine to be used.
  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions.
  • Set up exclusion zone
  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturers and legislative requirements.
  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for tow tractor use.
  • Prepare the tow tractor for use.
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area.
  • Attach and set trailers, ready for operation.
  • Operate machinery safely and efficiently.
  • Environmental considerations.
  • Storage and transport of implements and attachments.
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures.

TSI Training Ltd, Easington Lea Farm West,
Easington Colliery, Peterlee, Durham, SR8 3UP