Vehicle Marshall Training Course

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Kentra Training provide a wide selection of Plant Operator courses, including this Vehicle Marshall training course. We specialise in providing on-site training and this course is delivered using a mixture of both classroom based tutorial and practical vehicle marshalling, testing and a final course assessment.

Aims and Objectives
To train candidates in the marshalling, moving and parking of vehicles.
Plant machinery is covered by our Plant Machinery marshall course.

Learning Outcomes
● To have a basic understanding of the dangers and their responsibilities as an Vehicle Marshall
● Have a good understanding of signs and signals and different forms of communication
● Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for Vehicle / Plant Machinery Marshall
● Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area including stop blocks and tipping areas
● Set up exclusion zone for unloading
● Guide machinery in a forward and reverse direction including confined spaces and ‘blind areas’ safely and efficiently
● Carry out all end of shift and shut down and parking procedures

Delegate Eligibility / Entry Requirements
This course is designed for candidates of all abilities. We can assist candidates with any learning difficulties or where English may not be their first language, please mention when booking a course.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) state that everyone at work needs to know how to work safely and without risks to health. The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 requires employers to provide their employees with information, instruction, training and supervision necessary to ensure, so far as is reasonable practicable, their health and safety at work . The self employed also have a duty, so far as is reasonably practicable, to ensure their own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their work activities.

The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 also specify situations where health and safety training is particularly important, e.g. when people start work. There are a number of other regulations with specific training requirements, e.g. The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER98) specifies the need for training for people who use work equipment.

Course Duration
The Vehicle Marshall training course ratios are
Novice: 3 Candidates: 1 Instructor: 1 Day
Refresher and Test: 3 Candidates: 1 Instructor: 1 Day
Experienced Worker Test (EWT) : 6 Candidates: 1 Instructor, Duration: 1 Day

Test timings: The full test must be completed within 20 minute duration

Course Content
● Responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, and other relevant legislation and guidelines
● Pre operational checks
● Guidance and movement of vehicles
● Manoeuvre vehicle to complete a task
● Reverse a vehicle into a position to tip
● Monitoring and directing traffic
● Safely guide vehicle to designated parking position

● Industrial
● Construction
● Port & Marine

If you have any attachments these can be included in the assessment and detailed on the training card (if required).

A safe area suitable for reversing and manouvering vehicles into and from restricted areas

Course Requirements
A room for the theory session and a safe area for the practical session.
We will require a driver and vehicle for the candidates to marshall.

Certification & Validation
This Vehicle Marshall training course can be registered with our awarding body or certificated as a Kentra card. We are a registered training provider and our cards are suitable for the HSE and insurances. Our instructor will take the candidates picture on the day of training, which will appear on their ID cards.

Candidates successfully completing this course will receive one of the following:
● Kentra Training course validation and plastic (credit card size) ID card
● NPORS registration and plastic ID card N403 Vehicle Marshall training course
If NPORS is required we will need to notify them prior to the course, so please mention this when booking.

Vehicle Marshall training course

Additional Information
Other Marshall / Banks person courses available are:
Excavation Marshall
Plant Machinery Marshall
Plant Mover
Slinger / Signaller
The above links will take you to the individual pages for more course details.

In addition to our on-site training Kentra are in the unique position to be able to offer on-line courses, full details are available on our on-line website

We also have a dedicated News page to keep you up to date with information from the industry and training news.

If you would like to discuss this Vehicle Marshall training course or any other details please Contact us.

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