This Banksman training will ensure that site-based traffic management is delivered safely and is done so of high quality.
In addition, the course provides you with an understanding of the risks related to the movement of vehicles on site.
With the understanding of this banksman training, you will help to protect yourself and others from the risks of being struck by a moving vehicle on site.
- Gain your qualification in just three hours
- Keep yourself and others safe from vehicles on site
- Can be delivered in-house as a banksman training online course
- Valid for three years
Banksman Training course content
This course will give you an understanding of the dangers caused by a reversing vehicle, as well as covering the techniques and hand signals used to help drivers with manoeuvring reversing vehicles. You will also learn about the following topics:
- The roles and responsibilities of colleagues involved
- Health and Safety at Work Act
- Setting safety standards and work procedures
- Working with the relevant health and safety regulations
- The terminology of traffic management
- Pedestrian and vehicle routes
- Inspection of vehicles
- Risk Management
- How to layout the site safely
You will gain further knowledge in the secure passing of reversing vehicles in confined spaces. You will be able to recognise areas of danger on-site and understand all the suggested codes of signals. With these skills, they will be able to guide both articulated and rigid large good vehicles.
The tutor will assess your contribution throughout the course. You will also need to complete a multiple-choice exam at the end of the course to pass.
How long is this course?
The course is delivered over three hours of learning.
The short duration allows you to gain your qualification quickly and productively without spending long periods of time away from work.
Why should I take this course?
The course is suited to operatives who assist in moving and loading/unloading vehicles in their occupation.
Reversing and manoeuvring vehicles are very common on a construction site; they are also very dangerous, especially in confined spaces. This course will help to reduce the risk of accidents relating to large vehicles on site.
Vehicle injuries can be costly to a business; not only are you at risk of potentially fatal accidents, but you also need to be working in line with legislation when if broken can occur legal costs.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
We ask that you have a good understanding of English and that the course is relevant to your role.
In addition, we want you to get the most out of your training course.
Is this course accredited?
3B Training accredits this course.
We continually review the quality of our courses and develop them accordingly. Therefore, we want to make sure that you receive up to date information that is as relevant and helpful as possible.
Where can I take this course?
This course can be delivered in the classroom and via Online Learning.
We can arrange Traffic Management & Vehicle Banksman as an in-house course specifically for your company at one of our training venues or a venue of your choosing.
If you have a large group of operatives who need the training, we can tailor the course to be relevant to your company. The social format will help to encourage conversation about your company’s internal processes.
We price each course individually per enquiry. The price we provide will vary depending on the venue, the equipment needed and the delegate numbers. Fill in the in-house enquiry form for a quote.
On completion of the training, we will issue a certificate. The certificate is valid for 6-8 weeks before it expires; you must reattend the course to renew the qualification.
On many sites, this qualification is mandatory. However, we offer other qualifications that will give you the knowledge to work safely on-site. So why not attend one of the below courses to improve your CV?
- CITB Health and Safety Awareness – gain essential knowledge of site health & safety.
- Face Fit Testing – ensure that you fit your RPE correctly to protect from hazardous substances.
- UKATA Asbestos Awareness– understand the dangers of asbestos, where to find it and what to do if you do find it.