Tow Tractor Training

Tow Tractor Training Courses Delivered At Your Premises
Tow tractor, as the name suggests, are designed primarily for towing single or multiple trailers. Used widely in transport applications (particularly airports) and the motor industry (amongst others) tow tugs enable large amounts of goods to be moved at the same time to a common or multiple destinations with a single operator.

Tow Tractor Training Course Objectives

By the end of the course the operator should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the towing capacity of tow tractor.
  • Carry out a pre-start inspection.
  • Operate safely under varying site conditions.
  • Carry out minor adjustments and routine service.
  • Travel (forward and reverse) with laden and unladen trailers.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of responsibilities under relevant legislation.
  • Operate machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers manual and instructions and accepted good practice.

Tow Tractor Training Course Summary

  • Relevant regulations/legislation
  • Introduction to machine
  • Controls and instruments
  • Weight assessment
  • Truck stability
  • Components and main types of tow tractor
  • Limitations of use
  • Emergency controls
  • Hitching/unhitching trailers
  • Trailer braking
  • Refuelling procedures
  • Pre-start inspection/maintenance
  • Driving in confined areas
  • Handling loaded/unloaded trailers
  • Working within a loading bay
  • Towing capacity

Tow Tractor Training Certification

SGT Training Limited Theory and Practical Certificate valid for 3 years.

Tow Tractor Training Refresher Period

Tow Tractor Refresher Course after 3 years.

Any Other Relevant Information

This course is conducted on client premises to allow operators to be trained on specific tow tractor.