LGV & HGV Shunter Training

Welcome to our comprehensive LGV & HGV Shunter Training, the ultimate solution for drivers seeking to safely and efficiently handle rigid or articulated vehicles in various settings, including yards and busy sites.

Designed specifically for individuals manoeuvring large vehicles on private properties like yards, building sites, and off-road parking areas, our training program focuses on imparting best practices to ensure the safety of people, vehicles, and property within the vicinity.

Our LGV & HGV Shunter Training is divided into two levels:

  1. Novice Shunter Training: This course spans two days and offers an ideal learning environment with a maximum of four participants per session. We cover all the essential skills and techniques necessary for safe shunting operations, instilling confidence and expertise in handling large vehicles. Whether you’re new to shunter duties or looking to enhance your knowledge, this course is perfect for you.
  2. Shunter Refresher Training: Specifically designed for candidates who have previously completed the full novice training, this one-day refresher course ensures that your skills and knowledge remain up to date. With a maximum of four participants per session, our expert trainers will refresh your understanding of safe shunting practices, reinforcing critical concepts and addressing any new developments in the field. It is recommended to undertake this refresher training every two years to maintain proficiency and compliance.

We provide a conducive learning environment and employ experienced instructors who are well-versed in the intricacies of shunter operations. Our courses combine theoretical knowledge with practical exercises, enabling participants to apply their skills in real-world scenarios. We prioritise safety, efficiency, and adherence to industry standards throughout the training process.

Investing in LGV & HGV Shunter Training not only enhances the capabilities of your drivers but also minimises risks and potential accidents, safeguarding your team, equipment, and surrounding property. Stay ahead of the game with our comprehensive training program.

To schedule your LGV & HGV Shunter Training or to learn more about our other specialised courses, reach out to us today. Our dedicated team is ready to assist you in meeting your training needs effectively and efficiently. CONTACT US TODAY

What Does Our LGV & HGV Shunter Training Cover?

The courses cover the following topics:

  •     Safety procedures & site assessment
  •     The Health & Safety at Work Act
  •     The dangers of reversing large vehicles on site
  •     Forward & reverse driving in a yard
  •     Understanding both vehicle & trailer controls
  •     The importance of PPE & when it should be used
  •     Coupling & uncoupling trailers correctly
  •     HSE 136 standard code or signals
  •     Handover procedures
  •     Assessment

All courses take place at your premises.


If you would like more information on this course or would like to book a shunter training course, please click on the button above, or call our sales team on sales@totalcompliance.co.uk or 0345 9001312.

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