Yard Shunter

Yard Shunter

Yard Shunter

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Course Overview

The Shunter trainee will be expected to identify basic construction and components together with their uses, limitations and principles of operation and understand the operator’s duties and responsibilities by the end of this training.

Designed for candidates that are required to operate a Yard Shunter.

Course Content

  • Basic understanding of the industry and the dangers of working in the industry and responsibilities as an operator
  • Working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook in-regards to the use of the machine
  • Identify major components and explain functions
  • Be able to identify key controls and explain functions
  • Maintain PPE related to the yard shunter
  • Undertake pre-operational checks aligned to the manufactures and legislative requirements
  • Prep machine for use and operate safe and efficiently
  • Storage and transport of shunter attachments
  • Knowledge of unloading and loading procedures for machine transportation
  • Conduct all safety checks within the working area
  • Conduct close-down procedures

Cost of course (all prices exclude VAT)

In-house  – £350 per day at customer’s site

ITSSAR – £350 per day customer’s site (plus £15 per person for accreditation fee and photo-card)

NPORS – £400 per day customer’s site (plus £40 per person accreditation fee)


Novice: 2 days

Refresher: 1 day

Our services are fully mobile which means we are able to deliver courses in Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Dudley, Solihull, Sandwell, Walsall but also Nationwide.