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RoSPA's Banksman Skills Course

Provides practical techniques to assist drivers with reversing manoeuvres

What is the Award in RoSPA's Banksman Skills course?

Every year, more than 5,000 people are injured in accidents involving workplace transport. Nearly a quarter of all deaths involving vehicles at work occur during reversing. By attending this course it will help your organisation have a safer workplace for your staff and visitors.

This one day Banksman Duties training course ensures that an organisation meets its obligations to provide training for those involved in the safe guidance of Large Goods Vehicles and reduces the risk of accidents when carrying out common reversing manoeuvres.

Why take the RoSPA's Banksman Skills Course?

Upon completion of the course, learners will:
  • Understand the causes of accidents involving vehicles at work
  • Understand the legal responsibilities of the employer for the movement of vehicles
  • Understand the responsibilities of the Banksman
  • Understand the risks and control measures involved in the movement of vehicles
  • Guide Large Goods Vehicles in a confined space in line with legal and best practice requirements
  • Receive a qualification from a globally recognised provider of health and safety training
Your organisation will also benefit from:
  • Peace of mind from training that can reduce the number and/or cost of accidents caused by reversing vehicles
  • Flexibility – the course is delivered at a time and location that suits your business
  • Efficient and effective learning – theory and practical elements are covered in a one day course, minimising time out of the workplace
  • Banksmen with a recognised qualification, ensuring your organisation demonstrates its commitment to workplace health and safety

Why study with RoSPA?

   

We set the standards for road and vehicle safety

   

Courses are delivered by experienced road safety professionals

   

Real and practical benefits that delegates take back to their organisation

   

Flexible study options to suit your needs – including COVID secure classrooms

Who is the RoSPA's Banksman Skills Course for?

This course is designed for anyone working in a role that requires them to direct the movement of Large Goods Vehicles in a confined space.

What does the RoSPA's Banksman Skills Course cover?

  • Assessing risks
  • Controlling risks
  • Key causes of accidents involving vehicles at work
  • Responsibilities of the Banksman and the employer
  • Identifying hazards
  • Legislation that governs the directing of movement of vehicles

How is the RoSPA's Banksman Skills Course assessed?

The Award is designed to evaluate delegates' understanding of the role and responsibilities of the Banksman. Assessments include a number of activities that involve delegates in identifying and explaining key legal, health and safety requirements, conducting a dynamic risk assessment and demonstrating hand signals as defined by the Health and Safety Executive.

Where can I take the RoSPA's Banksman Skills Course?

We recognise that everyone is different and we will work with organisations to deliver training in the workplace at a time and date that meets your business needs.

In-company

We can visit your workplace and deliver the course at a time and place to suit you. This is an effective way of training several delegates at the same time, saving on time and travel costs

Banksman Train the Trainer

Our 5 day Banksman Train the Trainer course aims to give delegates the knowledge and skills to educate colleagues in banksman skills and procedures

RoSPA's Banksman Skills Course

This one day training course ensures that organisations meet their obligations to provide training for those involved in the safe guidance of Large Goods Vehicles

This course is quality assured and regulated by RoSPA Qualifications as a Customised Award. Please note this course is not on the Ofqual register of qualifications.
Power press tool setters
RoSPA's Banksman Skills Course

This one day training course ensures that organisations meet their obligations to provide training for those involved in the safe guidance of Large Goods Vehicles


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