Skip Vehicles

The Skip Vehicle Course will enable the Operative to establish good safety knowledge in lifting skip loads and the importance of stability during operation along with daily inspections of the vehicle and netting or sheeting in accordance with guidelines.

Please note: The Operative must hold a driving licence in accordance with the relevant classification of this vehicle type from the DVLA.


The basic course syllabus includes…

Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 & ACOPS
Safety Awareness – Area Hazards – PPE & Observation
Operatives Responsibility – Stability – Safe Working Loads
Rated Capacity – Chain & Eye Inspections
Pre Start Checks – Manoeuvring – Stop Start Use of Control
Setting up – Lifting Operations – Crushing Points
Securing Procedures – Vehicle Netting &Sheeting – Road Traffic Act
Pre Use Check Test
Practical Test
Theory Test
Course closing summary


As with all our courses, we will adapt the course to suit the experience and number of candidates on the course, which may affect the duration.

All Levels: 1 day

Instructor Machinery Ratio

This course has an instructor – trainee – machinery ratio of…

3 x Trainees
1 x Instructor
1 x Skip Vehicle

Contact us now for Course Details and Booking information