Skip Vehicles

Syllabus | Duration | Instructor Machinery Ratio

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

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