Frequently asked questions.

Frequently asked questions.

Common question we are asked.

Who should attend Shunter Training?

Shunter Training is designed for anyone responsible for the manoeuvring and handling of LGVs (Large Goods Vehicles) and HGVs (Heavy Goods Vehicles) within confined spaces such as warehouses, industrial yards, and construction sites. This includes:

  • Novice Drivers: Individuals who are new to the role of shunting and require comprehensive training to learn the fundamental skills and best practices for safely operating large vehicles.
  • Experienced Shunters: Drivers with previous shunting experience who are seeking to refresh their skills, update their knowledge on the latest safety standards, or formalise their expertise with professional training.
  • Logistics and Warehouse Staff: Employees involved in the logistics and storage aspects of a business who may need to move vehicles within a site as part of their duties.
  • Health and Safety Officers: Personnel responsible for overseeing workplace safety, who need to understand the specifics of shunting operations to effectively manage risks and ensure compliance with health and safety regulations.
  • Fleet Managers and Supervisors: Managers overseeing fleets of vehicles who need to ensure their team is trained and competent in safe vehicle handling and operational efficiency.

Attending Shunter Training ensures that individuals are equipped with the necessary skills to perform shunting tasks safely and efficiently, minimising the risk of accidents and improving overall operational productivity.