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City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate of Competence in

Abnormal Loads - Escort Manager

Escort Vehicles • Abnormal Loads • Heavy Transport Training • Qualifications

The two City & Guilds abnormal load escorting courses, available as a Level 2 Certificate for Escort Drivers and Level 3 for more experienced individuals, are tailored to equip individuals with the required skills to sufficiently undertake the task of escorting abnormal loads or oversized vehicles. The first of their kind, these two heavy transport training courses launched by the HTA aim to improve public safety through training of Escort Drivers leading to improved competence.

Who Should Attend

Experienced Escort Drivers who understand the role and responsibilities of managing abnormal load movements.

Benefits of Attending

Attending the course will prepare you for the City & Guilds assessment required to complete the new level 3 qualification.

Course Content

  • Driver and vehicle legislative requirements
  • The requirements set out in driver and vehicle codes of practice
  • The roles and responsibilities of all parties involved with the abnormal load movement
  • The documentation relating to the planned movement
  • How to plan details of the movement
  • How to brief all personal involved in the planned movement
  • How to ensure that all vehicles have been prepared and checked
  • How to effectively communicate with all third parties
  • How to actively manage vehicles and traffic
  • How to manage emergencies, incidents, unexpected situations and breakdowns
  • How to manage the closure of the abnormal load movement.

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