441 Sutton Rd, Majura ACT 2609

(02) 6297 7187

Mon - Fri 7:30am - 4:30pm

Drive and manoeuvre trailers

25451
The one day course is the perfect introduction to towing a trailer with your vehicle.

Introduction:

You will become familiar with all aspect of towing from hitching up, on road driving, manoeuvring and parking.  The day begins in the classroom, discussing safety, weights and measures and towing principles.  The remainder of the day involves practical activities designed to improve your understanding and develop your skills for safe hitching, manoeuvring and on road driving. Before competency can be determined, individuals must demonstrate they can drive and manoeuvre two different trailers on a road with curves.

Target Audience:

This course appeals to a wide range of trailer towing. It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry that require this course as a job requirement.  Alternatively recreational holiday enthusiasts who want to improve their skills to operate their private trailer, caravan or boat. 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Trailer and towing fundamentals
  • Safety inspections
  • Coupling and Uncoupling
  • Reversing with a trailer
  • On-road driving and manoeuvring

Learning Methods:

A combination of theory in a classroom and outdoor practical training

Program Benefits:

  • Knowledge on how to inspect the vehicle and trailer ensuring it is roadworthy, loaded and balanced.
  • Will have practiced hitching and unhitching techniques, ensuring you meet all safety requirements of your relevant state or territory.
  • Will gain the confidence to manoeuvre your trailer or caravan confidently.
  • Will receive on road coaching for safe operation in traffic, descending hills and parking.
  • Gain and understanding of trailer braking systems and correct operation.

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