Vehicle Banksman

Course Aims 

The Vehicle Banksman course will allow delegates to co-ordinate maneuver’s that require accurate positioning and accessing of vehicles and/or workplace transport. This course will also provide staff with the appropriate knowledge and understanding to supervise or assist in the moving, loading and/or unloading of vehicles to reduce the risk of accidents. 

Course Outcomes 

Upon completion, delegates will receive a Prontoport In House Certificate of Competence. This certification is valid for 3 years. 

Duration: ½ day 


Reasonably fit, both physically and mentally, to safely control and operate moving vehicles.  A current driving licence. 

Course Content and Key Activities 

  • Roles and responsibilities

  • Guidance of plant and vehicle movement

  • Driver visibility and of the Vehicle Banksman

  • Relevant Regulations and Legislation

  • How to ensure the safety of pedestrians and other drivers

  • Plant types, limitations, hazards and stability factors 

  • Work management traffic plan 

  • Proximity hazards 

  • Safe positioning 

  • The correct signals and methods of communication 

  • Awareness of other Vehicles and Dangers on site 

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Tom Sutton