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Banks Person Training

This one-day course covers the legal responsibilities and duties of a banks person.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Agriculture
Adult and Community
Location: Broomfield Hall
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 2
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: N
Weeks: 1
Hours: 7.00
Start: Flexible
Tuition: £170
Exam: £80
Broomfield Hall

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Course Information for Students

This one-day course covers the legal responsibilities of a banks person and their duties with trailers, horse boxes or caravans.

The minimum age for a candidate taking this course is 17 years. You need to have a full driving licence which covers the use of trailers on the road.

The course will cover:

  • Understanding the general duties of a banks person/signaller
  • Knowing what the common banks person hand signals are, and what signage is required
  • Being able to list what’s included in the ‘HSE Safe Site, Safe Vehicle, Safe Driver’ model

This course will be delivered on-site at Broomfield Hall. 

You will be required to supply your own:

  • Steel toe-capped boots or wellingtons
  • Writing materials
  • Lunch (there will be on-site facilities if you wish to purchase your lunch here)

You will be assessed throughout the day, with an evaluation at the end. You will receive a certificate of completion.

Derby College Group offers a range of one-day, weekend and evening courses relating to Agriculture and a wide range of other land-based topics – please see the Derby College Group Part-time Prospectus for a full list and details.

For more information, contact Derby College Group on 0800 0280289 or

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Course Information Last Updated On: February 15, 2024 3:35 pm