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Trailer Use and Reversing

This course is for anyone who uses trailers, horse boxes or caravans. You will learn about legislation, safe loading and operating the trailer.

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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 course is for anyone who uses trailers, horse boxes or caravans. You will learn about legislation, safe loading, and operating and reversing the trailer.

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

This one-day course covers: 

  • Legislation regarding trailers and road use
  • Safe loading and securing
  • Operating a vehicle and trailer on public highways and private roads
  • Reversing, including around corners, at angles and straight

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

You will be required to supply your own:

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

You will be assessed throughout the day and 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 variety 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

Course Information for Employers

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Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Managers and Proprietors in Agriculture and Horticulture


Managers and Proprietors in Agriculture and Horticulture

Farm Workers


Farm Workers

Agricultural Machinery Drivers


Agricultural Machinery Drivers




Horticultural Trades


Horticultural Trades

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