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Would just like to thank both yourself and the trainers that we had for really exceptional service. Both Roger and Alan were very accommodating in regards to tailoring the type of training we need here at Thorpe and were so friendly and helpful. We are looking forward to put into practise everything that we have learnt!

Christie Phillips | THORPE PARK Resort

We would consider using the Company again, if there is a requirement

Darren Farrell | Octavian Security

I would definitely use again as it was a convenient way to learn and the administrator was excellent. All admin before the day was fabulous.

Derrick Lloyd | Pellikaan Construction Ltd

Very well presented course in a friendly and informative manner.

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P. Wright | BAM Construct UK

We are satisfied with the training delivered. We are now confident that our yard supervisor will be a trained and capable banksman. If we have any more requirements for similar training in the future we will be in touch.

Panos Theophanous, Assistant Plant Manager | Whelan Refining Limited

Didac were understanding of our requirements and provided the training to a suitable level. All those who attended enjoyed the course and learned something!

Senior H&S Advisor | ITV Plc

Vehicle Banksman training with Didac delivers practical skills and theoretical knowledge allowing candidates to operate in compliance with HSE requirements. NPORS Logo
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Training Delivery
On-Site (Nationwide)
Training Centre
Training is available to
All Experience Levels
Duration, Learners and Assessment
Training Duration 1 0.5 Days
Learners 3 Maximum 6 Maximum
Theory Assessment
Practical Assessment
Course Handout
Training Manual and User Guidance
Certification Fees (Per Person)
Certificate £17.50 + VAT Free
Photo ID Card (750gsm) £17.50 + VAT Free
Photo ID Card & Certificate £22.50 + VAT
HSE Regulation Compliance
The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 Read more
The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 Read more
The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 Read more

Price and Training Dates

Vehicle Banksman training prices and availability are dependent upon location as training is delivered on clients' premises.

To receive a quotation, complete the Get-A-Quote form located above including a postcode.

Our sales staff will contact you with full details; we aim to respond within 60 minutes during office hours.

Training syllabus

  • Conducting the Manoeuvre
  • Legal Duties
  • Planning the Manoeuvre
  • PPE Requirements
  • Recognised Signals
  • Regulations
  • Responsibilities
  • Risk Assessment of Manoeuvring Task
  • Site Limitation

Additional benefits

  • Incorporate your company’s risk assessments
  • Soft copies of all course paperwork are available to employers on completion of training
  • Successful candidates receive a temporary pass notification form on the day as evidence of training

Frequently asked questions

What’s the different between a Vehicle Banksman and a Traffic Marshal?
Vehicle Banksman and Traffic Marshal are two terms that describe the same thing.
Can I direct Plant Machinery using this training?
Yes, given a suitable risk assessment is conducted in conjunction with a trained and certified plant operator factoring risks such as manoeuvring with a boom or while the Plant Machine is loaded.
If training is completed using a LGV, does this mean the certification is restricted to only Banking LGVs?
Whether candidates complete Vehicle Banksman training using a normal road car, a heavy goods vehicle or plant machinery, the role and responsibilities of the Vehicle Banksman remain the same.

Certification is not restricted to banking a particular type of vehicle.

Didac instructors

Full Time Training Staff

The following instructors are certified to deliver this course.

Have Didac delivered training to you before? Perhaps you recognise one of our instructors? We often get requests from repeat customers to have the same instructor again. Whenever possible we’ll do our best to fulfil such requests!


From time to time, Didac Ltd use sub-contractors to deliver training courses on our behalf. These sub-contractors are subject to the same detailed quality assurance procedures as our full time employees and hold all the correct insurances.

  • Instructor and operator qualifications achieved within the last 5 years;
  • Subject to random spot check site visits and auditing of paperwork;
  • Public Liability insurance to the value of £5 million cover.

Course description

Vehicle Banksman training is an effective way of improving the overall safety of a working environment where vehicles are required to reverse or perform maneuvres. Vehicle Banksman are a legal requirement on many sites and a strong recommendation for any site where reversing of vehicles is unavoidable.

Nearly a quarter of all workplace transport injuries occur when vehicles are reversing. Vehicle Banksman offer drivers a trustworthy second perspective while maneuvering to play a key part in reducing accidents.

A suitable vehicle with driver will be required for the practical elements of the Vehicle Banksman course.

The successful completion of Vehicle Banksman training awards candidates a certificate and photo ID card as evidence of training.