Tow Tractor Training
The Tow Tractor course, also referred to as a tow tug, will give you the skills needed to be a safe and efficient tow tractor driver. Tow tugs are used within a wide range of environments, including airports, manufacturing, distribution, power plants, mail sorting and waste. The course is largely practical in nature and there will be no more than 3 people on the course to ensure you have enough time on the truck.
This course covers, but is not limited to, the following areas;
- Controls and instruments
- Starting/moving/stopping and steering
- Pre-use inspection
- Driving on/off ramps and inclines
- Battery care and maintenance
- Coupling and uncoupling
- Reversing and manoeuvring
Course Durations (for 3 candidates):
- Novice: 7.5 hours
- Existing: 6.75 hours
- Refresher: 5.75 hours
- Conversion: 6.75 hours
To find your nearest RTITB tow tractor trainer enter your postcode below, or if you are outside of the UK tick the box to see a list of our international training providers. You can then contact the RTITB centre of your choice directly through our website to book your training.