VR06 - Transporters


VR06 covers using light transporter recovery units when carrying out routine removal procedures on cars, car derived vans and light commercial vehicles up to 3500kg GVM. This module also covers the safety requirements associated with the use of light transporter recovery units.

Learning Outcomes

• Health and safety requirements applicable to transporter recovery units

• Variations and performance features of transporter recovery units

• Equipment and vehicle checks required with transporter recovery units

• Calculating winch power required using resistance calculations

• Loading and unloading procedure of; a fixed bed light transporter recovery unit/a

slidebed light transporter recovery unit (incl SLA units)/a multi deck light transporter

recovery unit

• Transporting procedure and potential hazards

Practical Outcome

• The student will be able to demonstrate the preparation, loading and unloading and securing of a

casualty vehicle using a transporter. Students are also required to manoeuvre

the recovery vehicle and casualty as directed by the instructor/assessor, as well as demonstrating good general health and safety throughout

Module/course type
Light Recovery
Recommended duration (full course)
14 hours
Driver CPC available
DCPC course number
CRS 1116-540