VR24 - Vehicle Inspections


VR24 is about learning the skills required to thoroughly inspect a recovery vehicle and its associated equipment in order to ensure it is compliant with current legislation and contractual requirements.

Learning Outcomes

• Health and safety legislation and requirements relating to vehicle inspections

• Documentation required for the identity of recovery vehicles, inspections, testing and capacities

• Recovery vehicle dimensions and weights, that directly affect their performance and capacity

• Correct procedures when carrying out an inspection

• Inspection requirements for vehicle winches and winch ropes

• Inspection requirements for underlift recovery units and transporter recovery units (light and heavy recovery), lorry loaders, damage free frames and twin boom recovery units

• Inspection requirements for rotating recovery appliances, top boom recovery equipment and ancillary recovery equipment

• Completing the relevant documentation

Module/course type
Recommended duration (full course)
14 hours
Driver CPC available