VR15 - Transporters and Low Loaders (heavy vehicle recovery)


Transporter/low loaders and all the safety aspects associated with their use when carrying out routine recovery procedures.


  • Health and safety as it applies to the use of transporters/low loaders
  • Transporter types and their performance features
  • Transporters and casualty vehicle safety checks
  • Loading procedures for fixed bed and side bed transporters
  • Transporter/low loaders procedures and hazard analysis

Practical Skill Instruction

  • Demonstrate the correct use and deployment of all equipment. Height precautions, loading, transporting/low loaders and unloading of the casualty vehicle.
Module/course code
Module/course name
Transporters and Low Loaders (heavy vehicle recovery)
Module/course type
Heavy Recovery
Duration (full course)
14 hours
Duration (refresher course)
7 hours
Combined course?
DCPC accreditation
DCPC course number