Specialist Courses

Specialist Training Courses

SPECIALIST TRAINING COURSES

Here at Apex Training Services in Peterborough, we can also offer you a range of specialist training courses that are suitable for those in the transport, warehousing and industrial sectors. To download our information packs for each of these courses, please click below.
Manual Handling to raise awareness of manual handling issues. Participants are taught correct posture and lifting techniques to enable manual handling tasks to be carried out correctly and to avoid injury.

Course Content
  • Causes of back pain
  • Returning back to work
  • Moving & handling assessments
  • Manual Handling Legislation
  • Principles of safer Moving & Handling
  • Unsafe systems of work
  • Demonstrations & practice
  • Manual Handling Risk Assessment
  • Evaluation

All candidates will receive an Apex certificate of attendance / training.

This course can be accredited by ITSSAR on request.

Course Duration

1/2 Day

Course Location

Apex Training Centre
Client Site


Banksman/Signaller correct and safe methods of reversing vehicles, shunting type manoeuvres and operations. This course can apply to all classifications of vehicle manoeuvres and is not limited just to large vehicles.

Course Content
  • Legal Duties
  • Regulations
  • Responsibilities
  • PPE Requirements
  • Recognised Signals
  • Risk Assessment & Manoeuvring
  • Site Limitations
  • Planning the Manoeuvre
  • Conducting the Manoeuvre
  • Theoretical Exam
  • Practical Exam

Course Duration

1/2 Day    up to 6 persons(Minimum 4 delegates for course to run)
1 Day  6 persons +

Course Location

Apex Training Centre
Client Site

Shunter Training  you are responsible for the safe operation of the vehicle. This course provides the understanding of the dangers and how to operate in the safest manner with safety of others in mind.


Course Content
  • Health & Safety At Work Act 1974
  • Uncoupling
  • Recoupling
  • PPE Equipment
  • Spillages
  • Warning Systems
  • Reversing – Drivers and Guides
  • Pre-Use Inspections
  • Mirror Checks
  • Safety
  • Signals
Course Duration

1/2 Day to 1 day depending on group size and experience.

Course Location


Apex Training Centre
Client Site
If you would like more information on our specialist training courses, including our fire marshal, rough terrain, HIAB, manual handling, cherry picker, banksman or any of our other courses, please call Apex Training Services, Peterborough, on:
01733 567 478
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