Yardshunter Instructor Training

The course provides candidates with the necessary knowledge and skills to deliver yardshunter training courses in a safe, effective and efficient manner. The course is suitable for delivery on tractor units or tug masters with a trailer. Courses are available at the RTITB Instructor Academy in Telford UK, on your site, or as remote Instructor training for the theory element of the course.

By the end of the Yardshunter Instructor course candidates will:

  • Be able to plan and deliver safe yard shunter training
  • Be able to recall and discuss the role and responsibilities of an instructor

All candidates must successfully complete an independent examination to qualify as an RTITB Instructor – an internationally recognised qualification.
Please note: this course does not teach candidates to shunt vehicles.

The Yardshunter Instructor course is suitable for candidates who:

  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have a minimum of B entitlement on their driving licence
  • Significant experience of shunting
  • Have prior training in instructing (if they do not the course duration may need to be extended to cover instructional techniques)

To book a course at the RTITB Instructor Academy or remote Instructor course, search for dates below, or call +44(0) 1952 520214

Learn more about our remote theory course options.

Please note that candidates will only be eligible to instruct shunting on vehicles that they have prior experience operating.

Book a course at the Academy

Yardshunter Instructor Initial (with experience)

A course for candidates who wish to deliver Yardshunter training who have prior instructing experience.

Prices are per course, not per candidate (all exclusive of VAT):

1-2 people (2 days) - £2680

3-4 people (3 days) - £1670

Yardshunter Instructor Re-reg

A course for a currently qualified RTITB Vehicle Yardshunter instructors who wishes to renew their registration

Prices are per course, not per candidate (all exclusive of VAT):

1-2 people (1 day) - £1010

3-4 people (2 days) - £2020

Yardshunter Instructor Initial (no experience)

A course for candidates who wish to deliver Yardshunter training who have no prior instructing experience.

Prices are per course, not per candidate (all exclusive of VAT):

1-2 people (3 days) - £2330

3-4 people (4 days) - £3340

Book a course on your site

Yardshunter Instructor Initial (with experience)

A course for candidates who wish to deliver Yardshunter training who have prior instructing experience.

Prices are per course, not per candidate (all exclusive of VAT):

1-2 people (2 days) - £1400+VAT plus instructor travel, subsistence and accommodation (this price includes a Trainers Guide per candidate)

3-4 people (3 days) - £2275+VAT plus instructor travel, subsistence and accommodation (this price includes a Trainers Guide per candidate)

Yardshunter Instructor Re-reg

A course for a currently qualified RTITB Vehicle Yardshunter instructors who wishes to renew their registration.

Prices are per course, not per candidate (all exclusive of VAT):

1-2 people (1 day) - £872+VAT plus instructor travel, subsistence and accommodation (this price includes a Trainers Guide per candidate)

3-4 people (2 days) - £1750+VAT plus instructor travel, subsistence and accommodation (this price includes a Trainers Guide per candidate)

Yardshunter Instructor Initial (no experience)

A course for candidates who wish to deliver Yardshunter training who have no prior instructing experience.

Prices are per course, not per candidate (all exclusive of VAT):

1-2 people (3 days) - £1925+VAT plus instructor travel, subsistence and accommodation (this price includes a Trainers Guide per candidate)

3-4 people (4 days) - £2800+VAT plus instructor travel, subsistence and accommodation (this price includes a Trainers Guide per candidate)

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