VR12 - Ancillary Equipment (heavy vehicle recovery)


The use of ancillary recovery equipment when recovering heavy vehicles.


  • Health and safety as it applies to heavy vehicle recovery
  • Terminology used - flat tow, suspend tow, total lift
  • Operating procedures and customer service
  • Correct use of ancillary equipment and methods of towing
  • Other types of ancillary equipment

Practical Skill Instruction

  • Demonstrate the correct use and deployment of all ancillary equipment

Length of course dependent on number of ancillary items trained

Module/course code
Module/course name
Ancillary Equipment (heavy vehicle recovery)
Module/course type
Heavy Recovery
Duration (full course)
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Duration (refresher course)
0 sec
Combined course?
DCPC accreditation