Plant and Vehicle Marshall Course

Understand the role and responsibilities of a Plant and Vehicle Marshall

Are you looking to expand or refresh your skillset? Our Plant and Vehicle Marshall course will help you to fully understand the role and responsibilities of a Plant and Vehicle Marshall. You will learn how to prepare for vehicle movement and guidance, communication, plant hazards and ground condition, work area layout and positioning as part of a work management traffic plan.

Entry requirements:

Although you do not need any previous formal instruction to take this course, you must have passed a CITB Health, Safety and Environment (HS&E) test no more than two years before attending this course.

This course will teach the candidate how to:

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Plant types, limitations, hazards and stability factors
  • Work management traffic plan
  • Proximity hazards
  • Safe positioning
  • Communication methods
  • Preparing for movement
  • Guidance of plant and vehicle movement

Course Duration:

  • 3 Days – Novice Operator, Including Test
  • 2 Days – Semi-Experienced Operator, Including Test
  • 1 Day – Experienced Operator (refresher training), Including Test

Assessment and exams:

The course is delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practicals. You will be assessed through theory and practical tests.


When you have successfully completed the course you will be awarded a CPCS Red Trained Operator Card (on successful completion of the CPCS Technical Tests).

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