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Course description

The Towbar Technician Course is for people who are interested in being a towbar fitter. Being a Towbar Technician is a varied, interesting and profitable career. You will be working with all types of vehicles including the latest models coming out of the showroom. Having the correct training is absolutely essential. To be a towbar technician you must have a broad based knowledge that combines vehicle mechanics, auto-electrics, basic diagnostics and commercial bodybuilding which means understanding the different vehicle systems, working with complex vehicle trim and using the latest types of electrics. Knowing potential risk areas and the knowledge to work with them is a key skill that all towbar fitters should be armed with to save time and unnecessary costs. This course provides a comprehensive structured framework for high standard towbar fitting and wiring disciplines. You will complete a course that addresses relevant automotive electrical theory, CANbus and bulb failure systems, vehicle management system coding, tools & equipment, best practice in towbar fitting, troubleshooting & fault analysis and the safety issues surrounding vehicle and work place preparation. Towing Solutions Limited is the Leading Towing Industry Training Organisation in the UK. This course is certificated by the IMI (Institute of Motor Industry) and the NTTA (National Trailer & Towing Association) Special Features This course will enable you to comply with the latest towing regulations and work efficiently to industry standards. It gives you a complete guide on what would be the right towbar and electrics for you to install. There will be a "hands on" demonstration of a towbar fitting and electrical system installation to help you understand the full process and fault finding. Course notes which include useful templates to keep you up to date on your paperwork. Attendance The course is set over three days at our training facility in Macclesfield, Cheshire. Accommodation not included. A light lunch and refreshments are provided. Maximum 4 delegates per course. Certification Successful delegates will be awarded an industry recognised NTTA and IMI certificate valid for 3 years. We will give you the tools to be confident and competent at fitting towbars.

Course goals and objectives

Course Content Introduction to the latest towing and towbar regulations and an overview of relevant towing law. Workshop equipment, safety and good working practices. Understanding uses of Cables, Connectors, fuses, relays 12N, 12S & 13pin types of installations Towbar Technician’s Tools & Equipment. Practical exercise of a towbar fitting, including handling the bumpers and removing trim and installation of the towbar. Practical exercise of a towbar electrical installation Vehicle checks for CANbus and bulb failure systems. Practical exercise in coding a vehicle management system for towing. Fault finding and troubleshooting. Customer warranties and paperwork. All delegates who have completed our courses are listed on the NTTA National Skills Register.

Course certificate description

This course is certificated by the IMI (Institute of Motor Industry) and the NTTA (National Trailer & Towing Association)

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Other information
This course is held in: English
Course level: 1
Expected course duration: 3 Days

Tue 18 May 2021 - Thu 20 May 2021

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  • Booking opens
    2020-12-11 00:00 - 2021-05-18 00:00
  • Cancellation / No Attendance Policy
    This course may be cancelled free of charge until 2021-05-04 09:00. If you cancel after this date or no show for a training course you will be billed an admin fee which will be a % of the listed price of the course. The % for this course is 75.00%.
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Course program
2021-05-18 Tue

Macclesfield Towing Solutions Limited Bollinside London Road Terrace Macclesfield Cheshire SK11 7RN

  • 09:00 - 17:00 Held by Tow Bar Trainer
2021-05-19 Wed

Macclesfield Towing Solutions Limited Bollinside London Road Terrace Macclesfield Cheshire SK11 7RN

  • 09:00 - 17:00 Held by Tow Bar Trainer
2021-05-20 Thu

Macclesfield Towing Solutions Limited Bollinside London Road Terrace Macclesfield Cheshire SK11 7RN

  • 09:00 - 17:00 Held by Tow Bar Trainer
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Tow Bar Trainer

rl@towing-solutions.co.uk

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Other course dates
Jul 2021
Course starts Course ends Location address Language Seats left
2021-07-13 09:00 Tue 2021-07-15 17:00 Thu Macclesfield
Towing Solutions Limited Bollinside London Road Terrace Macclesfield Cheshire SK11 7RN
EN 3 Book
Sep 2021
Course starts Course ends Location address Language Seats left
2021-09-14 09:00 Tue 2021-09-16 17:00 Thu Macclesfield
Towing Solutions Limited Bollinside London Road Terrace Macclesfield Cheshire SK11 7RN
EN 3 Book
Oct 2021
Course starts Course ends Location address Language Seats left
2021-10-12 09:00 Tue 2021-10-14 17:00 Thu Macclesfield
Towing Solutions Limited Bollinside London Road Terrace Macclesfield Cheshire SK11 7RN
EN 3 Book
Nov 2021
Course starts Course ends Location address Language Seats left
2021-11-16 09:00 Tue 2021-11-18 17:00 Thu Macclesfield
Towing Solutions Limited Bollinside London Road Terrace Macclesfield Cheshire SK11 7RN
EN 3 Book
Dec 2021
Course starts Course ends Location address Language Seats left
2021-12-14 09:00 Tue 2021-12-16 17:00 Thu Macclesfield
Towing Solutions Limited Bollinside London Road Terrace Macclesfield Cheshire SK11 7RN
EN 3 Book