Banksman and Traffic Marshal Training

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Banksman and Traffic Marshal Training

This Banksman and Traffic Marshal training course provides users with an awareness of the duties and responsibilities of a banksman. It looks at transport hazards, how these hazards are assessed and controlled. It also covers important signs and banksman signals all banksman must know.

Banksman, or traffic marshalls, helps direct large vehicles and guides them properly, especially when reversing, to present and avoid accidents and injuries. Banksmen help direct traffic in areas such as construction zones on a road.

It is a legal responsibility of the relevant duty holders to provide vehicle safety and risk control measures where site transport occurs, including on construction sites. If a public vehicle is passing through or near a construction zone, it must be made safe via a banksman and other safety procedures.

Why Is Banksman Training Important?

There are about 5,000 accidents involving workplace transport every year. About 50 of these are fatal, according to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Being struck by a moving vehicle accounts for around 19% of workplace deaths, with many more receiving injuries.

This banksman training course provide vital workplace transport safety information, which will support reducing the likelihood of fatal accidents and severe injuries occurring.

What's Included in the Banksman and Traffic Marshal Course?

  • Comprehensive yet concise explanation
  • Certificate on completion
  • Simple login & user access
  • The latest industry best practice

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain awareness of what is a banksman in workplace transport supervision
  • Understand the necessity and importance of a banksman in workplace safety
  • Learn how a banksman helps in risk control for large vehicles
  • Understand the importance of a traffic marshal in traffic control

Delivery Method

Online / E-learning

Course Duration

45 minutes

Course Content

This online Banksman and Traffic Marshal course contains the following sections:

  • What Is a Banksman?
  • The Legal Background
  • Workplace Transport Hazards
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Controls: Vehicle Operation
  • Risk Controls: Reversing Vehicles
  • Risk Controls: Blind Spots
  • Risk Controls: Overhead Power Lines
  • Risk Controls: SSW
  • Preparing for Vehicle Manoeuvers
  • Manoeuvering
  • Signalling

End of Course Assessment

At the end of the Banksman and Traffic Marshal course, users must complete an end of course assessment before earning their certification.

The end of course test is:

  • 100% online
  • Multiple choice
  • A score of 80% is required to pass the test.


The downloadable printable certificate approved by IIRSM will be issued instantly on course completion. The banksman training certificate includes Trainee’s name, Company name, Course name, Date of completion, Expiry date and name of the approval body.

Why Choose Banksman Training with Human Focus?

  • Study any time & in bite-size sessions
  • Less costly than a classroom training
  • Discounts on volume purchases
  • Excellent trainee support
  • Help reduce accidents and fatalities in construction projects
  • Ensure worker and public safety on sites
  • Maintain compliance with legal requirements

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For short courses a completion certificate is available at the end of the course. You can screenshot this or print it out to confirm completion of the training.

For accredited courses a certificate will be sent directly to you from the appropriate awarding body.

All you need to complete our e-learning courses is a computer, tablet or smartphone and an internet connection.

E-learning is flexible, efficient, and cost-effective, meaning you can progress through the modules at your own pace, at your own time to fit the training in around your work and personal life.

Short online courses also help employers to demonstrate that they have fulfilled their legal duties to ensure their personnel have been adequately trained.

Once the courses have been completed, a confirmation of results can be saved or printed as evidence. This can then be kept on record as evidence of suitable training.

  • Learning management system that delivers training on laptop, PC or mobile app
  • Automatically track all learning via online competency matrix
  • Combine all records in one place – upload offline certificates
  • Share training records via QR code training passport

You will instantly receive a confirmation email with your order details and your course login details will follow within one business working day.

Please note that course bookings can not be processed over weekends or bank holidays and will be processed the next business working day.

Step 1

Click the 'Buy' or 'Add to cart' button and you will be taken to our payment/booking page where you can choose to pay online now using a debit/credit card or you can pay later by invoice.

Step 2

Once you have paid for your course(s), you will receive an email from our team advising how to begin your training.

Step 3

You will be provided with a username and password which will enable you to access the e-learning portal. Login to start your course, once you have completed and passed the course, you will be able to download and print your certificate straight away.

Human Focus is a global leader in skilled behaviour change in the workplace.

We assist clients in achieving world-class business performance by helping to build skills and change habits that keep workers safer, healthier and more productive.

We were founded in 1992 and have grown over our 30 years of service to form close working partnerships with leading health and safety organisations, insurance companies and trade associations.

Envico is working in partnership with Human Focus offering e-learning and is not accredited by or associated with any examination bodies, awarding bodies, institutions or organisations in any way whatsoever.