Quick Hitch Device - Training Plus - Health & Safety Courses
1 day ational Construction College Certificate

Course Summary

The CITB Quick Hitch Device course is designed to give delegates an understanding of the various classifications of quick hitch devices and to recognise the risks associated with them.

The CITB Quick Hitch Device course summary is as follows:-

  •     Pre-start inspections
  •     HSE Guidance
  •     Causes of accidents
  •     Relevant regulations
  •     Safety awareness
  •     Relevant regulations/legislations
  •     Risks from quick-hitch devices
  •     Attach and detach attachments
  •     Stages of attaching quick-hitch devices

The assessment will involve both theory and practical assessment tests. Upon successful completion of these the delegate will be awarded a National Construction College Certificate.

Who is it for?

This course is suitable for all operators of excavators/backhoe/JCB’s (or machine banksman) who attach quick hitch devices.

You will need
  •     Hard hat
  •     Steel toe-boots
  •     Protective glasses
  •     High-vis vest
  •     Gloves
Your skill level

No formal experience is necessary, however, delegates must have passed a CITB Health, Safety and Environmental test within the last two years.


Do I need to pay for my training before I do it?

Yes you do, you can pay online when you book your course, or call 0845 872 3411 and pay with a credit card over the phone. Customers with credit terms, please call Training Plus to book your course on 0845 872 3411.

Are there any car parking spaces available?

Yes, there are a lot of FREE car parking spaces available in the area.

What accommodation is available?

There are a variety of hotels and B & B’s in the area. There is a list available to assist you with booking your stay.

Am I going to feel safe during my course participation?

Beside the fact that our staff and the environment of the school will make you feel happy and safe, CCTV is operating in most of the school’s areas.

I’m getting on a bit, is it like going back to school and will I feel out of place?

Not at all. A large percentage of our learners are mature students simply keeping up to date with current standards. Everybody is made to feel welcome in the centre.