Pakenham Caravan Towing Course: Learning to tow a caravan or trailer is one of those skills easily overlooked by owners. The 'she'll-be-right' attitude has left some people regretting not spending the time to learn how to tow a caravan. Learning about weight distribution, what your car is capable to towing legally. How much weight you can add to your van before travelling is critical to its safe performance.
This one-day towing course has been developed to enable drivers to understand the relationship between car and trailer. Taking place at Pakenham, an outer suburb of Melbourne, your knowledge of towing will progressively be build up during the day so you can venture out confidently and safely with your trailer. If you are planning a 'big trip' around Australia, or need to tow a trailer or boat, this course is for you.
Two trainees can share a vehicle and each driver will be given ample opportunity for practical experience.
Pakenham Caravan and Trailer Towing Course
- Professional instructors
- You'll learn essential skills in caravan and trailer towing
- Offers experienced instruction so you can tow with confidence
Caravan Towing Course covers...
- Safety and towing regulations
- Interacting with traffic
- Loads and loading
- Driving techniques and handling characteristics towing a trailer
- Braking techniques with trailers
- Turning and parking trailers
- Reversing and parking trailers
- Reversing and parking trailers using guides, mirrors and use of low range (if applicable)
- Launching and recovery of boats from trailers (if applicable)
- Carry out vehicle and trailer pre and post-trip inspections
Suitable for all types of trailers from Camping Trailers, Caravans, Boats, Horse Floats to box trailers.
- Max 3 vehicles per instructor
- Includes one-day training for up to 2 people in one vehicle.
- Bendigo: 9:30am (9:15am registration start) – 5:00pm.
- Note: Please bring your own lunch & drinks
Caravan Towing Course Inclusions:
- Price includes up to two drivers per vehicle
- Australian Guide to Towing Handbook
- Practical Guide to Towing weblinks
- AQF Certificate included on successful completion free of charge AURTGA001 - Drive and manoeuvre trailers (Release 1)
- 1 Day
- Pakenham, Melbourne, Victoria.
BASE PRICE shown is per vehicle for up to 2 trainees
Other Victorian towing courses include: