VR04 - Ancillary Equipment (light vehicle recovery)


The use of ancillary recovery equipment to recover light vehicles. The terminology and techniques used in conducting a light vehicle recovery.


  • Health and Safety as it applies to light vehicle recovery
  • Terminology used - flat tow, suspend tow, A frame
  • Operating procedures and customer service
  • Correct use of equipment and methods of towing
  • Legislation requirements for towing

Practical Skill Instruction

  • Demonstrate the correct use and deployment of all related equipment

Length of course: dependent on the number of ancillary items trained

Module/course code
Module/course name
Ancillary Equipment (light vehicle recovery)
Module/course type
Light Recovery
Duration (full course)
0 sec
Duration (refresher course)
0 sec
Combined course?
DCPC accreditation
DCPC course number
CRS 1116-540