Vacuum Tanker & Jetvac Training [WHALE]


This product is operated by Whale Tankers (The National Drainage Academy).

This one day programme is designed for new and experienced sewerage tanker drivers and sewer jetting operatives who crew vacuum tankers, with or without water jetting equipment.

The aim is to ensure that the individual has a clear understanding of their safety responsibilities when operating a range of tankers on site and, with regard to individual water company systems of work, demonstrate their practical skills and knowledge in the safe loading, operation and discharge of vacuum tankers.


On completion of the programme individuals will be able to:

  • Recognise vehicle and associated equipment defects.
  • Assess the risks involved in loading and discharging.
  • Follow safe systems of work.
  • Explain the dangers of part loads, tank suitability and spillages.
  • Inspect equipment.


Registration on EUSR is valid for 3 years from date of training.

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