Lorry Loader

The aim of the course is to:

Provide the candidate with the basic knowledge and practical skills involved in operating a Lorry Loader.

The Objectives of the Course are to enable delegates to:

  • Be able to operate the machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions and accepted good practice
  • Carry out a pre-shift inspection
  • Be able to operate safely under varying site conditions
  • Be able to load/unload lorry by slinging loads from crane
  • Set stabilizers correctly – have machine stable and level
  • Engage/disengage PTO correctly
  • Be able to carry out minor adjustments and routine service
  • Have an understanding of responsibilities under Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and other current relevant legislation

Course Summary

Candidates will participate in theory lessons and practical demonstrations / exercises covering:

  • An introduction to the Construction Industry
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Other current relevant regulations
  • Introduction to machine
  • Pre–shift inspections
  • Controls and instruments
  • Components and main types of lorry loaders
  • Use of the loader to load and unload the bed of the lorry

Course Duration – Depending on Accreditation & Experience

Certification – CPCS, NPORS, STS Group Certification 

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