Lorry Loader Training Course

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Kentra can provide a Lorry Loader training course, for novice candidates through to experienced operators and the course registered by ourselves or with an awarding body if required.


Novice course: 3 Candidates: 1 Machine: 1 Instructor: 1-2 Days

Refresher and Test: 3 Candidates: 1 Machine: 1 Instructor: 1 Day

Experienced Worker Test (EWT): 4 Candidates: 1 Machine: 1 Instructor: 1 Day

EWT 3+3 test combinations are available for this category (i.e. 3 tests on a Lorry Loader and 3 Slinger tests in one day).

A full list of machines available on this combination is available upon request, just Contact us.

To provide the practical skills and the operating safety knowledge necessary for operators to correctly prepare, safely operate and maintain a lorry loader.

Course Contents
Responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 1998, LOLER 1998 and other relevant legislation.
Pre-Operational Checks
Area/Sire Checks
Load safety
Safe Load Indicator
Loading/Unloading at various heights and distances
End of Shift Checks

Variations of machine (1 variation per test only)
Crane Swivel Hook
Brick/Block Clamp
Vehicle Lifting Frame

Course Requirements
A room for the theory session and a safe area for the practical session.

The Instructor is required to see the LOLER certificate for all equipment used for the practical sessions before commencement of the course.

Representative Loads

Any attachments which you would like testing on.

As mentioned a combination 3 + 3 tests is available for this category.

Certification & Validation
This course can be registered with different awarding bodies if required, or simply a Kentra card – as a registered training provider we can supply a plastic ID card as proof of training, suitable for the HSE and insurances.
If an awarding body validation is required we will need to notify them prior to the course, so please mention this when booking.
Candidates successfully completing this course will receive one of the following certifications:
Kentra validation and plastic ID card

CPCS registration and plastic ID card.  Hook, Clamshell Bucket, Hydraulic Clamp.

Lantra Awards registration and plastic ID card.  Lorry Loader Hook, Clamshell Bucket, Hydraulic Clamp.

NPORS registration and plastic ID card N107 Lorry Loader training course.

Lorry Loader training course

We can deliver many types of Lifting Operations courses, if you would like to discuss the different courses please Contact us.

Kentra training accreditations