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 (HIAB).

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 accept 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 stabilisers correctly- have machine stable and level. Engage/disengage PTO correctly.
  • Be able to carry out minor adjustments and routine service.
  • Have sufficient knowledge and practical skills to successfully complete the NPORS Technical Test.

Who Do We Recommend Attends The Course?

All personnel required to operate a Lorry Loader.

Course Summary

Candidates will participate in theory lessons and practical demonstrations / exercises, all of which are highlighted by the use of OHP & Videos covering;

  • An Introduction to the Construction
  • Industry
  • 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
  • NPORS Technical Test Theory Element

Course Duration

This depends on the experience and number of candidates, the ratio of candidates / machines per Instructor.

Health & Safety Training / Testing

If the Health & Safety Test is Successfully completed & passed prior to taking the NPORS Assessment this will be added to the operator card.

Testing / Certification

All candidates will complete the Full (Theory & Practical) NPORS Technical Test and on successful completion will be issued with a NPORS Operators Card

Companies who are CITB Levy Payers can claim grants to cover some of the costs of the training.