Plant Loader & Securer

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Max Number of Delegates: 3 candidates per course
Duration: 1 Day
Length of Certification: 3 Years
Accreditation: COTS or NPORS

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for anyone wishing to undertake formal training and a qualification in loading and securing plant to the correct type of low loader.

Course Aim

To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of the hazards associated with incorrect procedures when operating the equipment. To give consideration to best practice securing methods and to have a working knowledge of various manoeuvring techniques of the vehicle and plant operated.

Training Methods

A high proportion of hands-on demonstration and practical exercises, supplemented with classroom briefing sessions and tutorials.

Driver CPC Approved

NO, this is NOT a Driver CPC approved course

Course Content

  • Health & Safety at Work Act
  • Accident statistics
  • Conduct pre operational checks
  • Configure the trailer ready for loading or unloading
  • Consider the risks i.e. overhead cables, the weight of the equipment and the ground used
  • Load or direct items of plant onto and off the transporting vehicle
  • Demonstrate the various methods of securing plant items
  • Secure plant for travel on the public highway
  • Post work checks

Additional Information

This course can be delivered at a clients’ site with the necessary equipment – it is important that a relevant trailer and plant equipment large enough to cover each of the above areas is supplied.

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