Course Description

This A36 Lorry Loader training course is for Lorry Operators who want to take a CPCS test to gain their Red Trained Operator Card.

A36 Lorry Loader Course Details

  • Describe the nature of their sector of the industry as well as their role and responsibilities as a plant operator.
  • Name and explain the purpose of the principle components and also the basic construction, controls and terminology.
  • Confirm with the Manufacturer’s requirements as per the operators handbook, as well as, other information sources and the relevant regulations and legislation.
  • Explain all relevant documentation.
  • Undertake all pre-use checks.
  • Configure the vehicle and loader crane for travel.
  • Travel the vehicle to an area of work.
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces.
  • Position and configure the vehicle and loader crane for lifting duties.
  • Deploy the stabilisers to specification.
  • Explain actions required for hazards and also underground and overhead services.
  • Program / set-up and/or comply with Rated Capacity Indicators or Load Moment Indicators for lifting duties.
  • Identify weights and centres of gravity of loads.
  • Lift various loads using the full radius and slewing capabilities of the loader crane.
  • Place loads accurately at designated positions including on/into and from the vehicle.
  • Explain the use of the different types and the fitting of boom extensions.
  • Minimise the swinging of loads.
  • Secure loads on or in the vehicle.
  • Explain the different types of lifting accessories compatible with the loader crane use.
  • Maintain safe working conditions.
  • Finally, carry out shut down and securing procedures.

 

In addition, you will need to undertake a Health & Safety test within 2 years.

Next step – CPCS blue competence card and NVQ Level 2.

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