A36 Lorry Loader CPCS Course

CPCS Courses
  • A36 Lorry Loader - CISTC
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  • CPCS A360 Lorry Loader
  • CPCS A360 Lorry Loader 2

Course Details

  • Cost:

    From £695 +VAT

  • Category:

    CPCS Courses

  • Tags:

    CPCS, A36, Lorry Loader, Training Course

  • Skills:

    Red Card

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.


A good level of written and spoken English is required to successfully complete this course. If you have any concerns regarding this please contact our office and we discuss available options (e.g. hiring a translator at an additional cost).

What is awarded after completion of the course?:

Once the course has been completed candidates will be eligible to receive a CPCS Red Trained Operator Card.

CITB Grants

On all the CPCS and CITB courses that we offer, you can claim money back if you are a ‘CITB Levy Payer‘. If you have any questions please contact us for more information.

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