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Plant Loader & Securer

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Max Number of Delegates: 3:1 (Novice) or 6:1 (Assessments)

Duration: Dependent on Experience

Length of Certification: 3 Years

Accreditation: NPORS, or COTS Certificate

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course outline

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 manouvering 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.


Client Site.

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 below areas is supplied,

Delegates attending this course should be 18+ years and be physically and mentally fit to withstand the rigours of training.

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


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For course dates and prices, contact us today on 01792 587250

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