Skill Level

Experienced, Novice, Refresher



Vehicle Type

Lorry Loader


Aurelia's Site, Client's Site

Max Delegates


It is envisaged that by the end of this course of training the trainee operator will be able to answer questions on and perform the following:

• Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as a plant operator.
• Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook and other sources of information, regulations and legislation applicable to the particular machine to be used.
• Be able to locate and identify the major components of the vehicle and loader crane and explain their functions.
• Be able to locate and identify all operating controls and explain their functions.
• Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements
• Configure the vehicle and loader crane ready for travel.
• Configure the machine for travel and manoeuvre it safely across varying terrain in open and confined areas
• Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area.
• Manoeuvre the machine to the work area and correctly configure in readiness to carry out lifting duties
• Correctly deploy the stabilisers according to stated manufacturer’s specifications
• Manoeuvre the machine to the work area and correctly configure in readiness to carry out lifting duties.
• Correctly deploy the stabilisers according to stated manufacturer’s specifications.
• Comply with all requirements for Rated Capacity Indicators or Load Moment Indicators.
• Identify weights and centres of gravity of loads to be used.
• Carry out lifting operations using the full capabilities of the loader crane.
• Position loads accurately at designated locations including onto and from the vehicle.
• Identify, fit and remove various attachments and lifting accessories as appropriate.
• Minimise load swing and ensure load security on the vehicle.
• Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures.

This may vary depending on the level and accreditation chosen.

Lorry Loader

Lorry Loader (Hook) Operator Training

To operate a machine within the workplace, whether for construction, waste, agriculture or other industry, your employer has a duty of care to ensure you can operate safely and competently. Completing a course and obtaining a certificate is the simplest way to ensure that operators fully understand the theoretical and practical elements of successful operation. Depending on where you are working, a certificate may be a legal requirement. The type of certificate required is often dictated by your place of work or type of employment, our knowledgeable staff can talk you through the different options to ensure you get the right course for your needs.

Why choose Aurelia for your operator training?

  • Purpose built training facility

  • Modern, well maintained machinery

  • Train away from your valuable workspace

  • Experienced instructors

What is this course about?
To provide candidates with a thorough understanding of the relevant operational and safety requirements, applicable to Lorry Loader with Hook operators, working in the construction, waste or agricultural industry or similar environment.

What are the benefits?
This course will give the candidate the techniques and skills required to secure goods in a safe manner, in line with good practical and Health and Safety legislation.

Who should attend?
Any person required to use a lorry loader with hook within the, agricultural, waste, construction industry or similar environment.

Training Methods:
Mainly hands on practical exercises using our machine with some classroom based tutorials and discussion.

Additional information:
Health and safety test required before taking CPCS or NPORS CSCS option , we can provide this also.

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