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CPCS Lorry Loader HIAB Course (A36)

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Course Aims

To deliver thorough theoretical and practical plant training in the responsibilities of a Lorry Loader (HIAB) with associated attachments, to enable the candidate to safely and competently carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

HIAB Course Content 

To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:
Carrying out pre start and running checks of the carrier vehicle & lifting appliance
Configure the lorry loader & carrier vehicle for site & road travel
Manoeuvre the carrier vehicle into position in order to carry out lifting exercises
Set up carrier vehicle to carry out lifts at minimum & maximum radii
Load plant vehicle in accordance with industry practices
Secure loads on vehicle bed in accordance with industry practices
Remove and reattach bucket
Place machine in and out of service condition
Explain loading and unloading procedures

CPCS Lorry Loader FAQ's

How long is this course?

To be confirmed on completion of initial analysis, dependant on experience.

What are the CPCS A36 Lorry Loader (HIAB) Endorsements?

A: Hook

B: Clamshell Bucket

C: Hydraulic Clamp 

What is the CPCS A36 Lorry Loader (HIAB) Course?

To achieve the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card candidates must pass both the CSCS touch screen H+S test (within the last 2 years) and the CPCS Theory Test and the Practical Test. 

To upgrade the Trained Operator Card you will have to achieve, within 2 years, the relevant NVQ – For more information on the required NVQ please contact us on 01623 287830.
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