Lorry Mounted Crane

Course Overview

Duration: 1-2 Days
Max Number of Delegates: 3
Length of Certification: 3 Years
Accreditation: Certificated

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for personnel who will be lifting loads using a Lorry Mounted Crane. Duration is dependent on delegates experience.


To teach the operators to safely sling loads and to use the Lorry Mounted Crane.

Training Methods

Classroom based and practical exercises and group participation.

Courses are run nationally 6 days a week. For further information fill out the form below.


Additional information

On completion of the course the operators will know:

  • Their statutory duties under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
  • The machinery identification, terminology and daily maintenance
  • The safety aspects in relation to the usage of this type of plant
  • The operational disciplines relating to the usage of this type of plant including safe slinging practices



  • Statutory Requirements:
    The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974:
    Section 2, General duties of employers
    Section 7 & 8, General duties of employees
    Powers of the Inspectorate
    LOLER & PUWER regulations
    British Standards 7121 Part 4: Lorry Loaders
  • Introduction to Slinging:
    Types of slinging available
    Correct use of slings
  • Methods of Slinging:
    Choice of equipment to suit SWL
    Angles of lifts
    Configuration of slings
    Weight Assessment
    Centre of Gravity
    Load Packing
  • Safe Use of the Crane:
    Crane daily preparation – safety checks
    Use of stabilisers
    Crane operation – load condition
    Grounding and site hazards
    Close down procedure
A lorry mounted crane moving cargo onto its loading bay
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