Course Aims

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

CPCS A36 - Lorry Loader (Hi-ab)

Who Attends

Candidates must have passed the CSCS Health and Safety test (within the last 24 months)

Course Content

  • 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
A: Hook
B: Clamshell Bucket
C: Hydraulic Clamp
To achieve the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card candidates must pass both the CSCS Health and Safety test (within the last 2 years) and the CPCS Theory Test and the Practical Test.

These tests can be viewed online at:

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