Forklift - Hydraulic Lorry Loader Crane - Training Plus - Health & Safety Courses
1 or 2 days RTITB Certificate

Course Summary

This is a theoretical and practical course of structured tuition to RTITB (Road Transport Industry Training Board) standards.

The theoretical and practical training covers the following elements:

  • Current health and safety legislation as it affects lorry-loader operation
  • Safety awareness and appreciation of the hazards involved in machine operation, particularly on building sites
  • Engineering principles
  • Site conditions
  • Pre-shift checks
  • Operator safety procedures
  • Slinging and signalling
  • Practical training in safe loader operation
  • Theoretical and practical assessments

The objective of the course is to train lorry-loader operators in safe operation to meet the minimum requirements of health and safety legislation.

Candidates will receive an RTITB certificate following successful completion of the course. Please note that candidates will have to pass a theory test and a practical test in order to be certificated.

Who is it for?

Training for operators of lorry-loader cranes is required under health and safety legislation. This training will qualify the candidate to RTITB standards to be able to operate a hydraulic lorry loader.

You will need

Candidates are required to bring a high vis jacket, hard hat and steel toe-capped boots to this course.

Your skill level

No previous knowledge or experience is required.


Do I need to pay for my training before I do it?

Yes you do, you can pay online when you book your course, or call 0845 872 3411 and pay with a credit card over the phone.  Customers with credit terms, please call Training Plus to book your course on 0845 872 3411.

Can you cater for students with special needs?

Yes, but as with all special requirements that differ from the norm, please make us aware of your requirements and we will do our best to provide the appropriate support.

Are there any car parking spaces available?

Yes, there are a lot of FREE car parking space available in the area.

What accommodation is available?

There are a variety of hotels and B&B’s in the area. There is a list available to assist you with booking your stay.

Am  I going to feel safe during my course participation?

Beside the fact that our staff and the environment of the school will make you feel happy and safe, CCTV is operating in most of the school’s areas.

I’m getting on a bit, is it like going back to school and will I feel out of place?

Not at all.  A large percentage of our learners are mature students simply keeping up to date with current standards.  Everybody is made to feel welcome in the centre.

Who is the Accrediting Body?

The Forklift course is accredited by the RTITB.