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CPCS A36 Lorry Loader (Hi-ab)

lorry loader

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.


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

Duration of Training

Number of Training Days Required Novice
(Less than 1 years or no operational experience)
Number of Training Days Required if an Intermediate (1-2 Years Operational Experience)Number of training days required if experienced (2+ years operational experience)Test Only Option
52 - 311/2



A: Hook

B: Clamshell Bucket

C: Hydraulic Clamp



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. 



CITP Ltd, Budds Plantation, Baughurst Road, Aldermaston, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 4PJ


Date and Costs:


Any Date. 1 weeks notice at a minimum.
£POA p/p *
CITB Grant Available - Please see CITB website or call for details.


05/02/2018 & 09/02/2018 or 12/02/2018
12/03/2018 & 16/03/2018
21/05/2018 & 25/05/2018 or 29/05/2018
16/07/2018 & 20/07/2018
26/11/2018 & 30/11/2018 or 03/12/2018
£POA p/p *
CITB Grant Available - Please see CITB website or call for details.


05/02/2018, 06/02/2018, 07/02/2018, 08/02/2018 & 09/02/2018 or 12/02/2018
12/03/2018, 13/03/2018, 14/03/2018, 15/03/2018 & 16/03/2018  
21/05/2018, 22/05/2018, 23/05/2018, 24/05/2018 & 25/05/2018 or 29/05/2018
16/07/2018, 17/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 19/07/2018 & 20/07/2018  
26/11/2018, 27/11/2018, 28/11/2018, 29/11/2018 & 30/11/2018 or 03/12/2018
£POA p/p *
CITB Grant Available - Please see CITB website or call for details.

For more information on our CPCS A36 Lorry Loader (Hiab) training courses, give us a call today on 01189 700200 or use our enquiry form. We will go through your requirements and provide advice on what construction training courses best suit you.