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HIAB / Lorry Loader Training Courses

These lorry loader crane  (commonly referred to as HIAB) training courses are designed for operators of trailer, truck or lorry mounted hydraulic cranes. The courses are compiled to suit novice operators, experienced users and candidates requiring refresher training .


We also conduct conversion courses to enable candidates  to move from lever control to remote control operation or from one attachment to another, hook to block/brick grab for example.


The hydraulic lorry loader crane training courses can also cover the use of any other vehicle mounted hydraulic cranes where the stability of the crane is dictated by its stabilisers. The lorry loader crane training programs are suitable for a wide range of industries.



Our HIAB crane training includes training in the selection, inspection and correct use of wire rope, webbing and chain slings as well as other lifting equipment in general use such as shackles and eyebolts as well as specific attachments:



Our HIAB training courses are conducted on customer premises using customer equipment. The HIAB courses we offer are eligible for funding.


Our vehicle mounted crane training courses are accredited by RTITB and are conducted in accordance with LOLER (Lifting Equipment and Lifting Equipment Regulations) 1998, PUWER (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations) 1998 and in consultation with the guidelines laid down by LEEA (Lifting Equipment Engineers Association) as well as the relevant BS7121: Code of Practice for the Safe Use of Cranes and the ALLMI Code of Practice.

Course Content

Our HIAB lorry loader crane training courses cover the following areas:



At the end of the course each candidate receives a RTITB Lorry Loader Crane operators certificate of training and RTITB Operators Card.


In addition to the basic crane training we can also cover slinger/signaller training using general items of lifting equipment in use: