Lorry Loader/HIAB Training

Course Overview:

This course will give you foundation training and assessment in operating a lorry loader.

This course is offered as a CPCS, NPORS or NTSSOwn Course. Click on the accreditation type above for more information.

The CPCS Code for this course is A36.

Course Content:

Upon completion of this course the delegates will be able to:

  • 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.

Once you have completed your training you will undertake your test day – click the appropriate link below for more information and what to expect on your test day.

CPCS Test Day          NPORS Test Day         NTSS In-house Test Day

Course Duration:

Novice (recommended for delegates that have had some, limited or no experience with the machine): 1 to 2 days

Refresher (recommended if the delegate is experienced with the machine.  Refresher training will help to iron out any bad habits.): 1 day

Test only (Recommended only if the delegate has recently undertaken a similar qualification in a different accreditation.  No training or help will be given on the day.): 1 day

Course Criteria: If you wish to undertake the CPCS training option you will need to have passed the health, safety & environment touch screen test within the last 2 year


CPCS courses can only be held at our accredited training centre.

NPORS & NTSS/CTA Courses can be delivered at the NTSS Ltd training centre or at your premises as a dedicated course if you have the required equipment and suitable training environment.


Delegates successfully completing the course will receive either a CPCS Red Trained Operator card, an NPORS Certification or our NTSS/CTA Certificate of Attendance depending on the course you have chosen.

How to Book/Upcoming Courses:

If we have courses scheduled they will be displayed below.  To make a general enquiry about this course, or get a quote, complete the enquiry form below.


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