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IPAF Loading and Unloading

Course Snapshot

  • Max No. Delegates 4
  • Validity 60 Months

Additional Course Notes

For dates for this course, please call 01752 485303

Course fees (exc VAT)

£365.00 + £35.00 IPAF digital cert/card and reg fee
For dates for this course, please call 01752 485303

Course Aims

To instruct an operator in the correct safety procedures for the loading, unloading and securing of plant machinery prior to or following transportation by road.
At the end of the course the operator will:
  • Be aware of the relevant health and safety regulations
  • Be aware of accident prevention and control measures
  • Be aware of the needs with regard to personal protection equipment and regulations
  • Be able to safety load, unload and secure different types of machinery onto the body of a suitable vehicle ready for transportation legally on the public highway

IPAF Certification
Important - please note: All candidates who undertake IPAF training and pass will get their license and/or certification digitally through IPAF's new app, ePAL. In addition, the Co-ordinator of the booking will receive a digital copy.

The app is available on Apple iOS and Android apps (search ePAL).
We request that delegates download this app to their smart phone ahead of the course.

Course Entry Requirements

Candidates must hold a valid IPAF operator qualification and the correct vocational driving licence for the vehicle they wish to transport the MEWPs with.

Literacy and language comprehension are important requirements on all courses.

Any physical impairment or literacy issues should be discussed with LTC Training Services prior to making a booking so we can best accommodate your needs.

Course Content

  • Introduction and Housekeeping
  • Legal duties and law
  • Types and suitability of vehicles used for moving load
  • Inspection of vehicle to be used for transportation
  • Inspection of load/item to be transported
  • Risk assessment
  • Appropriate PPE
  • Cite of vehicle ready to load
  • Method of loading
  • Position of load on vehicle
  • Marking of large loads
  • Types of securing equipment and use
  • How to secure load on body
  • Safety checks before transportation
  • Positioning vehicle for loading
  • Method of unloading
  • Leaving machine when off loaded
  • Multiple loads
  • Safety checks before leaving site
  • Multi-choice question paper
  • Practical training/assessment
  • Course review and appraisal

Who will benefit

This course is aimed at personnel who will be loading or unloading heavy plant machinery including MEWPS, dumpers, excavators, telehandlers etc. Applicants must hold a current PAL Card or operator licence.