Lorry Loader Training Course

A36 Lorry Loader
Course Aims: The NPORS N107 course aims to provide the candidate with a thorough practical and theory training in operating a Lorry Loader in order to to enable the candidate to pass the NPORS Theory and Practical Tests.
Course ContentThrough a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual with the lorry loader will be able to:

  • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator.
  • Name and explain the purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology.
  • Confirm with manufacturer’s requirements as per the operator’s handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation.
  • Explain all relevant documentation.
  • Undertake all pre – use checks on the host vehicle and loader crane.
  • Configure the vehicle and loader crane ready for travel.
  • Travel the vehicle to an area of work.
  • Maneuver in confined spaces.
  • Position and configure the vehicle and loader crane for lifting duties
  • Deploy the stabilizers to specification
  • Explain action required for hazards, underground and overhead services
  • Program/set – up and/or comply with Rated Capacity Indicators or Load Moment Indicators for lifting duties.
  • Identify weights and centers of gravity of loads.
  • Lift various loads using the full radius and slewing capabilities of the loader crane.
  • Place loads accurately at designated positions including on/into and from the vehicle.
  • Explain the use of, types and fitting of boom extensions.
  • Minimize the swinging loads.
  • Secure loads on or in the vehicle.
  • Explain different types of lifting accessories compatible with loader crane use.
  • Maintain safe working situations.
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures.
Course RequirementAll visitors must report to reception on arrival and follow site safety rules at all times.

There are no catering facilities on site, so delegates need to provide their own lunch. There are tea and coffee facilities available.

Candidates must bring and wear their PPE on site for plant testing. They must also bring signature and photographic identification as required for all testing.

Examination BoardEstablished in 1992, the National Plant Operators Registration Scheme is now one of the UK’s leading Accreditation and Registration Bodies, working across the Construction, Industrial, Utilities, Warehousing and Distribution, Agricultural, Ports and Marine sectors.

NPORS offers flexibility, whilst maintaining standards, both nationally and internationally by working with industry and Accredited Training Providers.

AssessmentTo achieve the NPORS Operators Card candidates must pass both the NPORS Theory and Practical Test.
Refresher / Re-qualification InformationOnce you have achieved your NPORS Operator Card it lasts for 3 years.
See also: Plant NPORS Cranes and Specialist Lifting