Lorry Mounted Crane Training

Accredited by the National Plant Operators Registration Scheme (NPORS) & Independent Training Standards Scheme & Register (ITSSAR), Pro Trainers UK provides quality training to those in need of Certificate of Competence and Achievement. The aim of our Industrial Reach Forklift training course is to provide the candidate with the essential knowledge and skill to perform his tasks to the highest level.

Lorry Mounted Crane  training courses last between 1-5 days depending upon the requirements of the participants (refresher courses, intensive courses etc.), with partakers developing essential skills like machine operation, health and safety, and accepted good practice.  Learn more about our Manchester based crane courses here.

During the course, participants will be encouraged to participate in practical demonstrations and exercises, as well as learning theory lessons to ensure their understanding of the material is comprehensive.


What is an Lorry Mounted Crane ?

Lorry Mounted Crane  have been used since the 1960’s to aid in the transportations of heavy warehousing, construction and landscape materials over long distances having the versatility of being attached to a HGV (Lorry) . Counterweighted via a HGV  to allow them to hold significant loads and locate in various positions, these cranes combine a number of components to provide safety and ease of use.

How long do Lorry Mounted Crane courses last?

This common question is not easily answered, as the answer lies in the existing training level of the participant. Pro Trainers UK are well versed in working with companies of all shapes and sizes, and can advise on the most suitable course duration on a bespoke basis.

Key facts

1-3 Day training course


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Assessment report

Pro Trainers UK follow a specific set of guidelines as determined by NPORS & ITSSAR to ensure your staff are trained to the highest standard. We utilise the following points to create an assessment report specific to the training course, creating confidence in knowing employees are competent in all course requirements.

tick Pre-Operational Checks: Engine Oil, Coolant, Fuel, Wheels & Tyres, Hydraulic Oil, Rams & Pipes, Controls, Brakes, Steering, Instruments, Stabilisers, Automatic Safe Load Indicator, Guards, Jib, Hooks, Slings, Attachments. Etc. TEST CERTIFICATES

tick Area/Site Checks: Assessed the risks to/from: other site personnel and vehicles – ground conditions – overhead obstructions – power lines – trees – soft verges – weather conditions etc

tick Load Safety: Weight – size – location – lifting points – distribution – loose – moving parts. Position the load safely – Check lifting equipment/attachments for serviceability

tick Safe Load Indicator: Checked / Monitor Safe Load Indicator Stabilisers, Fitted / Not Fitted Used / Not Used Understands and Explains Duty Chart

tick Loading/Unloading: Lifted and placed loads at varying heights and distances:-

To what height……………………..and to what distance…………………….. Loads/Unloads Vehicle. Checking operating radius, outriggers (stabilisers) State Loads Used……………………………………………………………………….

tick Attachments: Used the following special attachments in connection with loads State Attachments Used: Hook –  Clam – Grab Used Banksman/Signaller as necessary.

tick Transportation: Prepare crane for transportation, as per the manufacturer’s instructions. Ensure JIB and all stabilisers are securely stowed and locked.

tick End of Shift: Re-fuelled. Parked vehicle in safe area. Applied parking brake. Removed ignition key. Check for defects. Left vehicle safe and secure..