Lorry Mounted Loader (HIAB) Training

Courses for Lorry Mounted Loaders are approved by the HSE and accredited by ITSSAR. Operator courses include: Novice, Experienced Operator, Refresher and Conversion (from one type of lorry loader to another).

All courses are designed to train individuals in the basic skill requirements and safety aspects of basic lorry loader operation.

Equipment covered:

  • Front Mounted
  • Rear Mounted
  • Mid Mounted
  • Bed Moving
  • Standard Hook
  • Brick Clamp
  • Clam Shell
  • Manual/Remote Control

Your course will include:

  • Responsibility of the operator
  • Basic Hydraulic Systems
  • Daily Safety Checks
  • Safety Devices
  • Load Indicators
  • Site/Highway Safety
  • Operating Rules & Procedures
  • Safe Working Loads
  • Stability
  • Hydraulic Controls
  • Correct Siting of Vehicle
  • Safe Operating Practices & Procedures
  • Practical Examination
  • Knowledge Examination


ITSSAR Accredited Certification meeting HSE requirements.


Operator 1-2 days depending on numbers and experience.


  • Instructor course
  • Conversion (other type of Lorry Loader)


Members: £220 per day + Expenses – Max 3 people

Non-Members: £225 per day + Expenses – Max 3 people

Costs vary depending on the number of delegates, current experience and other factors. Please contact us on 0844 815 9981 or email: bwf@bwf.org.uk

To arrange a quote for training please complete and return the BWF Training Needs Assessment Form