HIAB / Lorry Mounted Crane – Novice

This course is designed for people who have never used an HIAB. On successful completion candidates will be qualified to operate 'Hook and Sling' type Lorry Crane vehicles.

Course Duration

Varies depending number of candidates

Course Dates

See below or contact Office (01449 722400)

Examination Date

On last day of training


Stowmarket Training Centre

Course Content


  • Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Planning your job
  • Stability of Lorry Loader
  • Hazards on Construction sites – Electricity and Lorry Loaders
  • The do`s and don`ts of Lorry Loader operation


  • An introduction to the machine and controls
  • Pre-Use checks and Maintenance
  • Positioning the Lorry Loader
  • Lifting and Transporting a load nearby
  • Lifting and transporting a load from a distance
  • Basic Hand Signals
  • Basic Slinging (hook attachment)
  • Both below elements if required would be carried out at the customer premise;
  • Stacking Loads (brick clamp attachement)
  • Bucket Work and Tipping (bucket grab attachment)


£450.00+ VAT per candidate subject to minimum candidate requirements

AiTT upload certification if required £12.00 + VAT