Loading Shovel Training

Construction and Plant

Loading Shovel Training

Who is this for?

This training course is designed to develop operators skills and knowledge to safely operate a loading shovel.

Loading Shovel Training course:

The Loading Shovel course can be delivered as an assessment, refresher or novice level dependant on experience and under 4 awarding bodies. Grants may be available under the CITB scheme if you are a levy payer

Course content:

The Loading Shovel training course will train candidates in the operational skills and knowledge required to safely and effectively operate wheeled loading shovels. On completion of this training course candidates will effectively and safely operate the loading shovel to industry recognised standards.

Course Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Duties and responsibilities
  • Hazards and risks associated to loading shovel operations
  • Theory of safe operation and vehicle loading
  • Precautions prior to ground penetration
  • Pre-use inspection, running checks and record keeping
  • Loading shovel controls and safety devices
  • Access and egress from drivers compartment
  • Preparing the vehicle for travel
  • Dynamics of loading shovel stability
  • Importance of good housekeeping during loading shovel operations
  • Safe vehicle loading procedures
  • Stock pile operations
  • Below ground excavation and formation work
  • Backfill, levelling and grading operations
  • Parking and isolation procedures


1 – 5 Days depending on previous experience


C&G Services (Europe) Ltd – BS EN ISO 9001:2008

Training can also be delivered under the following accreditations:
Grouped Plant
CPCS – Code A21
LANTRA – Code LAA2103
NPORS – N209

For more information about this course fill out the form below or call us on 01453 826781

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