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IPAF Load & Unload Training

Load and Unload Training Programme


The target group is any person(s) who, as part of their working duties are involved in loading.


To instruct the Operator in the correct safety procedures for the loading, unloading and securing of plant machinery prior to or following transportation by road


At the end of the instruction the candidates will be able to:

  • Be aware of the relevant health and safety legislation
  • Be aware of accident prevention and control measures
  • Be aware of the needs with regard to Personnel Protection Equipment (PPE) and requirements
  • Be able to safely load, unload and secure different types of machinery onto the body of a suitable vehicle ready for transportation legally on the public highway

Course Content

  • Introduction
  • Laws and standards
  • Risk assessment
  • Vehicle types
  • Vehicle load
  • Loading
  • Securing
  • Unloading
  • Summary
  • Any Questions
  • Theory test
  • Practical session and assessment
  • Course review

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