HTF Skills Academy

About Our HIAB Lorry Loader Course

Our course, delivered in Wakefield is known for enhancing precision and safety in industrial environments, set the golden standard in the industry, equipping you with the skill set required to handle a range of HIAB equipment efficiently. Let’s take a deeper look into what these courses entail:

Tailored Course Levels: Whether you’re just starting out or looking to refresh your skills, we have something for everyone – novice, experienced, and refresher courses tailored to your experience level.

Industry-Standard Training: As an ALLMI-approved training provider, we adhere to stringent industry standards, giving you a globally recognized qualification.

Hands-on Experience: Learn through practical modules focusing on different attachments and foster mastery in crane operations.

Course Outline

Legal Compliance:

  • Understand key legislation related to crane operations.

Crane Familiarisation:

  • Introduction to Loader Crane components and functionalities.

Safety Procedures:

  • Pre-operational Checks and Maintenance for safe crane operation.
  • Equipment and attachments for various lifting applications.

Operational Skills:

  • Crane Siting and Use of Stabiliser Legs for optimal safety.
  • Controls and Preparation for Use procedures.
  • Safe lifting techniques, operation, and post-operation stowing.

Roles for Lorry Loaders:

Trainees on the HTF Lorry Loaders course can progress into roles such as Material Handlers, Crane Operators, and Local Delivery Drivers.

  • Material Handlers require training in loader crane operations, lifting equipment/attachments, and safe stowing practices.
  • Crane Operators, on the other hand, need comprehensive training in all course modules to handle loader crane operations effectively, including various attachments and safe crane operation.
  • Local Delivery Drivers need training to ensure legal compliance during transportation activities and proficiency in using loader crane components for loading and unloading goods.

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HTF Skills Academy in Wakefield

Our Recommended Courses

We highly recommend our courses for individuals aspiring to become certified Lorry Loaders with experience with HIAB attachments: 

Novice Lorry Loader Course

2 Day Course

Designed for beginners, this course offers a blend of practical training and theoretical knowledge, tested in assessments that lead to an ALLMI accredited qualification.


  • Full practical training and theoretical instruction.
  • Assessments for skill validation.
  • ALLMI accredited qualification.



HTF Skills Academy

5 Star Rated Training

At HTF Skills Academy, we are proud to provide the highest quality HIAB, Forklift and Slinger training.

Lee Shaw
Highly knowledgable, well informed. Comfortable surroundings. Great equipment and skills.
andrew seddon
Graham is an excellent instructor, who makes the training interesting and also shares his extensive knowledge of the industry. He has trained some of our employees, in the use of hiabs and flts, both novice and experienced operators. As a company we would have no hesitation in recommending, his training services.
Trev Walker
Excellent service, Graham went above and beyond to provide the best service possible.
Lee Hart
Fantastic guys and great service. Loved doing my HIAB Training here. Would highly recommend.

HTF Skills Academy in Wakefield

About HTF Training

At HTF Skills Academy, we are committed to delivering a learning experience that is both enriching and empowering, setting a solid foundation for your future endeavours in the industry in Wakefield. Your pathway to becoming a skilled Lorry Loader begins here at the HTF Skills Academy. With a well-rounded course outline and hands-on experience facilitated by industry veterans, we set the stage for you to excel in your role as a Lorry Loader.

Take the decisive step towards a promising career by enrolling in our Lorry Loader Course today in Wakefield. Let’s lift your skills to new heights, ensuring safety and efficiency in every lift.

HTF Skills Academy in Wakefield

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