Loading Shovel (Tracked & Wheeled)

Syllabus | Duration | Instructor Machinery Ratio | Attachment Training

The Loading Shovel Course (Tracked & Wheeled) will provide the Trainee with good theory knowledge and practical skills in loading activities and procedures.

The operative will be aware of limitations and stability of the shovel loader and the importance of pre-start checks.



The basic course syllabus includes...

Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 & ACOPS

Site Safety – Area Hazards – PPE

Pre-Start Checks – Stability – Safe Working Load – Rated Capacity

Manoeuvring – Stop / Start – Use of Controls & Observation

Shovel Use & Lifting – Loading Techniques

Practical Work Uses

Pre-Start Check Test

Practical Test

Theory Test

Course closing summary



As with all our courses, we will adapt the course to suit the experience and number of candidates on the course, which may affect the duration.

Refresher Course: 1 day

Semi Experienced Course: 3 days

Novice Operative Course: 4 days


Instructor Machinery Ratio

This course has an instructor – trainee – machinery ratio of...

3 x Trainees

1 x Instructor

1 x Loading Shovel


Attachment Training

We also offer attachment training for the loading shovel and all plant machinery types, please contact us for further details...

Manual Handling


Slinging Techniques

Brush Sweeper



Snow Plow

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