Mobile and Lorry Loading Crane

Course Aim

To equip candidates with the skills and understanding to operate Mobile and Lorry Mounted Cranes in a safe and efficient manner.

Course objectives and learning outcomes

By the end of the course the successful candidate will be able to:

  • Operate the Crane across a range of activities to a recognised standard.
  • Identify Hazards-Understand the principles of Risk Assessments and know the relevance of statutory regulations, ACOPS and guidance documents.
  • Understand the lay out and use of controls
  • Carry out inspections and servicing of Crane and Lifting Tackle
  • Know types of Configuration, Terminology and Design Features of Crane.
  • Know types of Slings and Lifting Tackle
  • Know Slinging Methods and Signal Code
  • Identify and know the use and limitations of ancillary equipment
  • Know Safety Practices and Safety Checks
  • Be able to complete Records, Logs and Safety Check Sheets


  • 40 Written/Oral Multi Choice questions (Learning Outcome)
  • Practical Test
  • 25 Multi Choice questions (Site Safety Awareness, Construction use only)


  • National Plant Operators Registration Scheme (NPORS Mobile and Lorry Mounted Cranes)
  • (2) Construction Plant Competence Scheme