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Trainees will be able to apply theory and skills in lifting and placing loads with a truck mounted crane through theory and practical experience.

  • Complete a pre use inspection of a sidelifter and ancillary equipment (if fitted).
  • Ensure site safety. 
  • Load a container from the ground onto a sidelifter vehicle. 
  • Unload a container from a sidelifter vehicle onto the ground.
  • Transfer a container from one vehicle to another.


  • One suitable vehicle with sidelifter.
  • One suitable vehicle or trailer to receive a loaded container.
  • One container loaded to at least 50% of the safe working load of the sidelifter.

Vehicles and equipment can be supplied for an extra cost