Sideloader Operator Training

Sideloaders are traditionally used for the movement of long & bulky loads, such as timber or tubing.

Course Content

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98
  • Operators Safety code
  • Battery maintenance & re-charging or re-fuelling and of Gas, Electric or Diesel Sideloader Forklift truck
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive and hydraulic controls of the Sideloader
  • Manoeuvring the Forklift Truck in open and confined areas
  • Stacking at different levels
  • De-stacking with laden and un-laden pallets
  • Loading and unloading lorries with the Sideloader

Course Assessment

Theoretical assessment of 5 open and 20 multiple choice questions, which can be conducted orally where language barriers or literacy difficulties exist.

Practical Test of basic operating skills, confirming skills taught on the Forklift training course.

Course Certification

On successful completion of your course you will receive an official certificate of competence.

How to Book

To book please call 01460 242400 & speak to our training professionals.