Loading Shovel Training Course

This KTC Safety Loading Shovel Training Course is aimed at providing operators with the skills and knowledge required to safely operate these machines which are used for loading materials, etc. This is an assessed course which will enable the learner to understand the principles of Loading Shovels, understand the possible hazards and manage health and safety.

Loading Shovel Training Course Aim:

The aim of this Loading Shovel Training Course is for experienced persons who drive loading shovels in quarries, gravel pits, saw mills etc. who require underpinning knowledge to operate the machine safely and gain certification.

Loading Shovels Training Course Content:

  • Introduction
  • Site safety Awareness
  • How to operate the machine safely and effectively
  • Health and Safety Legislation
  • Pre shift and daily inspection
  • Starting and stopping the machine
  • Using different Attachments/log handler/high tip buckets
  • Loading onto hoppers/lorries
  • Grading/Excavating/ practical skills assessment


KTC Safety Providing Loading Shovel Training Courses in Ireland

Duration: 1 Day

Training Times: 8.00a.m.-4.30 p.m.

Loading Shovel Training Course Certification:

Theory and Practical Examination
On successful completion of this Loading Shovels Training Course candidates will be awarded with a KTC Card and a KTC Certificate.

Loading Shovels Training Course Prerequisites:

  • Minimum of 6 months operation experience
  • One Passport Size Photograph
  • Safe Pass course completed
  • PPE (personal protective equipment) i.e. hard hat, high vis vest, steel capped boots, gloves.


KTC Health & Safety – Nationwide Training Courses

Kearney Training and Consultancy Ltd provide LANTRA Approved Abrasive Wheels Training Courses throughout Ireland. We are based at our strategically located Approved Training Centre in Portlaoise, County Laois, just 45 minutes from Dublin. We also cater for, and provide a wide range of courses including LANTRA awarded Safety Training Courses in Antrim, Armagh, Carlow, Cavan, Clare, Cork, Derry, Donegal, Down, Dublin, Fermanagh, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, Leitrim, Limerick, Longford, Louth, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Roscommon, Sligo, Tipperary, Tyrone, Waterford, Westmeath, Wexford and Wicklow.

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