Low Loader/Load Security Course

Load Security (Low Loader) Training Course Aim:

This one day Load Security Training Course is designed for those who are required to transport heavy machinery on Low Loaders etc. This Load Security course will provide participants with the knowledge, skills and attitude to enable operatives to secure loads in a competent and safe manner.

Load Security Course Content:

  • Explanation of Forces
  • Load restraint
  • Forces Affecting Vehicles in Motion
  • Responsibility of Operator, Driver, Loader
  • Legislative – EN12195;
    EN 12195-1 Calculation of lashing forces
    EN 12195-2 Web lashings manufactured from synthetic fibres
    EN 12195-3 Lashing chains
    EN 12640 Lashing points
  • Suitability of Vehicle
  • Anchor Points
  • Restraint Equipment
  • Load Securing Equipment
  • Equipment inspection
  • Securing Techniques – plant machinery and various items
  • Safety During Loading/Unloading
  • Calculating Lashing capacity required

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Duration: 1 Day

Training Times: 8.00 – 16:30

Load Security (Low Loader) Training Course Assessment:

Theory and Practical Examination

Load Security (Low Loader) Training Course Certification:

On successful completion of Load Security training course candidates will be awarded a KTC Ltd card.

Load Security Low Loader Training Course Prerequisites:

  • 6 months operational experience
  • One passport size photograph
  • PPS Number
  • Personal Protective Equipment (Hard Hat, High Visibility Vest, Safety Boots, Gloves)


The course is delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practical training. Our Load Security Training and assessment programme enables experienced drivers to gain the necessary training. Successful Load Security Loader Training course candidates get certified after demonstrating their skills and knowledge.


KTC – training courses

KTC has one of the largest dedicated training centres in the Ireland. At KTC we have the training experience with a highly skilled team to meet your needs. We also provide training in: CSCS Machinery, Quarrying, Retail, Education, Transport, Agricultural and many more areas.

Our purpose built headquarters are in Portlaoise, Co. Laois.


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