Grapple Loader Training, Grappleloader Training, Lantra Training

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Grapple Loader – Forestry Lantra ITA

Any lifting operation can be very hazardous unless the correct equipment and working practices are employed; this is the responsibility of the operator. By applying knowledge, understanding correctly and working within the regulations operators can guarantee safe and successful operation of a Grapple Loader.

Who is it for?

Anyone who uses or will be using a grapple loader in timber work. The 1 day course is for operators who have had prior formal training to be brought up to speed with current legislation and procedures, iron out any bad practice and hone skills.  The 2 day course is for semi-experienced operators wanting to update knowledge and skills.  The 3 day course is for novices wanting to acquire the skills to operate a grapple loader safely.

Course Sessions

  • Health and safety
  • Components used in lifting operations
  • Attachments and accessories
  • Safe working load
  • Risk management
  • The landing area
  • The lifting plan
  • Signalling
  • Pre-use checks
  • Loading timber
  • Grapple loader use with tipping body vehicles and trailers
  • Electricity
  • Permit to work
  • Lifting accessories
Grapple Loader – Forestry Course

Course summary

  • Title: Grapple Loader – Forestry
  • Cost: Price on application

    Prices may vary depending on location and/or numbers.
  • Duration: 1 to 3 days depending on experience.

Learners will require...

  • Work boots
  • Helmet
  • Safety glasses
  • Ear defenders
  • Work gloves
  • Waterproofs

This is a Lantra ITA course

This means the training and assessment is carried out during the course by your instructor. You will receive both a certificate of training and an ID card (if you provide a photo!) This method saves time and is usually cheaper although the level of training is identical to Independent Assessment.