Side loader Training

The Sideloader operator training course will give you the skills to operate the truck safely and efficiently, carry out a pre-use inspection and recall and explain the causes of truck and load instability.

This course covers, but is not limited to, the following areas:

  • Controls and instruments
  • Starting/moving/stopping and steering the truck
  • Operation of hydraulic controls
  • Battery care and maintenance
  • Refuelling the machine
  • Recharging LPG cylinders
  • Load handling and operation in confined areas
  • Weight assessment
  • Industrial racking loading and unloading

 

Course Durations (for 3 people):

  • Novice candidate: 37.5hours
  • Experienced (but untrained) candidate: 20 hours
  • Refresher (recommended every 3 years) candidate: 7.5 hours
  • Conversion candidate: 15 hours

 

Last year over 280 people completed and passed RTITB sideloader training and testing and achieved their internationally recognised RTITB Certificate of Basic Operator Training.