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Prepare for, and Sling Regular Loads


Why do a Prepare for, and sling regular loads course with TR Driver Training?

  • A theory and practical based course designed to allow people looking to obtain their Truck Loader Crane qualification.
  • This course is a pre-requisite unit for unit standard 16617 Use a truck loader crane to lift and place regular loads.
  • You will be professionally trained by qualified and experienced instructors.
  • Train at one of our nationwide venues or at you own site.  
Prepare for and Sling regular loads

Course Aim

To produce operators who can;

  • Identify on site hazards and apply controls.
  • Understand and deliver lift plans.
  • Select lifting equipment and prepare loads for lifting.
  • Demonstrate knot tying for tag lines.        

Course Structure & Duration

  • Duration 6 - 8 hours.
  • Made up of 3 hrs of theory and up to 5 hrs of practical experience slinging and preparing loads.
  • Courses can be structured to meet company specific needs.


Equipment Requirements - Clients to supply:

  • Certified lift equipment (slings/ chain slings/ shackles).
  • Cones, barriers to secure training area.
  • 2 different types of loads.
  • Training room adequate for the size of the course.
  • TR Driver Training is able to source vehicles at extra cost if required.

Unit Standard Covered

  • Unit 30072 Prepare for and sling regular loads.

Course Numbers

  • Minimum of 2 maximum of 6 trainees to one instructor.

Course Fees

  • As this course is normally tailored to company / organisation requirement – please contact us for a quotation.

This course is scheduled and tailored to your specific requirements.
Please use the "ENQUIRE NOW" button to contact us to arrange a session.



We’re happy to custom build a training programme to suit your needs. We can also run a private course at your premises (Minimum of 6 people).