Load & Unload Plant Training Course

Load and Unload Plant


This course is designed for students to gain the skills and qualifications to load and unload plant for the Civil Construction, Mining, Building, Facilities and Asset Management industries. We offer competitive pricing on all our courses and are happy to negotiate where more than one course or more than one student will be completing the course.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) can be offered providing suitable evidence is supplied. Discuss this with our support staff prior to beginning the course. Upon completion of the course you will be provided with a Photo identification card detailing your qualifications and a certificate demonstrating a Statement of Attainment (SOA)

Foundation Skills required

This section describes those pre-requisite language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential to performance.


Identifies and interprets relevant information from workplace procedures, documentation, legislation and regulations


Identifies and comprehends relevant mathematical information in relation to equipment operating capacities

Course Outline

1.Prepare to load and unload plant
1.1 Access, interpret and apply load handling documentation to ensure work activity is compliant
1.2 Obtain, interpret, clarify and confirm work requirements
1.3 Identify hazards and environmental issues, assess the risks and implement control measures in line with workplace policies
1.4 Select and wear personal protective equipment required for work activities
1.5 Obtain and display signage, and erect barriers to isolate the loading and unloading site from general traffic flow in line with safe work practices
2. Load the plant in line with established requirements
2.1 Confirm the dimensions and capacity of the float or trailer to safely carry the plant
2.2 Select tools and loading equipment in line with work requirements
2.3 Identify faults, and rectify or report prior to commencement of work, within scope of own responsibility and according to workplace procedures
2.4 Confirm preparation procedures of the plant for transportation has been completed
2.5 Place and secure loading aids in line with workplace procedures
2.6 Confirm the loading procedure with operator and/or guide before loading commences
2.7 Move the plant item onto the trailer or float and halt at the designated position as per workplace procedures
2.8 Secure plant to trailer or float in line with workplace procedures

3. Unload the plant in line with established requirements
3.1 Confirm the unloading procedure with operator and guide before unloading commences
3.2 Place and secure unloading aids, including ramps, in accordance with the trailer or float specifications
3.3 Slacken securing devices and remove according to workplace procedures
3.4 Move the plant item off the trailer or float and halt at the designated position
3.5 Stow loading aids including ramps, bridging materials and securing devices as per workplace procedures

exerpt from – https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/RIIHAN308F