What is the purpose of this course?
The Load and unload plant course provides workers with the required skills and knowledge to load and unload mobile plant in the civil construction industry. Training is also required to minimise the risks to health and safety of any person required to load and unload plant.
The training course includes: Plan and prepare plant for loading, load plant on to transport vehicle, trailer or float, plan and prepare to unload plant and unload plant
About the course
This is a complete course for beginner and advanced workers alike. They will learn the latest regulation, skills, training and understanding to safely load and unload mobile plant. This is a competency based training course that will keep working with participants for additional periods of time to help participants achieve the required competency.
Licensing, Legislative, Regulatory Considerations
While there are no licencing requirements for loading and unloading plant, a person conducting a business or undertaking must ensure that information, training and instruction provided to a worker is suitable and adequate having regard to:
- the nature of the work carried out by the worker
- the nature of the risks associated with the work at the time of the information, training and instruction, and
- the control measures implemented.
The training provided must be readily understandable by any person to whom it is provided.
A person conducting a business or undertaking must not direct or allow a worker to carry out construction work unless the worker has successfully completed general construction induction training.