Loading Shovels

The Loading Shovel is commonly used in industry outside for construction, waste management or landscaping use. Operators of the Loading Shovel are required to hold a certificate of training which shows they have attended a training course and passed a test to a set national standard.


  • Dependent upon skill level, experience and the number of candidates.

How to Book

  • To book Loading Shovel training at a commercial premises - call the sales team on 01964 529006 or complete our on-line contact us form

Course Venue

  • Commercial/ Private premises with access to a Loading Shovel.

Note: This course has been approved by the relevant accrediting bodies and complies with both the Health & Safety Executives Guidance HSG6 & Approved Code of Practice L117.

Course Content

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98
  • Operators Safety code
  • Refuelling, Battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Pre-use checks on a Loading Shovel
  • Factors affecting stability of a Loading Shovel
  • Motive controls & Hydraulic controls
  • Operating in open and confined areas
  • Manoeuvring a Loading Shovel on different terrains
  • Lorry Loading and unloading
  • Backfilling
  • Rated Capacity

Course Certification:

  • Certificate - no extra charge

All prices are subject to vat