Trailer Training uk Ltd for driver HIAB driver training
Trailer Training uk Ltd for driver HIAB driver training

HIAB (Lorry Mounted Crane) Training Courses - Hampshire & Berkshire

Our HIAB training course is designed for those who wish to use lorry mounted loader cranes.


HIAB lorries can be hazardous and complex pieces of equipment, requiring technical knowledge and competent skill, as well as statutory qualifications.
Both employer and employee have obligations to comply with the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, as well as PUWER 98 & LOLER 98 regulations etc.
Professional instruction and a qualification will meet the requirements as laid down, and must be awarded by a governing body. Operator training must be arranged through a professional training centre, such as Trailer Training UK Ltd.


HIAB Course Options


Novice Operator
Duration: 2 Days
For operators who have never previously operated a lorry mounted crane.


Experienced Operator
Duration: 1 Day

For operators who have experience of a lorry mounted crane, but have no certification or their certificate is over 5 years old.

Renewal / Refresher
Duration: 1 Day
For experienced operators only, who’s certificate has expired and is between 3 & 5 years old.

Please note: There may be up to 3 candidates per 1 instructor. Additional
costs may apply for multiple operator registrations, as well as mileage charges for on-site training.



HIAB training is available at all of our sites using our equipment or on your site using your facilities and equipment. Courses are available six days a week (Monday to Saturday) at our Hampshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire driver training centres.


Course Aim

Candidates will develop the theoretical and practical knowledge to safely operate a lorry mounted crane. Qualifying them in lorry loader operations, they can then obtain their HIAB licence.


Elements Covered

  • Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and PUWER 98 & LOLER 98
  • Pre-use Checks on a Loader and Carrier
  • Attachments, Restraints and Load Security
  • Factors Affecting Stability and Mobility
  • Motive Controls and Hydraulic Controls
  • Operating in Open and Confined Areas


Upon Completion

Candidates will be registered onto the RTITB register of operators and issued with a photo ID card & certificate.

Tel: 0345 260 2508

Trailer Training uk Limited - Head Office

Clayfield Park

Main Road

Colden Common


Hants SO21 1TD

Tel: 0345 2602508



01962 677690



02381 661220



0163 5785220



01235 375220


Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 07:00 - 17:00

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