Lantra Level 4 Award in Thorough Examination of Arboricultural Lifting Equipment (LOLER)
Under the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) all equipment that is used to lift or lower a load must be thoroughly examined by a qualified, competent person every six months.
Our LOLER Training course will take you through the fundamental requirements needed in order to work towards compliance with the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998. To assure you of its quality, our course is Lantra Training followed by City & Guilds NPTC Assessment at the end, you will be awarded a certificate & skills card upon completion.
To achieve this qualification you will be assessed on the following:
Understanding of and compliance with legislation pertaining to the examination of arboricultural lifting equipment.
Your ability to produce a report of thorough examination.
Understanding of equipment inspection and fault diagnosis.
Understanding of terminology for the thorough examination of lifting equipment.
Understanding of lifting equipment configurations.
The City & Guilds NPTC Assessment covers 2 units: Candidates must successfully achieve all assessment activities in the following units:
Unit 01 Principles Of “Thorough Examination” Of Arboricultural Equipment (This unit takes the form of a 1.5 hour written examination paper)
- Understand the legislation and other official guidance relating to the examination of arboricultural equipment
- Understand the definition and status of a “competent person” under LOLER
- Identify the range of lifting and lowering equipment appropriate to working at height in arboricultural operations
- Understand the requirements for operator pre-use checks, inspection and record keeping
- Identify different categories of equipment and their appropriate examination intervals
- Recognise appropriate marking of equipment to identify individual items
- Correctly identify levels of wear and damage in a range of arboricultural equipment
- Understand the forces within rigging systems and components
Unit 02 – “Thorough Examination” Of Arboricultural Equipment (This unit takes the form of a 2 hour practical test, thoroughly examining ten items of arboricultural lifting and lowering equipment)
- Record the findings of the “thorough examination” using the appropriate forms
- Make recommendations for future use and inspection or retirement of equipment, according to findings
Industry experience is important, usually 3-5 years aerial treework using a variety of climbing and rigging equipment.
£615 per candidate including VAT & NPTC Assessment