Loading and Lashing

COVID-19: All practical courses are running safely, according to current government guides

  • Safe and efficient lashing of cargo
  • Important concepts: tension angles, partition of forces pull forces
  • Different kinds of lashing materials
  • What lashing material to use
  • New techniques. (lashing bands, etc.)
  • Safe loading of vehicle
  • Strap inspections
  • Trailer inspection
  • Trailer bed inspection
  • Lashing down points
  • Ramps (as applicable)
  • Vehicle suitability checks
  • Lashing down equipment checks
  • Chain tensioner checks
  • Packing material
  • Wheel nuts checks
  • Tyres & pressure
  • External Condition checks
  • Weight capabilities on axle checks
  • Lashing down gear inspected prior to use checks
  • Vehicle lighting checks
  • Marker boards with vehicle (where applicable)
  • Visual inspection for defects
  • Where: at the client’s company/terminal
  • When: at client’s convenience
  • Duration: in consultation with client
  • How many trainees: maximum 6 persons


Loading and lashing courses are also available via a DRIVER CPC modular

With a large scale of driver standards, we deliver tailored courses to suit our customers’ needs. All our training falls in line with the ‘Governing Body Brittops’.

After successful completion of our training candidates will receive:

  • BRITTOp Approved certificate of basic training 
  • Plastic photo identification card (additional cost)
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If you or your business are looking for professional training, our dedicated team can discuss your individual requirements.