Cargo Securing, Transport Packing and Safe Loading Training - Course Details

Course intro:

This Cargo securing, transport packing and safe loading training course, is a 6 hr course with a max of 10 per course, designed to provide trainees with knowledge and skills necessary for securing, transport packing and safe loading or cargo pre transport. The course involves theory, practical, video and an assessment for each learner.

Please note this course is delivered as in-house training with a practical part which must be observed and all attendees participate in.

This course is presented by an experienced Road Safety Expert


Course content

  • Housekeeping and Health and Safety
  • Introduction & Objectives setting
  • Legislation and common mistakes made when securing loads
  • Safe operating practices/Work Instructions and local policy
  • Load distribution
  • Securing techniques
  • How to¬† interpret chain and strap labels
  • How to calculate the restraining forces required for any load
  • How to calculate the correct number of lashings required
  • Minimum standards for lashing points
  • Mechanical Machinery stability
  • Curtains, and headboards on trailers
  • Practical training/Video
  • Competence testing
  • Questions and Evaluations


Intended audience

This Cargo securing, transport packing and safe loading course is designed for staff who secure and stack loads for transport.


Entry requirements

Minimum age- 18 years old

Minimum English requirements: Leaners must be able to understand and convey the concepts contained in the programme content.