Lifting Equipment Inspection Course

Globally Renowned Lifting Equipment Inspection Course

Lifting Equipment Inspection Course 1-2 Day

The core of Lloyds British International is providing lifting equipment inspections in accordance with LOLER 1998 and other applicable international legislation. So who better to teach delegates wether experienced or not how to correctly inspect portable lifting equipment! Our Lifting Equipment Inspection training is globally renowned as being one of the best and most in depth "loler inspection" courses available. 100's of organisations across the globe trust us with their training requirements ,wether it's the lifting equipment inspection course or rope access training. 

The aim of the lifting equipment inspection course is to teach persons an overview of the examination process of in-service portable lifting equipment as required by Lifting Operations Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 along with other relevant legislation.. The course also looks at the documentation required and the various inspection techniques and rejection criteria of portable lifting equipment.


The Lloyds British International lifting equipment inspection course is designed in order to Designed to teach delegates the technical aspects of and thorough examination of lifting accessories and manual appliances. The course also covers the reporting processes such as the preparation of certificates and a series of assessments that cover and ensure a specific degree of competence to international and local legislation standards.


Statutory Legislative Requirements:

  • The Health & Safety at Work Law in relation to Lifting Equipment Inspections.
  • Powers of the Inspectorate
  • British and European Standards
  • The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (An overview) The Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (An overview) Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (An overview) HSE Guidance Notes

Portable Lifting Equipment Examination / Inspection :

  • Chain Slings / Master Links & Assemblies
  • Wire Rope Slings
  • Eyebolts
  • Swivel Hoist Rings
  • Shackles
  • Lifting and Pulling Machines
  • Man-Made Webbing Slings
  • Beam Clamps
  • Manual Chain Blocks / Hoists
  • Lever Hoists (Pull-lifts)
  • Jacks: Defamation, wear
  • Rigging Screws


  • Tagging
  • Colour Coding
  • Reporting Defective Equipment
  • Quarantine

Methods of Testing (Overview Only)

  • Proof Load Testing
  • Determining Safe Working Loads
  • Factors of Safety
  • Destructive and Non-Destructive Testing (MPI/NDT)

Reporting Procedures

  • Defective equipment register
  • Manufacturer’s criteria
  • Company procedures / protocols Purpose of Quarantine locker


  • Thorough Examination and Conformity Certificates Manufactures instructions


On Completion of the trainees will have an understanding of:

  • 3.1 Their statutory duties under relevant legislation pertaining to lifting equipment
  • 3.2 The methods of inspection and testing
  • 3.3. The rejection criteria of portable lifting equipment listed within the syllabus
  • 3.4 The relationship between the Proof Load and the Safe Working Load
  • 3.5 The requirements of Test Certificates / Certificates of Conformity and Registers
  • 3.6 The requirement for the keeping of records
  • 3.7 The role of the Competent Person (Portable Lifting Equipment Inspection)


On completion of the trainees will be able to:

  • 4.1 Identify defective portable lifting equipment
  • 4.2 An understanding of the rejection criteria of defective portable lifting equipment
  • 4.3 Have an understanding of damaged equipment registers
  • 4.4 Have an understanding of the certification that should be with lifting equipment
  • 4.5 Their role and responsibilities as a competent person in accordance with legislation
  • 4.6 Planned maintenance of portable lifting equipment in accordance with legislation (LOLER 1998)
  • 4.7 Completed a theory and practical assessment

Who is the Lifting Equipment Inspection Training Designed For?

This training course is designed for personnel who are involved with the issue, purchasing and receiving back in of portable lifting equipment and involved in carrying out planned maintenance and inspection of in-use portable lifting equipment. This course does not give delegates the skills to carry out 6 monthly thorough examinations.

What Now?

Should you wish to attend the lifting equipment inspection course. Please get in touch with one of Lloyds British Internationals expert team members by using the contact form below. Lloyds British International offer the following lifting equipment inspection Training in Ghana, Uganda, Kuwait and Bahrain.

What is a Lifting Equipment Inspection Course ?

The lifting equipment inspection course is for those who are in charge of a workplace that requires lifting equipment and those who are involved lifting operations as part of their job role. It is designed to provide both employers and employees with a strong understand on how different lifting accessories are used within the workplace but also how to inspect them in accordance with LOLER 1998. 

Why Would i take a Lifting Equipment Inspection Training?

You would take this training course if involved in the issue, purchasing and receiving back of portable lifting equipment,  involved in carrying out planned maintenance and inspection of in-use portable lifting equipment.

Where is the Lifting Equipment Inspection Course Available?

Lloyds British International’s international over the years have built up a strong network of trainers and facilities which allows us to offer our bespoke lifting equipment inspection training course across the globe. We can mobilise in an instance in order to meet customers requirements. We offer our Lifting Equipment Inspection Training in house at the following locations ; Ghana, Uganda, Rwanda, Kuwait and Bahrain.


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