LOLER Inspection Training Course

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LOLER Inspection Course 3 Day

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.  These in service lifting equipment inspection's are often referred to as a LOLER Inspection. LOLER Inspections are essential in ensuring the continued safety and efficiency of equipment such as cranes, forklifts, loose tackle. The course also looks at the documentation required and the various inspection techniques and rejection criteria of portable lifting equipment.

Statutory Legislative Requirements:

Portable Lifting Equipment Examination / LOLER Inspection Training :

  • 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 LOLER Inspection Course 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 LOLER Inspection course 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 Course 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 Course ?

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.

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