Looking to switch up your career in construction by adding an extra skill to your belt? Want to be able to ensure the safety of people and equipment around you on site? Completing a plant loader securer course might just be the right move for you.
“But what is a plant loader securer?” we hear you say. Let us explain.
PLANT LOADER SECURER DUTIES
Plant loader securers are responsible for securing plant equipment and machinery onto vehicles for transport. They must do this by checking the load is properly secured. As well as that the load restraint system is designed to meet the needs of the cargo and the vehicle being used for transport. Ensuring that they are safe to travel and won’t shift or fall in transit. This safety measure is so important as it helps to prevent accidents during transit. By becoming a plant loader securer, you will be ensuring that no harm or damage comes to anyone or anything surrounding the load.
WHAT SKILLS AND TRAINING DO I NEED TO BECOME A PLANT LOADER SECURER?
Being a plant loader securer requires a certain level of physical and technical skills. Here’s a breakdown of some of the skills needed:
- Physical strength and endurance – A certain level of physical strength and endurance may be required. Depending on the load, you may be required to lift heavy items. You’ll also need the endurance for working in outdoor environments.
- Technical knowledge – You’ll need to have knowledge of load restraint systems. As well as the ability to read technical drawings and specifications.
- Attention to detail – A keen eye for detail is essential for making sure nothing has been missed when securing the load.
- Communication skills – You’ll need to have the ability to communicate effectively with your team and customers to ensure that everyone is happy with the load restraint system in place and that it meets their needs.
WHAT IS THE JOB OUTLOOK FOR PLANT LOADER SECURERS?
The job outlook for plant loader securers is positive. With a projected growth rate of 5% from 2020 to 2030. This growth is driven by the increased demand for safe and secure transportation of goods and machinery. Plant load securers can work in a variety of industries. Including logistics, manufacturing, and construction. Meaning you can really broaden your career prospects by having this skill under your belt.
We think that completing a plant loader securer course is a great idea to help boost your career. Especially if you are interested in ensuring the safety of people and property. With a variety of industries looking for workers with this qualification, the job prospects are positive. We also think the key skills required for this type of job are transferable to a lot of other roles. Helping you become an all-rounder and open more doors for your future within the industry.
GET QUALIFIED WITH DIGGERLAND PLANT TRAINING SCHOOL
Diggerland Plant Training School can provide you with the training you need to become a plant loader securer, with our NPORS Plant Loader Securer (N120) course. This particular course is 1-2 days long (depending on experience) and your certificate will be valid for 5 years once completed.
Our training school is based at Diggerland theme park. Meaning we have access to a wide range of plant machinery, making our centre the perfect location for all NPORS accredited training courses. We can also arrange for our instructors to come to an external site of your choice if required.
MORE COURSES FROM DIGGERLAND PLANT TRAINING SCHOOL
Is our plant loader securer course not what you’re looking for? Don’t worry, we have plenty more NPORS courses on offer that may be a better fit for you.
Our wide range of plant training courses includes:
- Excavators courses
- Telehandler courses
- Road roller courses
- Health and safety courses
- Site management courses
You can view all of the courses that we offer here.
For additional information or to book onto a course, please contact us via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 01634 295355