Learning Outcomes
Topics covered:
  • Forces acting on moving vehicles and their loads
    • Forces acting on loads
    • Acceleration, braking and cornering
    • Minimum load restraint requirements
  • Loading and driving heavy vehicles
    • Choosing a vehicle
    • Loading and unloading safety
    • Load positioning
    • Unstable loads
    • Load shift
  • Load tie-down method
    • Tie-down method of restraint
    • Tensioning lashings
    • Tie-down angle
    • Surface friction
    • Calculating how many restraints are required
  • Direct and combined restraint methods
    • Containing loads
    • Blocking loads
    • Attaching loads
    • Twist locks and combining load restraints
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Course Cost

$77 (incl GST)


1 hour



Intended for

Anyone involved in road transport, particularly where load restraint awareness is critical for safety.


A Certificate of Participation will be emailed at the end of the course.

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