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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