Introduction to ALLMI, its history and objectives. An overview of the course modules, aims and objectives, as well as the assessments to be undertaken.
Legislation affecting lorry loaders, with emphasis on the role of the Thorough Examiner. The Standards that provide guidance on how to comply with the law.
Key safety principles when preparing for, and carrying out, thorough examination and testing.
Documents that should be checked prior to carrying out thorough examination and testing.
Visual inspection as part of a thorough examination.
Checking the function of relevant items as part of a thorough examination.
How to calculate the test weight for, and undertake, a Calibration Check.
How to calculate the test weight for, and undertake, an Overload Test.
How to calculate the test weight for, and undertake, a Stability Test.
How to calculate the test weight for, and undertake, a Dynamic Test.
Checks to make as the thorough examination progresses and once testing has been completed.
Completion of the Report of Thorough Examination and testing documentation, and how to report and record defects.
Taking what has been learnt in the theory modules and applying it to practical scenarios.
Delivery of the assessments, both theoretical and practical.
Preparing course paperwork for submission to ALLMI and an opportunity for candidates to provide feedback on different elements of the course.