The RT49 Loader/securer
non-STGO is a training programme that construction workers prefer taking up
due to its market value. Many construction companies seek out workers who are
RT49 – Loader/Securer certified to ensure a safe and secure work environment.
What is RT49 Loader/securer non-STGO?
The RT49 – Loader/Securer non-STGO
course is designed to practically and theoretically train construction workers
in the role of a Loader/Securer. This course will allow candidates to proficiently
and safely carry out the role to pass their CPCS test.
The RT49 – Loader/Securer course covers the topics mentioned below:
- Explain the nature of the
plant sector in the construction industry
- Coach candidates on their roles
and responsibilities as a loader/securer
- Introduce candidates to the
types of transporter and its purpose
- Coach candidates on basic
construction site terminology
- Understanding the manufacturer’s
requirements as per their handbook or related regulations
- Educate candidates on pre-use
checks on the transporter and primary mover
- Arranging for the loaded and
unloaded site and public highway travel
- Preparing the plant for
loading and unloading procedures
- Setting the truck for loading
and unloading purposes
- Explain the chances of
underground and overhead hazards in the plant
- Arranging communication
policies and abiding by them
- The direction in loading items
in the plant on or off a trailer
- Ideas on securing the loaded
items for the trailer to travel on a public highway
- Understanding of legislative
requirements for bringing loads on the public highway
- Considerations to be taken
when planning a transit on a public highway
- Learning basic requirements
that need to be in place when loading and unloading on the plant
- Conduct shut down and securing
procedures of the plant
- Explaining the Road Traffic
Candidates will be eligible to
take up the RT49 – Loader/Securer course only if they have completed the relevant
CITB Health, Safety & Environment (HS&E) touch-screen-test within two
years of taking up the test.
The duration taken to complete
the training varies from one candidate to the other.
- Novice training for candidates
with 0 to less than a year of experience will need five days of training
- Intermediate training is given
for construction workers with a year to two of operational expertise. This
training will take up to 2 to 3 days.
- For construction workers with
over two years of experience, the training can be completed in 2 days.
Why is the test needed?
The RT49 – Loader/Securer non
STGO test has to be completed in order to gain the red CPCS trained operator
Criteria to successfully complete the module
The test consists of 15
questions, and a minimum of 12 question sets have to be answered correctly.
How to apply
Interested candidates can
apply through any online institute that conducts the course such as
constructionhelpline.com and take up the test.
The RT49 – Loader/Securer non-STGO test is not only a mandatory course for CPCS renewal test but also a well sort out a test by construction companies.