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Mass and Load Restraint Awareness

Duration: 1.5 hours (approximately)

Mode of delivery:

  • Face to face
  • Remote via video conferencing


  • Group booking (4+ people) – $1100*^
  • Individuals – $250

*Course available at your preferred location for group bookings
additional charges apply outside metropolitan areas.

Class size: Up to 16 people

Course description:

A correctly loaded vehicle is critical in ensuring the safety of the driver and other road users.

This course has been designed for participants with little to no knowledge in the subject. Participants will be provided with theory and concepts of how to secure a load to a vehicle, including the mass limits, legislation, and the relationship it has with Chain of Responsibility.

Practical training using load restraint equipment is not part of the original course offering; however, it may be negotiated on request providing load restraint resources are made available.

Course content:

  • Roles and responsibility under Chain of Responsibility
  • Weight limits for axles
  • Vehicle dimensions (length/width)
  • Friction coefficient
  • Restraint methods (direct, tie-down etc.)
  • Load distribution
  • Lashing angles
  • Restraint types
  • Unitising
  • Dunnage
  • Load shift

Who should attend:

  • Truck drivers
  • Loaders/unloaders
  • Transport site managers/supervisors


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Course Location

10 Produce Lane ,
View Directions 15-23 Link Way,
Laverton North,
View Directions 280 Sherbrooke Road,
Willawong ,
View Directions 36 Stockyards Lane,
View Directions 65 Lenore Drive,
Erskine Park ,
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