Our instructor Trevor Anderson recently came across a loading shovel fitted with this tyre in a scrap yard in East London. The tyre was filled with foam from new and, unbelievably, is still being used every day – although we would not recommend it.
Usually used for unloading, “LORRY LOADERS” come in many different forms. This one is great for unloading packs of bricks very quickly although sitting up so high to operate it can take some getting used to, and you need to be fairly agile to climb up to the seat.
Aurelia Training was recently back at South Dock Marina in London training staff to operate this 20 Tonne Pelloby Pedestal Crane. Used to lift boats of all shapes and sizes out of the water, the crane is operated from a standing position using a hand held remote control unit. Although the crane is fairly simple […]
Having been around construction plant and machinery all his working life Aurelia instructor Trevor Anderson has never come across a backhoe that is operated from a standing position. However, Lesley Palmer who is only 5 feet tall and a member of the gardening team at Holkham Hall in Norfolk soon got to grips with […]
Aurelia instructor Trevor Anderson recently learned a new skill while on holiday in Naples, Florida. After a 30 minute lesson in the ‘Parking Lot’, Trevor and nine other beginners were taken on a two hour tour around the streets and along the promenade of this very busy resort. This is quite amazing considering SEGWAYS are […]
Coming from a farming background and having driven tractors for many years, converting to an ADT (Articulated Dump Truck) was no problem for Caitlin Clarke. Caitlin, who works for Buckingham Plant at the British Sugar Factory in Cantley, Norfolk, said the hardest thing was remembering to steer in the same direction as you need to […]
When scenic artist Alice Bolton landed a contract to paint a large mural at the famous Goodwood Revival she realised she would need to work from an access platform. After taking advice from Aurelia Training, Alice decided to attend a 1 day training course at our centre in Kentford in order to achieve an IPAF […]
Over the past few years there has been a large increase in the amount of accidents involving mobile plant during loading and unloading as well as falling from the trailer during transportation. The plant loader securer training is aimed at delivery drivers who are often expected to load different categories of plant and to secure […]
Aurelia is running the CITB Site Safety Plus Health & Safety Awareness 1 Day Course on the following dates: Wednesday 5th September 2018 Wednesday 19th September 2018 Wednesday 3rd October 2018 Wednesday 17th October 2018 Wednesday 7th November 2018 Wednesday 21st November 2018 Wednesday 5th December 2018 In addition to the above course, all applicants […]
Aurelia Training has recently added a Tracked Dump Truck to its ever growing fleet of Plant and Equipment. M.D Trevor Anderson Said “Tracked Dumpers have become much more common on UK Sites over the past few years resulting in a shortage of Qualified Operators. With this latest acquisition we are pleased to offer CPCS […]