Below-The-Hook Cladding Vacuum Lifters

This is an eLearning programme accredited by LEEA (Lifting Equipment Engineers Association).

Element 1 of 2 – Health & Safety

This is the first mandatory element of our Safe Use of Cladding Vacuum Lifter online training. Designed to help you understand your responsibilities, your employer’s responsibilities, and key requirements before equipment operation, this will take approximately 1.5 hours to complete.

It includes a 25-question knowledge assessment with an 80% minimum pass requirement.

Specific learning outcomes:
  • Recognise and understand your own and your employer’s legal responsibilities and duties;
  • Understand the importance of gaining access to, reading, and understanding the operating manual associated with the appropriate equipment;
  • Understand the need to complete a pre-use inspection;
  • Understand the content and importance of the operator’s safety code;
  • Understand vacuum principles;
  • Understand key safety points for below-the-hook vacuum lifting equipment.

Element 2 of 2 – Below-The-Hook Cladding Vacuum Lifters

Accessed after successful completion of the mandatory health & safety element of our Safe Use of Cladding Vacuum Lifting Equipment series. Designed to help you operate the associated cladding vacuum lifters efficiently and effectively, this will take approximately 2 hours to complete.

It includes a 25-question knowledge assessment with an 80% minimum pass requirement.

On successful completion of this course (including the mandatory health & safety element), candidates are issued with a LEEA-accredited certificate, valid for a period of 3 years. As a useful addition to your certification, an Operator Skills Card can be provided, if required. The fee for the card is £25.00 + VAT. Email and enter “LEEA eLearning card request” in the subject header.

Specific learning outcomes:
  • Understand the key features and technical specifications of the cladding lifters that we supply;
  • Understand things to consider when choosing a cladding lifter;
  • Understand how to operate cladding lifters, efficiently and effectively;
  • Identify what documentation is needed in order to operate the associated cladding lifters;
  • Understand how to complete/use the applicable documentation.


The cost of the course is £250 + VAT (for the mandatory health & safety element and one instructional element).

Additional instructional elements from this series can be purchased for £195 + VAT, but only when the mandatory health & safety element from this series has been completed.

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