Online LOLER course covering the Lifting Operation and Lifting Equipment Regulations from 1998 (LOLER).  A certificate is emailed on successful completion of the course.

DURATION | 45 minutes

Online LOLER Course

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LOLER training

Online LOLER course providing staff with the knowledge needed to work safely.

LOLER refers to the Lifting Operation and Lifting Equipment regulations that came into force in 1998.  LOLER aims to reduce the risks to people’s health and safety from lifting equipment that is provided for use at work.

Staff being aware of the laws covering the work they do is a vital ingredient of all safe workplaces.  So anyone working with lifting equipment in the workplace should have an understanding of LOLER regulations.

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Course objectivesLearning objectives for theEcho3 online LOLER training curse:

Understand LOLER Legislation, gain an understanding of the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) in the UK, including its scope, legal requirements, and key provisions.

Inspection and Maintenance, learn the importance of regular inspections and maintenance for lifting equipment, including documentation and record-keeping to ensure safety and compliance.

Risk Assessment, Develop the ability to assess and mitigate risks associated with lifting operations, including factors like load capacity, environmental conditions, and equipment maintenance.

Operator Competency, understand the need for trained and competent personnel to operate lifting equipment, including relevant qualifications and certification requirements.

Legal Compliance, gain the ability to assess and maintain legal compliance with LOLER regulations, reducing the risk of accidents and potential legal liabilities.

Safe Lifting Best-Practices, acquire knowledge about safe lifting procedures, including load securing, signalling, and communication during lifting operations.


Echo3 course contentUNIT 1 – INTRODUCTION TO LOLAR

In this first unit you get to know the LOLER regulation. This is necessary if you either lift at work or supervise those that do.


Knowing the potential danger from lifting activities will help you understand why always adhering to the LOLER requirements is vital to your safety at work.


An effective Lift Plan is an essential part of LOLER compliance and lifting safely. In this 3rd unit we detail how to plan lifting operations effectively.


Knowing who is responsibility for which duties is an essential part of lifting safely.  In this 4th unit we cover Roles and Responsibilities, so you know who has responsibilities for what with respect to lifting.


In this 5th unit we outline the best practices you can take which will help ensure each lift is done as safely as possible.


At the end of the LOLER online course is a short assessment.  If learners demonstrate their understanding of course content by achieving a minimum score of 80%, we’ll email them their first aid certificate.

If learners score less than 80%, they can revisit any part of the course and retake the quiz until they are successful. A posted certificate is available separately.

The online LOLER certificate is valid for 3 years.


Who is this course for?Businesses involved in lifting operations must ensure that their employees are adequately trained in LOLER regulations to maintain a safe and compliant work environment while avoiding legal liabilities.

An online LOLER course is essential for a wide range of professionals involved in lifting operations, including.

Equipment Operators, Operators of cranes, forklifts, hoists, and other lifting equipment should take a LOLER course to ensure safe operation, compliance with regulations, and minimise the risk of accidents.

Supervisors and Managers, those responsible for overseeing lifting operations, including site supervisors and safety managers, benefit from a LOLER course to understand the legal requirements, assess risks, and implement safety protocols.

Maintenance Personnel, technicians and maintenance workers who service lifting equipment should be trained to ensure proper upkeep, compliance with LOLER requirements, and equipment longevity.

Health and Safety Professionals, individuals in the field of occupational health and safety, such as safety officers and consultants, can enhance their expertise by taking a LOLER course to better advise and support organizations in compliance and safety practices.

In summary, anyone involved in lifting operations, from equipment operators to safety professionals should consider taking an online LOLER course to help ensure safety and compliance.


Echo3 LogoAn online LOLER course from Echo3 combines convenience, expertise, interactivity, and cost-efficiency, making it a valuable choice for those seeking to gain proficiency in LOLER regulations and workplace safety.

Enrolling colleagues an online LOLER course from Echo3 offers a range of benefits.

Comprehensive Learning, Echo3’s course provides in-depth coverage of Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER), ensuring participants gain a thorough understanding of the subject matter.

Flexibility, online training allows learners to access the course at their own pace and on their own schedule. This flexibility accommodates the busy lives and diverse learning styles of participants.

Simple Administration, Echo3 can tailor the administration of LOLER training to the needs of your business.  Ensuring mangers can efficiently assign, track and store training records

Expertise, Echo3 is known for its expertise in health and safety training. Their course content is designed by professionals who understand the complexities and nuances of LOLER regulations, ensuring accurate and up-to-date information.

Cost-Efficiency, By eliminating the need for travel and physical classroom expenses, Echo3’s online course is a cost-effective solution for individuals and organisations alike.

Carbon Negative, Echo3 offset their carbon footprint.  By using Echo3 training eliminating the need for travel and physical classroom expenses, Echo3’s online course is a cost-effective solution for individuals and organisations alike.

Accessibility, participants can access the course from anywhere with an internet connection, making it accessible to remote workers and international learners.


Take the training yourself, you can order this course for yourself and get immediate access to the online training content.  Payment is processed securely by either Stripe or PayPal.

Ordering for others, you can order for others by clicking above option ‘I’m buying for others’.  After payment you can email the course to staff.

If colleagues don’t have an email, in this case after payment please email us ([email protected]) with the learners names.  We will send to back their login details.

Certificate Storage, after one of the learner you have enrolled completes the Forestry First Aid course you can download their certificate.  We will also store the certificate online for 3 years.

Carbon Free, our training is carbon free.  By using us you in turn will reduce your businesses carbon footprint.

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contact Echo3If you have any further questions about this online LOLER course, please email us at [email protected]