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Looking for an exciting advancement in your construction and logistics career?

Look no further than obtaining a HIAB (Hydraulic Integrated Arm and Boom) licence. With this licence, you can operate heavy-duty machinery with ease and precision, expertly manoeuvring heavy loads like a pro! Imagine being behind the controls of a truck-mounted crane, taking on the most demanding projects with ease and precision.

Enrolling in the HIAB licence course with The LGV Training Company is an adventure in itself. In just two days, you’ll be equipped with comprehensive training on crane safety, load weight calculation, and proper operation of the HIAB crane. This hands-on education will put you in the driver’s seat, giving you the skills to tackle any heavy lifting challenge with confidence.

In summary, obtaining a HIAB licence is an exhilarating journey that opens doors to an exciting world of opportunities in construction and logistics. With your HIAB licence, you’ll be the go-to person for heavy lifting projects, and your expertise will be in high demand.

A HIAB licence opens the doors to various job opportunities in the construction and logistics industries. Here are some of the most common job roles that require a HIAB licence:

  • Local Delivery Driver: HIAB licences are highly sought after for local delivery driving jobs as they allow for the safe and efficient transportation of heavy goods.
  • Crane Operator: HIAB licences are essential for crane operators who need to handle heavy materials on construction sites and industrial locations.
  • Material Handler: HIAB licences are also in demand for material handlers who move, load, and unload heavy goods using cranes and other heavy machinery.

In addition to these roles, there are several other job opportunities that may require a HIAB licence. Obtaining this licence opens doors to exciting and challenging projects, making it an excellent investment in your career.

If you have any questions regarding HIAB or would like to take a HIAB course, please give us a quick call on 0800 0744 007.

What is a HIAB?

A HIAB is a Hydraulic Integrated Arm and Boom licence. With this licence, you can operate heavy-duty machinery with ease and precision, expertly manoeuvring heavy loads like a pro!

How do I become a HIAB Driver?

Taking and passing a two day course, consisting of theoretical and practical assessments.

How long does a HIAB licence last?

You will need to renew your HIAB licence every 5 years

Benefits of having a HIAB?

With a HIAB licence you open yourself up to a wider range of HGV jobs, with the ability to load and unload without a separate crane and also earning up to £5000 more than the standard HGV job.

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Just 6 Steps to your new career



We’ll send you a training pack with everything you need to get started.


Receive your starter pack

Register your details and an advisor will be in touch to discuss your training requirements.


Medical test

We’ll help you arrange a health check with your local GP. It only takes 5 minutes, so no need to worry.


Complete your theory test

To help you prepare for your test, we offer a huge range of online learning materials and 1:1 support from our advisors.


Practical training

A training advisor will contact you to schedule a convenient time to train. Once you begin, our experienced instructors will spend 4 days providing all the preparation you need to pass your practical test.


Find the job for you

After passing your practical test (congratulations!), take your Driver CPC Initial Qualification (if applicable) and attend your two-day Direct Access work skills course. We have a great job search team available when you are ready to apply for LGV jobs in your area!

With you all the way Expert support after you pass

  • Help rewriting your CV

    Our recruitment team can help write you a job-winning CV.

  • Career advice from industry experts

    Get free, impartial advice on potential employers and career development.

  • Regular job updates

    We’ll regularly keep you posted with our top picks for you by email.

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