Skills Training

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    Commercial Packing

    Commercial packing focuses on the methods of handling commercial items and the packing materials that are used during a commercial or office move. Delegates will learn the correct sequence of packing and how to identify and use the correct packing materials.

    Course Content
    • The customer's expectations
    • Standards required
    • Health and safety
    • Correct selection and use of materials
    • Correct selection and use of equipment
    • Labelling
    • Packing methods for office items and appliances
    • From £ 129 + VAT BAR Member
    • From£ 155 + VAT Non-BAR Member
    • Maximum 12 Delegates

    • 7 hours (1 day)

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    Container Loading

    Container loading plays a huge role in our sector and there are many elements to consider when loading a container. A correctly loaded container ensures that items remain undamaged and are well protected. This course teaches delegates the correct methods of loading a container.

    Course Content
    • The importance of correct loading
    • Container positioning
    • Correct use of ramps and platforms
    • Container capacity
    • Weight distribution
    • Part loads
    • Load evaluation
    • Loading sequence
    • From £ 129 + VAT BAR Member
    • From£ 155 + VAT Non-BAR Member
    • Maximum 12 Delegates

    • 7 hours (1 day)

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    Documentation

    There are various forms of documentation necessary to the removals process, whether required by law or simply to carry out a successful, efficient removal. This course provides all required knowledge and correct completion of removals specific documentation.

    Course Content
    • Company expectations
    • Standards required
    • Importance of correct documentation
    • Types of documentation
    • Information required
    • Correct implementation of documentation
    • From £ 129 + VAT BAR Member
    • From£ 155 + VAT Non-BAR Member
    • Maximum 12 Delegates

    • 7 hours (1 day)

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    Barometers & Clocks

    Barometers, Mantle Clocks, Wall Clocks and Long Case Clocks require specialist handling when being moved. Using the correct method of handling and packing materials is essential. The course teaches the skills required for handling and packing/wrapping barometers and clocks correctly.

    Course Content
    • The customer's expectations
    • Standards required
    • Main features of barometer/clocks
    • Parts requiring special attention
    • Actions prior to transit
    • Preparation for transport
    • From £ 129 + VAT BAR Member
    • From£ 155 + VAT Non-BAR Member
    • Maximum 12 Delegates

    • 7 hours (1 day)

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    Fragile Packaging

    It is essential that during a removal all fragile items are packed properly using the correct materials. Not only to avoid damage but also to ensure the economic use of all packing materials.

    Course Content
    • The customer's expectations
    • Standards required
    • Weight of carton
    • Setting up a workstation
    • Premises protection
    • Sequence of packing
    • Correct selection and use of materials
    • From £ 129 + VAT BAR Member
    • From£ 155 + VAT Non-BAR Member
    • Maximum 12 Delegates

    • 7 hours (1 day)

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    Non Fragile Packaging

    Non fragile packaging is used for items such as books, DVDs and CDs etc. This course demonstrates the correct methods of packing and how to select the right materials.

    Course Content
    • The customer's expectations
    • Standards required
    • Weight of carton
    • Setting up a workstation
    • Premises protection
    • Correct selection and use of materials
    • Sequence of packing
    • Correct marking of carton
    • From £ 129 + VAT BAR Member
    • From£ 155 + VAT Non-BAR Member
    • Maximum 12 Delegates

    • 7 hours (1 day)

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    Export Wrapping

    Export wrapping is used to protect furniture in transit and gives items extra protection. Export wrapping is a skill that requires the correct use and selection of packing/wrapping materials. This course demonstrates the methods and techniques used in export wrapping and identifies the correct materials that should be used.

    Course Content
    • The customer's expectations
    • Standards required
    • Correct selection of materials
    • Methods of export wrapping
    • Crating
    • Items requiring additional protection
    • Dismantled items
    • Correct marking of carton
    • From £ 129 + VAT BAR Member
    • From£ 155 + VAT Non-BAR Member
    • Maximum 12 Delegates

    • 7 hours (1 day)

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    Furniture Handling

    Using the correct methods of furniture handling is hugely important, not only to ensure items remain undamaged but also with regard to the health and safety of personnel. This course demonstrates furniture handling methods and teaches problem-solving.

    This course is delivered on site only

    Course Content
    • Manu handling
    • Route planning
    • Dealing with drawers and doors
    • Dealing with turns
    • Dealing with stairs
    • Premises protection
    • Threshold steps
    • From £ 129 + VAT BAR Member
    • From£ 155 + VAT Non-BAR Member
    • Maximum 12 Delegates

    • 7 hours (1 day)

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    Paintings, Pictures & Mirrors

    Paintings, pictures and mirrors require specialist handling and extra protection in preparation for transit. This course teaches the correct methods of protection and which materials should be used.

    This course is delivered on site only

    Course Content
    • The customer's expectations
    • Standards required
    • Correct selection and use of materials
    • Methods of packing
    • Glased and unglazed items
    • Gilt frames
    • From £ 129 + VAT BAR Member
    • From£ 155 + VAT Non-BAR Member
    • Maximum 12 Delegates

    • 7 hours (1 day)

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    Piano Handling

    Pianos are expensive items so require specialist moving and handling as well as specialist equipment. This course demonstrates the correct way to dismantle a piano, protect it for transit and how to reassemble.

    This course is delivered on site only

    Course Content
    • The customer's expectations
    • Standards required
    • Types of piano
    • Main features
    • Equipment used
    • Parts requiring special attention
    • Preparation for transport
    • Handling methods
    • Protection in transit
    • £ 129 + VAT BAR Member
    • £ 155 + VAT Non-BAR Member
    • Maximum 12 Delegates

    • 7 hours (1 day)

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    Library Packing & Removals

    Aimed attraining operative foremen, packers and estimators in the methodologies for packing and removing libraries and extensive filing systems.

    This course is delivered on site only

    Course Content
    • Library classifications
    • Sequential order
    • Labelling and packing the crate
    • Methods of packing a library
    • Using existing shelving
    • Crew organisation
    • Special collections and integrating collections
    • £ 129 + VAT BAR Member
    • £ 155 + VAT Non-BAR Member
    • Maximum 12 Delegates

    • 7 hours (1 day)

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    Removals Essentials

    This course will be delivered on site as practical skills training, where we will demonstrate the correct methods for manual handling, vehicle loading, wrapping and packing, with delegates taking part in all practical exercises. There will be no classroom element.

    This course is delivered on site only

    Course Content
    • Manual handling
    • Health and safety
    • Vehicle loading
    • Packing (fragile and non fragile
    • Wrapping
    • Tail lifts and risk assessment
    • £ 129 + VAT BAR Member
    • £ 155 + VAT Non-BAR Member
    • Maximum 12 Delegates

    • 7 hours (1 day)

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    Vehicle Loading & Unloading

    A correctly loaded vehicle ensures that items are well protected and remain undamaged. This course teaches correct methods of loading and the various considerations such as weight limits/distribution within the vehicle.

    This course is delivered on site only

    Course Content
    • Correct loading procedures
    • Vehicle positioning
    • Vehicle capacity
    • Weight distribution
    • Part loads
    • Load evaluation
    • Loading sequence
    • Loading over the top
    • Load protection
    • Securing the load
    • Unloading
    • £ 129 + VAT BAR Member
    • £ 155 + VAT Non-BAR Member
    • Maximum 12 Delegates

    • 7 hours (1 day)

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