Demountable Container System Training

The Demountable Container System course, also referred to as a hook-lift or DROPS in the military, will give you the skills needed to be a safe and efficient operator.

This is a specialist course and therefore not all RTITB centres will deliver this training, however, those centres that do, offer nationwide coverage.

This course covers, but is not limited to, the following areas;

  • Introduction to the machine
  • Controls and instruments
  • Identifying and understanding major components
  • Assessment of load weight
  • Selection and use of controls
  • Lifting and placing loads at various levels
  • Conducting a pre-use test
  • Operation of hydraulic controls
  • Operation of the machine in all functions
  • Preparing and securing the machine for travel


To find your nearest RTITB demountable container system training provider enter your postcode below, or if you are outside of the UK tick the box to see a list of our international training providers. You can then contact the RTITB centre of your choice directly through our website to book your training.