LEEA Foundation Certificate (FOU)

LEEA Foundation Certificate (FOU)

The Foundation Certificate is aimed at a beginner’s level. It covers common types of lifting equipment used across the industry and basic knowledge of key topics. 

This course is a pre-requisite for LEEA Diploma's and does not qualify you to do inspection or examination of lifting equipment. 


Instructor Led Training - 3 days

Instructor Led Zoom Training - 3 days


Maximum number for Instructor Led Training and Zoom delivery - 12 delegates

Course Contents

  1. Legislation, regulations, standards and best practice relating to lifting equipment
  2. Definitions
  3. Controlling risks
  4. Materials science
  5. Units of measure
  6. Basic machines
  7. Manufacturers verification
  8. Rating of lifting equipment
  9. Types of lifting equipment

Delivery Options

  • e-Learning
  • Instructor Led Training at Huntingdon Training Centre
  • Instructor Led Zoom training
  • Instructor Led Training on your premises (members only)
  • Blended learning (members only)


  • No previous experience or qualifications required
  • You must be over 18 years old.
  • You must be employed by a LEEA member or registered with us as an Individual Trainee

Course Dates

Location Zoom
Start Date 13/08/2024
End Date 15/08/2024
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Member Price £395.00
Individual Trainee Price £790.00

Course Times:  Tuesday – Thursday 09:00 – 16:00. Course times depend on group progress and may change.

This course will be delivered via Zoom, and further details regarding this will be provided in the joining instructions.

Need technical advice?

For technical advice on lifting equipment matters, use the LEEA Chatbot, available on the homepage or the LEEA Connect App.

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