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Appointed Person Crane Operator

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Max Number of Delegates: 6

Duration: Up to 5 Days

Length of Certification: 3 Years

Accreditation: NPORS

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course outline

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to provide candidates with sufficient underpinning knowledge in order for them to understand the role and responsibility of the Crane Operator.

Following successful completion of the course candidates will be able set up and operate a mobile crane to the manufacturers and appointed persons specifications to safely lift and position loads.

Who should attend?

This course is designed for anyone that intends to operate a Quayside or Mobile Crane as part of their role.

Training Methods

Theory test and full practical assessment.


Client Site.


Course Content

  • Legislation – LOLER, PUWER, HASAWA

  • Codes of practice – BS7121

  • Roles and responsibilities of personnel involved with lifting operations including selection and competencies

  • Documentation and certification for lifting equipment and lifting accessories

  • Types of Mobile Crane

  • Pre-use Inspection/ running checks

  • Crane Terminology

  • Crane configurations : site and road travel

  • Duty charts/ Operators Manual

  • Rated Capacity Indicators

  • Steering system

  • Braking systems (telma)

  • Reeving

  • Fly jib operations

  • Methods of communication

  • Proximity hazards

  • Maintenance

  • Method Statements

  • Risk Assessments

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For course dates and prices, contact us today on 01792 587250

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