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Mobile Crane Operator

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Max Number of Delegates: 3

Duration: 3 Days (Novice) / 1 Day (Refresher)

Length of Certification: N/A

Accreditation: COTS Certificate

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course outline

Course Aim

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

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.

Additional Information

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

Good understanding of English and communication is required

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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 certifcation for lifting equipment and lifting accessories

  • Types of Mobile Crane

  • Pre-use Inspection/ running checks

  • Crane Terminology

  • Crane confgurations : 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

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

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