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Crane / HIAB Lorry Loader Operator Training

*Specific to the crane operator training courses, access to Cranes must be supplied by the Candidates or Employer if not held at our site near Cross Hands, Carmarthenshire.

For this course you MUST HAVE USE OF A CRANE within your organisation

This course will be carried out on your own site.


All crane operator training is carried out in small groups so that you receive plenty of individual attention, supplemented by course materials. We work closely with the Health and Safety Executive to endure that our materials reflect current safe working practices.

 

The crane operator training courses include:-

  • The essential principles of crane operation and what they mean in practice
  • What you must do to ensure the highest standards of safety while operating your crane
  • How to operate your crane efficiently, including the use of different attachments
  • How to maintain your crane to the recommended standards.

 

Our crane operator training courses include:-

 

Ship Crane Operator Training

Course outline:-

  • Health and Safety, PUWER, LOLER and Maritime Regulations
  • Crane Controls and components
  • Cargo and stability
  • Weather conditions
  • Maintenance and Recording
  • Pre-Operational, Start and Function Checks
  • Visibility Options
  • Rig Environment

Key Learning:-

  • Pre-Job Planning
  • Be conservant with controls and Type and Design
  • Offshore Environments
  • Dockside Environments
  • Enable loading and unloading to or from moving vessels

Crane Loads:-

  • Containers
  • Pipe Racks
  • Anchors
  • Personnel Baskets
  • Chemical Tanks and Containers
  • Weather Conditions
  • PUWER - Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • LOLER - Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998
  • PPE - Personal Protective Equipment

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Lorry Crane Operator Training Course

This lorry crane training course is one of a range of crane and lift truck training courses we offer. It is a 1 day integrated training and assessment course for a maximum of 4 people. However, this time period can be extended to 2 days as necessary to cover any specific job training.

This course covers:-

  • Counterbalance - Understanding the requirements for the counterbalance and taking the necessary action to meet these requirements
  • The meaning of safe working loads
  • Detracting the crane using load handling attachments
  • Loading
  • Slinging and attaching loads to the crane correctly
  • Using the correct lifting gear
  • Signaling
  • The risks involved in handling loads
  • Stability - Understanding the factors which lead to instability and taking the necessary action to ensure the crane is used in as stable a working position as possible
  • Maintaining the crane to the manufacturer's recommended standards

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Pier Crane Operator Training Course

This is a 1 day integrated training and assessment course for a maximum of 4 people. Although, this may be extended to 2 days if required for specific job training.

This course covers:-

  • Counterbalance - Understanding the requirements for the counterbalance and taking the necessary action to meet these requirements
  • The meaning of safe working loads
  • Detracting the crane using load handling attachments
  • Loading
  • Slinging and attaching loads to the crane correctly
  • Using the correct lifting gear
  • Signaling
  • The risks involved in handling loads
  • Stability - Understanding the factors which lead to instability and taking the necessary action to ensure the crane is used in as stable a working position as possible
  • Maintaining the crane to the manufacturer's recommended standards
  • Loading or unloading a boat, barge or lorry at a pier correctly and safely
  • Loading feeding systems
  • Health and safety
  • LOLER - Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998
  • PUWER - Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • PPE - Personal Protective Equipment

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CPCSA02 - Crawler Crane

Course Objectives:-

  • Basic construction, names of components and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges
  • Use of the operator’s handbook, etc
  • Pre-use and running checks
  • Configuring the crawler crane for travel
  • Operator documentation, test and thorough examination certificates, method statements, lift plans, duties charts etc
  • Using the Rated Capacity Indicator
  • Manoeuvring the crane, progressing to manoeuvring in confined areas
  • Crane configurations and set up
  • Lifting accessories • Lifting loads and placing loads accurately
  • Responding to signals and instructions
  • Travelling with suspended loads (pick and carry only)
  • Controlling load swings
  • Changing the number of falls of rope on a hook block and terminal fittings
  • Precautions and actions for overhead services and other hazards
  • How to stay within working parameters
  • Placing the crane in and out-of-service condition
  • Loading and unloading procedures on and off a transporters
  • Rigging and de-rigging procedures for the lattice type of extension or fly jib
  • Trained operator achievement test

Duration: Novice - Ten days; Experienced - One day assessment

Max Number of People:

Venue: You must have your own machine or have access to hire and carry out training on your own grounds / or PTP to hire for our own site

Cost: Upon Application

Course Reference: CPCSA02

Optional Follow-up courses: Manual Handling • First Aid • Other Plant & Machinery

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CPCSA60 - Mobile Crane

Course Objectives:-

  • Basic construction, names of components and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges
  • Use of the operator’s handbook, etc
  • Pre-use and running checks
  • Configuring the crawler crane for travel
  • Operator documentation, test and thorough examination certificates, method statements, lift plans, duties charts etc
  • Using the Rated Capacity Indicator
  • Manoeuvring the crane, progressing to manoeuvring in confined areas
  • Crane configurations and set up
  • Lifting accessories
  • Lifting loads and placing loads accurately
  • Responding to signals and instructions
  • Travelling with suspended loads (pick and carry only)
  • Controlling load swings
  • Changing the number of falls of rope on a hook block and terminal fittings
  • Precautions and actions for overhead services and other hazards
  • How to stay within working parameters
  • Placing the crane in and out-of-service condition
  • Loading and unloading procedures on and off a transporters
  • Rigging and de-rigging procedures for the lattice type of extension or fly jib
  • Trained operator achievement test

Duration:

Max Number of People:

Venue: You must have your own machine or have access to hire and carry out training on your own grounds / or PTP to hire for our own site

Cost: Upon Application

Course Reference: CPCSA60

Optional Follow-up courses: Manual Handling • First Aid • Other Plant & Machinery • NVQ Level 2 in Plant & Machinery – Red Card Operators must undertake this after 300 hours logged to obtain the Blue competence Card

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CPCSA04 - Tower Crane

Course Objectives:-

  • Basic construction, names of components and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges
  • Use of the operator’s handbook, etc
  • Pre-use and running checks
  • Operator documentation, test and thorough examination certificates, method statements, lift plans, duties charts etc
  • Safety procedures when accessing end of jib
  • Bringing the crane into service and functional and warning system checks
  • Changing the number of falls of rope on a hook block and terminal fittings
  • Lifting accessories
  • Pre-lift checks and lifting loads
  • Responding to signals and instructions
  • Placing loads accurately
  • Precautions and actions for proximity hazards
  • How to stay within safe working parameters including controlling load swings
  • Placing the crane in and out-of-service condition
  • Trained operator achievement test

Duration: Novice - Ten days; Experienced - One day assessment

Max Number of People:

Venue: You must have your own machine or have access to hire and carry out training on your own grounds / or PTP to hire for our own site

Cost: Upon Application

Course Reference: CPCSA04 - Trolley Jib (Endorsement A); Luffing jib (Endorsement B)

Optional Follow-up courses: Manual Handling • First Aid • Other Plant & Machinery

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