Appointed Person – Cranes

The Aim of the Course is to:

Train selected personnel in the skills and knowledge needed to carry out the duties of the Appointed Person as defined in BS7121 Part 1 1998.

The Objectives of the Course are to enable delegates to:

Be able to carry out the planning, selection of cranes, personnel and lifting equipment necessary for the management of the lifting operation to the required standard as defined in BS 7121 Code of Practice Part 1 (General) 1989.

Who Do We Recommend Attends The Course?

All personnel who are responsible for the selection and planning of the use of cranes.

Course Summary

Candidates will participate in theory lessons all of which are highlighted by the use of OHP & Videos covering:

  • Current relevant regulations

  • Stability

  • Rigging and reeving

  • Automatic safe load indicators

  • Multi crane lifting

  • Marking of safe working loads Establishing load weight, selection of slings, centre of gravity

  • Wire rope slings

  • Lifting gear

  • British standard codes of practice CP 3010 and BS 7121

  • Standard terminology Control of lifting operations Duties of the appointed person

  • Management of the lifting operation Planning of the lifting operation Selection and duties of personnel Minimum attributes of personnel CPCS Technical Test

Course Duration

4 Days – This includes the CPCS Technical Test

Health & Safety Training / Testing

Health & Safety Test Specific to your chosen category MUST be passed before a CPCS Technical Test can be Taken.

Testing / Certification

All candidates will complete the Full (Theory & Practical) CPCS Technical Test and on successful completion will be issued with a CPCS Red Trained Operators Card

Companies who are CITB Levy Payers can claim grants to cover some of the costs of the training and tests.