The Aim of the Course is to:
The aim of this course is to provide candidates with underpinning knowledge in order for them to understand the role and responsibility of the Crane Supervisor.
The Objectives of the Course are to enable delegates to:
Following successful completion of the course candidates will be able understand and follow safe systems of work for lifting operations including risk assessments and method statements.
Who Do We Recommend Attends The Course?
All personnel who are responsible for supervising the use of cranes.
Candidates will participate in theory lessons all of which are highlighted by the use of OHP & Videos covering;
Legislation ‐ LOLER, PUWER, HASAWA – Codes of practice ‐ BS7121
Roles and responsibilities of personnel involved with lifting operations
Crane appreciation ‐ crane types, capabilities and limitations
Duty charts – Crane terminology
Documentation and certification for lifting equipment and lifting accessories
Crane stability/ground conditions – Safe Load Indicators (SLI) and Safe Working Loads (SWL)
Lifting accessories – Types of accessories and use – Slinging techniques – Down rating of accessories
Sling angles – Communications – Planning a lifting operation
Preparing a lift site in accordance with the AP’s safe system of work (end test)
4 – 5 Days Depending on experience – This includes the NPORS Technical Test
Health & Safety Training / Testing
If the CSCS Supervisor Health and Safety Test is successfully completed prior to taking the NPORS Technical Test this will be added to the operator card.
Testing / Certification
All candidates will complete the Full (Theory & Practical) NPORS Technical Test and on successful completion will be issued with a NPORS Operators Card
Companies who are CITB Levy Payers can claim grants to cover some of the costs of the training.