Certificate of training recognised by the RTITB
The course is delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practical training.
Operating the crane safely and productively
Responding to recognised crane signals accurately
Positioning the crane correctly
Altering jib lengths and associated safety devices
Carrying out routine maintenance and making minor adjustments
Understanding safe-load indicators and duties charts
Identify the basic theory of power units, transmission systems and control systems
Programming safe-load indicators
Understanding the effects of radius change on the safe working capacity
Observing the statutory regulations and Codes of Practice
Gauging the effect of shock loading on structural strength, stability and load displacement
Recognising the principles of safe slinging and the types and capacities of chains, slings and lifting gear.