Mainline Access & Training

Cranes

CPCS crane training will equip the crane professional with knowledge on LOLER, PUWER & HASAW regulations and ensure accordance with the BS7121 Code of practice. The knowledge gained from this training includes understanding relevant documentation, risk assessments and theoretical and practical working practice.

  • Appointed person
  • Crane lift supervisor
  • Self-erecting tower crane
  • Slinger signaller

Appointed Person

Aims: To provide delegates with the training and knowledge to enable them to understand the appointed persons role and responsibilities. To comply with the lifting and slinging equipment regulations and meet the code of practice laid down by the British Standards for the safe use of cranes.

Key areas:

  • Legislation
  • Code of Practice
  • Duties and responsibilities
  • Duty charts
  • Safe working loads
  • Communication methods
  • Risk assessments
  • Method statements
  • Lift plans uniform method of rating slings

Course Duration: 2-4 Days

By the end of the course: Delegates will achieve the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card

Crane Lift Supervisor

Aims: To provide delegates with the training and knowledge to enable them to understand the appointed persons role and crane supervisor responsibilities.

Key areas:

  • Legislation
  • Code of Practice
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Risk assessment
  • Method statements

Course Duration: 2-4 Days

Self-Erecting Tower Crane

Aims: To give foundation training and assessment towards the achievement of a Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) trained operator card. This is the qualification you will need to be allowed to work on any major contractor site.

Note: The achievement of a CPCS card is dependent upon passing the CSCS Health & Safety Test. Training towards this is given as part of the course if required.

Key areas:

  • Operating the crane safely and productively
  • Responding to the recognized signals for controlling crane operations.
  • Deciding whether a particular load is within the capacity of the crane.
  • Hazard recognition and awareness
  • Minor adjustments and routine maintenance in accordance with the manufacturers and employers instructions.
  • Fault finding procedures and rectifying faults.

Course Duration: 2-4 Days

Slinger Signaller

Aims: To provide delegates with the training and knowledge to enable them to carry out slinging and signalling duties in the movement of loads with lifting equipment.

Key areas:

  • Legislation
  • Code of Practice
  • Documentation
  • PPE
  • Prevention and control of accidents
  • Risk assessments

Course Duration: 2-4 Days

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