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Mobile Crane

The aim of this course is to provide candidates with the knowledge in order for them to under stand the role and responsibility of the mobile crane operator.


On successful completion of the course candidates will be able to rig and de-rig the crane and operate the crane to lift, transfer and position loads and carry out routine maintenance


      During this course we will include:

  • 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

  • Rated Capacity Indicator (RCI) and Safe Working Loads (SWL)

  • Lifting accessories, types of accessories and use

  • Sling angles

  • Communications (Radio, verbal and hand signals etc)

  • Rigging and De-rigging of cranes according to written instructions

  • Configuring cranes according to work specifications

  • Hoisting, slewing and derricking following the instruction of the slinger/signaller

  • Controlling load movement

  • Routine maintenance


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