The basic course syllabus includes...

Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 & ACOPS
Operatives responsibilities and PPE
Slinging and lifting techniques
Rated capacity and safe working loads
Hazard and risk assessments
Controls and crane pre-start checks
Manoeuvring, Starting/Stopping procedures
Lifting/lowering and signals
Load stability & safe handling of loads
Operational practice with slinging techniques
Specific work practices
Operative practical test
Theory test
Course closing summary


As with all our courses, we will adapt the course to suit the experience and number of candidates on the course, which may affect the duration.

Refresher Course: 1 day
Semi Experienced Course: 2-3 days
Novice Operative Course: 2-3 days

Instructor Machinery Ratio

This course has an instructor – trainee – machinery ratio of...

6 x Trainees
1 x Instructor
1 x Pendant Controlled Overhead Electric Travelling Crane

Attachment Training

We also offer attachment training for gantry cranes, hoists and all plant machinery types, please contact us for further details...

Slinger Signaller
Manual Handling
Spreader Beam
Magnetic Plate

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