Overhead Crane

The Overhead Gantry Crane is designed for delegates wishing to achieve a nationally recognised operator quallification. Enabling them to operate within the workplace an overhead gantry crane. A in-house or NPORS certificate/card can be issued.


Available All Year

Course Objectives

  •     Operating the crane safely in accordance with the manufacturers handbook and demonstrate knowledge of the concepts set out in the Approved Codes of Practice
  •     Demonstrate a competent understanding of the cranes controls and proper use of the lifting tackle
  •     Estimate/determine the weight of loads/centre of gravity
  •     Use appropriate crane signals and communications
  •     Types of lifting tackle and their applications
  •     Methods of slinging and lifting as well as an appreciation for the angles of a lift
  •     Isolating faulty equipment/procedures for fault reporting
  •     Methods to protect loads from damage
  •     Attaching lifting equipment to slings/carrying out a test lift/how to plan a lif
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