Pendant Crane

Course Overview:

To provide a course of refresher training for existing overhead crane operators or a basic training course for new overhead crane operators that will enable them to operate a overhead crane in a safe and competent manner in accordance with current legislation.

Course Objectives:

On completion of the course trainees will have an understanding of the following:

  • Safety rules and operating procedures
  • Importance of good maintenance and safe operation
  • Stability and mobility considerations when operating equipment
  • Carry out pre shift checks and daily maintenance on their machine

Course Content:

  • Appointment of competent persons
  • Requirement for inspections of lifting equipment
  • Keeping of relevant records
  • Supervision & planning of lifting operations
  • Requirement for risk assessments
  • Requirements for the provision of training
  • Maintenance of work equipment
  • Protection of work equipment users from equipment failure or over turning
  • Practical exercises


Novice Operator with no Certificate - 2 days training required

Experienced Operator and Renewal of Certificate (Refresher) - 1 days training required

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