Gantry Crane, Slinging and Lifting

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Gantry Crane and Slinging and Lifting Courses

This course is designed especially for candidates who have use of a Gantry crane. It will teach its candidates how to properly Sling and attach objects in order to safely lift the item. It will also teach them all of the safety procedures on how to properly use the Gantry Crane.

  • Introduction to the course
  • Operator’s Safety Code
  • Introduction to the Crane, controls and instruments
  • HASWA, LOLER & PUWER
  • Pre-use Inspection / Through Examination
  • Starting, moving, stopping with crane
  • Simple manoeuvring exercises with crane
  • General practice in manoeuvring in confined areas
  • Approved Crane Signalling Methods
  • General practice in manoeuvring in confined areas
  • Crane SWL
  • Load weight assessment
  • Correct Lifting Equipment
  • Chains / Slings types etc.
  • Checking Lifting Equipment
  • Correct Lifting procedure / Plan your Lift
  • Slinging Techniques
  • Approach, pick up, transport and set down a load in an open area
  • Approach, pick up, transport and set down a load in a restricted area
  • Basic test of operating ability – Pre-use Check Test
  • Theory Test
  • Basic test of operating ability – Test of Practical Operating Skills
  • Feedback
  • Correct PPE
  • Course closure

NOVICE COURSE

In-House Course (Novice)

Our in house courses can be located at our site in Purfleet but are best at your site for the most accurate training on what they will be using day-to-day.In house courses are designed to have the candidates only certificated on your site meaning they are trained on what they will be using and cannot use this license at any other site.

In House:
Duration: 2 Days
Candidates: Up to 4 (at no extra cost)

NOVICE COURSE

National Course (Novice)

Our national courses can be held at any site as this course is designed to have the candidate specially trained in all scenarios while using a Gantry Cranes so that they are available to go to any site and use this truck. This course is ideal for workers who may have to use a Gantry Crane at several different sites.

National Course:
Accredited Body: RTITB
Duration: 3 Days, Candidates: 1
Duration: 4 Days, Candidates: 2
Duration: 5 Days, Candidates: 3

Refresher Courses:

Refresher courses are primarily for candidates who already have a certificate to prove they have done their novice course. These courses are designed to be done after 3 years in order to recap anything the candidates may have forgot and to remove any bad habits they may have picked up which may be likely to cause an accident.

In Refresher:
Duration: 2 Days
Candidates: Up to 4 (at no extra cost)

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