This intensive programme is for Managers and Supervisors who are responsible for supervising lifting operations in a construction or an industrial type environment. Experienced Slinger Signallers who are looking to become crane supervisors may also attend this course.
Aims & Objectives of the Course
To instruct delegates how to undertake the duties of a crane supervisor as instructed by the appointed person. Delegates will learn how to safely supervise a lift while complying with current regulations, legislation and codes of practice.
On completion of the course delegates will have sufficient knowledge and information to safely supervise lifting operations for mobile crane on a busy construction site.
Delegates will be advised of the necessary managerial and practical consideration in supervising lifting operations and will be given the opportunity to put this information into practice during simulated workshop lift plan exercises in the training room.
This course will prepare candidates for a CPCS A62 Assessment.
This Course involves a high proportion of hands on demonstrations and practical exercises, supplemented with classroom based tutorials and pre and post course assessments.
Delegates attending this course should be physically and mentally fit to withstand the rigours of training.
The content of this course includes awareness of periodic examinations of equipment. Additional training relating to this subject may be of benefit to delegates and further information is available upon request.
Successful candidates will achieve a red CPCS trained operator card which is valid for 2 years.
During this 2 year period, candidates will need to achieve a Level 3 Diploma NVQ in controlling lifting operations – supervising.
This will enable candidates to upgrade their red card to a blue CPCS competent card.
Candidate Eligibility/Entry Requirements
It is vital that all candidates who attend the Crane Supervisor Course have a good understanding of spoken and written English.
To achieve the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card candidates must pass both the CSCS Health, Safety & Environment test within the last 2 years and the CPCS Theory Test and the Practical Test.
During your 4 day course Crane supervisor course you will cover the following;
- Legislation, regulations and codes of practice relating to lifting duties
- Safe systems of work including method statements
- Personal responsibility
- Cranes: types and terms
- Crane documentation
- Crane stability, duty charts and safety devices
- Crane appreciation
- British Standard 7121
- The role of crane supervisor
- The role of appointed person
- Preparing an area with exclusion zones
- Planning a lift scenario
- Risk assessments and method statements