Overhead Crane Training

Aims and benefits

  • The aim of this course is to train delegates in the safe and effective use of overhead gantry cranes within a workplace environment.

Course Content

  1. Operating the crane safely in accordance with the manufacturers handbook.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of the concepts set out in the Approved Codes of Practice.
  3. Demonstrate a competent understanding of the cranes controls.
  4. Demonstrate a competent understanding & proper use of the lifting tackle.
  5. Estimate / Determine the weight of loads / Centre of gravity.
  6. Use appropriate crane signals and communications.
  7. Types of lifting tackle and their applications.
  8. Methods of slinging and lifting as well as an appreciation for the angles of a lift.
  9. Isolating faulty equipment / Procedures for fault reporting.
  10. Methods to protect loads from damage.
  11. Attaching lifting equipment to slings.
  12. How to plan a lift.

Training Methods

  • Practical ability & skills.
  • Classroom/Tutorials.
  • Methods of Assessment.
  • Practical Test.
  • Written Test.

Certification upon successful completion of course.

Accredited to RTITB & ITSSAR training standards.


Area Covered

  • Aberdeen
  • Arbroath
  • Dundee
  • Edinburgh
  • Fort William
  • Fraserburgh
  • Glasgow
  • Inverness
  • Kilmarnock
  • Oban
  • Perth
  • Peterhead
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Training Grants

Grants and funding can be available. Many local councils are offering  up to 75% funding for training. Contact us for further help.

Get in Touch

BB Training Services Ltd.
Reg. in Glasgow SC353752
Vat No. 172 1078 28

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