Cranes - All Mobiles, Truck Mounted, Wheeled or Tracked

In Bo'Ness

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Short course

  • Location

    Bo'ness (Scotland)

Description

Be able to operate machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers' instructions and accepted good practice. Site and operate machine safely in response to given tasks and signals, using outriggers where applicable. Load and unload machine off a road transporter where applicable. Recognise defects and hazards that affect crane motions. Have an understanding of responsibilities under current relevant legislation.
Suitable for: All personnel required to operate Mobile Cranes.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Bo'Ness (West Lothian/Linlithgowshire)
119 Bridgeness Road, EH51 9SG

Starts

On request

To take into account

Candidates are required to hold LGV licence for Truck Mounted and Wheeled Cranes.

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Course programme

Course 117 - CRANES - All Mobiles
Truck Mounted, Wheeled or Tracked

The objectives of the course are to enable delegates to:
  • Be able to operate machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions and accepted good practice.
  • Site and operate machine safely in response to given tasks and signals, using outriggers where applicable
  • Load and unload machine off a road transporter where applicable
  • Recognise defects and hazards that affect crane motions
  • Have an understanding of responsibilities under current relevant legislation.
Trainee Specification

All personnel required to operate Mobile Cranes.
Candidates are required to hold LGV licence for Truck Mounted and Wheeled Cranes.

Course Summary
  • H.S.W.A.
  • P.U.W.E.R.
  • L.O.L.E.R.
  • Other current relevant regulations
  • Introduction to machine
  • Maintenance and Servicing
  • Driving, loading and unloading
  • How to alter the radius plate
  • Slinging and operating to signaller’s signals
  • Methods of extending/reducing the jib length
  • Effect of shock loading
  • Pre-shift inspections
  • Controls and instruments
  • Operator Code of Safe Practice
  • Coolant, fuel and lubrication
  • Automatic safe load indicator
Method of Training

Highly participative with practical demonstrations highlighted by use of PowerPoint and Videos along with group and individual exercises.

Course Duration

1-10 days depending upon experience.

Eligible companies may be able to claim grants toward their Training as this course is CITB approved for grant purposes.

Certification

Intermediate Certificate, Scottish Progression Award, CPCS Trained Operator Card, RTITB or Theory & Practical.

Cranes - All Mobiles, Truck Mounted, Wheeled or Tracked

Price on request