Designed to suit personnel who have no previous crane operating experience.
The Aims of the Course
Covers basic knowledge and control skills achieving good foundation training for advancement to Offshore Crane Operator Stage 2 training.
Requirements for the students
• Minimal working experience on marine crane
What Will Be Covered During The Course?
• Health & Safety Legislation • Basic Crane Terminology • Principles of Stability • Basic Mechanical Principles • Safety Devices • Safe Working Loads • British Standard Hand Signals • Rated Capacity Indicators • Pre-operational Checks/Shutdown Procedure • Introduction to Wire Ropes Practical Instruction covering the operating techniques to: • Contribute to integrated safe systems of work • Carry out pre-start checks and inspections • Lift, transfer and position loads • Respond to hand signals and radio instruction
4 days – includes tuition, continuous assessment of practical skills and theoretical examination