This course will enable you to undertake the duties of a crane supervisor as defined by the appointed person.
You will learn how to comply with legislation, regulations, Codes of Practice and industrial requirements.
You gain the CPCS trained operator card (red card) on passing the CPCS technical tests at the end.
Legislation, regulations and Codes of Practice relating to lifting duties
Safe systems of work including method statements
Taking personal responsibility
Different types of cranes and associated terminology
Understanding crane documentation
Understanding crane stability, duty charts and safety devices
Observing British Standard 7121
Understanding the role of crane supervisor
Understanding the role of appointed person
Preparing an area with exclusion zones.
Teaching and assessment
3 days learning through a mix of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises
1 day assessment – CPCS technical tests
Qualifications you get
CPCS Trained Operator Card (red card) on passing the CPCS technical tests.
CITB National Construction College certificate.
Mandatory entry requirements
CITB health, safety and environment test (supervisors level) passed no more than two years before the course start date.
You should have sufficient experience of cranes to meet the requirements specified in British standard 7121 Safe Use of Cranes.
Good understanding of spoken and written English.