Advanced Crane Supervisor Training

Course Details

This 4 day course has been designed to provide the necessary crane training and instructional techniques to enable staff to deliver an internal crane theory and practical training programme. It consists of two elements, the additional technical elements required for safe lifting and slinging followed by 3 days of instructional techniques to provide participants the underpinning knowledge to deliver the programme.

Benefits to you

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Gain a greater understanding of crane operations including slinging
  • Be a champion in promoting safety when using cranes and slinging
  • Recognise Health & Safety hazards and recommend appropriate control measures
  • Carry out basic risk assessments and recommend suitable control measures
  • Understand the different learning styles and tailor a lesson to meet them
  • Compile a lesson plan
  • Give feedback to participants
  • Understand the different assessment methods

Course Contents

  • Pre-shift inspection
  • Risk assessment Site safety checks including; personnel and vehicles,  overhead hazards,
  • Check all equipment – test certificates
  • Check positioning
  • Carry out load safety checks – weight, size, location, lifting points, heavy ended, loose items, moving parts and check all pre-lift documentation completed satisfactorily
  • Liaise with crane/lifting equipment operator/signaller to agree signal code before loading
  • Ensure all work is carried out safely and accurately
  • End of shift procedures
  • Theory & practical knowledge check
  • Understanding learning styles
  • Meeting the learners needs
  • Training environment
  • Planning a lesson
  • Equality and diversity
  • Record keeping
  • Giving feedback
  • Evaluation of the session
  • Types of assessment
  • End of course Micro teach

Who should attend?

Members of staff who have been identified and chosen to train and assess the programme.