Crane Supervisor


The Crane Supervisor course is designed for managers or supervisors responsible for supervising lifting operations. The course aims to provide candidates with the knowledge required to carry out the duties of the Crane Supervisor in line with the relevant legalisation and regulations.

The aim of the course is to:

Train selected personnel in the skills and knowledge needed to carry out the duties of the Crane Supervisor as defined in BS 7121

The Objectives of the Course are to enable delegates to:

The candidate will be able to undertake duties of a crane supervisor as defined by the appointed person, complying with legislation, regulations, Codes of Practice and industrial requirements.

Who do we recommend attends the Course?

Supervisors and managers with a responsibility for supervising lifting operations who have sufficient experience of the use of cranes to meet the requirement specified in British Standard 7121 Safe Use of Cranes

Course Summary

Candidates will participate in theory and practical lessons / demonstrations covering:

  • Legislation, regulations and Codes of Practice relating to lifting duties
  • Safe systems of work including method statements
  • Personal responsibility
  • Cranes: types and terms
  • Crane documentation
  • Crane stability, duty charts and safety devices
  • Crane appreciation
  • British Standard 7121
  • Role of crane supervisor
  • Role of appointed persons
  • Preparing an area, with exclusion zones

Course Duration – CPCS, NPORS, STS Group Certification

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