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Crawler crane training (January 2022)

January 4 - January 10

We are running a crawler crane course for experienced plant operators!

This course is set over 5 days.

Spaces are limited to 2 delegates.

Please get in touch for further information.


Through a combination of targeted training and experience, you will be able to:

Roles and responsibilities

  • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator

Preparing for work

  • Name and explain the purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
  • Conform with manufacturer’s requirements as per the operator’s handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks

Travelling and manoeuvring

  • Configure and ready for travel
  • Travel the crane to an area of work
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces

Setting up for work

  • Configure the crane for lifting duties
  • Explain rigging and de-rigging procedures when fitting a lattice-type extension
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services

Working tasks

  • Programme / set-up Rated Capacity Indicators (RCI) for lifting duties
  • Lift various loads using the full radius and slewing capabilities of a crane
  • Accurately place loads
  • Change falls of rope on a hook block
  • Minimise the swinging of loads
  • Move loads through machine travel
  • Comply with signals and instructions
  • Maintain safe working situations

Completing work

  • Prepare the crane in preparation of movement from lifting duties

Shutting down

  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures
  • Explain loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting


ACOP Group
01269 844155


Capel Quarry, Cross Hands
Llanelli, SA14 7NH
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ACOP offer the full range of CPCS-accredited courses. This listing is an example of what we have forthcoming. However, please contact us will any individual requirements, or to ask for any cancellations and last minute offers.