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Mobile crane training (January 2020)

January 6 - January 18

We are running a mobile crane course.

This course is set over 10 days (weekdays, Monday to Friday).

Spaces are limited to 2 delegates per course.

There is an option to add the slinger/ signaller course as a bolt on, at a reduced rate.

Please get in touch for further information.

Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual with the mobile crane 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
  • Explain all relevant documentation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks

Travelling and manoeuvring

  • Configure and set for travel (site and highway)
  • Travel the crane to an area of work
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces

Setting up for work

  • Configure the crane for lifting duties
  • Deploy outriggers to specification (where applicable)
  • Explain action required for hazards, underground and overhead services

Working tasks

  • Programme / set-up Rated Capacity Indicators 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 (where applicable)
  • Maintain safe working situations
  • Comply with signals and instructions
  • Explain rigging and de-rigging procedures when fitting fly jibs or boom extensions

Completing work

  • Dismantle the crane in preparation of movement

Shutting down

  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures


January 6
January 18
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ACOP Group
01269 844155


Capel Quarry, Cross Hands
Llanelli, SA14 7NH
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