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Crawler Crane


3 - 5 Days Dependent on Experience

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Who's it for:

Potential and existing operators who have received no formal instruction and those requiring refresher training.


Aims and benefits:

To provide the delegate with both theoretical and practical knowledge to enable
them to operate the equipment to the national standards. 
To provide comprehensive training in the operation of a crawler crane.

Course Content:

  • Operating the crane safely / Responding to recognised crane signals accurately
  • Correct positioning of the crane
  • Altering jib lengths and associated safety devices
  • Routine maintenance and minor adjustments
  • Safe load indicators and duties charts
  • Chains, slings and lifting gear
  • Crane capabilities and safety precautions
  • Basic theory of power units, transmission systems and control system
  • Understanding and interpreting duties charts
  • Understanding how to programme safe load indicators
  • The effects of radius change on the safe working capacity
  • Principles of safe slinging and the types and capacities of chains, slings and
  • lifting gear
  • Effects of shock loading on structural strength, stability and load displacement
  • Statutory regulations and Codes of Practice applicable to lifting operations

Training Methods:

  • Practical Aspect
  • Classroom/Tutorials
  • This is an off-centre category and training will be provided at customers premises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Practical Test
  • Written Test
  • In House Certification upon successful completion of course
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