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In-House Lift Supervisor Course

March 4, 2020 | POA

Course Details:



One day classroom training suitable for candidates experienced with working with cranes.


This course is aimed at individuals who are required to supervise safe systems of work using lifting equipment such as mobile cranes. It is recommended that prior to attending this course candidates should have some basic experience of working with lifting equipment, especially mobile cranes.


Course Aim:

The aim of this course is to provide candidates with sufficient underpinning knowledge in order to undertake the role and responsibility of the Crane Lift Supervisor.  Following successful completion of the course candidates will be able to understand and follow safe systems of work utilising lift plans and method statements for all types of lifting operations.



Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will be issued with a Crane Lift Supervisor certificate and photo training card with three years expiry.


Topics covered during this course include:


..Legislation – LOLER, PUWER, HASAWA

..Codes of practice – BS7121

..Roles and responsibilities of personnel involved with lifting operations

..Crane appreciation – crane types, capabilities and limitations

..Crane terminology

..Documentation and certification for lifting equipment and lifting accessories

..Safe Load Indicators (SLI) and Safe Working Loads (SWL)

..Types of lifting accessories and safe use

..Slinging techniques

..Sling angles and the affect on SWL

..Methods of communication

..Proximity hazards

..Preparing a lift site in accordance with the AP’s safe system of work


March 4, 2020
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