Crawler Crane

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About The Course:

This course is for people with limited or no experience of operating a crawler crane.It teaches you how to operate and maintain a crawler crane safely. You gain the CPCS trained operator card (red card) on passing the CPCS technical test at the end.

Course Content

  • Operating the crane safely and productively
  • Responding to recognised crane signals accurately
  • Positioning the crane correctly
  • Altering  jib lengths and associated safety devices
  • Carrying out routine maintenance and making minor adjustments
  • Understanding safe-load indicators and duties charts
  • Identify the basic theory of power units, transmission systems and control systems
  • Programming safe-load indicators
  • Understanding the effects of radius change on the safe working capacity
  • Observing the statutory regulations and Codes of Practice
  • Gauging the effect of shock loading on structural strength, stability and load displacement
  • Recognising the principles of safe slinging and the types and capacities of chains, slings and lifting gear.

Teaching and Assessment

  • 8 days training – classroom-based tutorials and practical exercises
  • 1 day assessment – CPCS technical tests

The Qualification

  • CPCS trained operator card (red card) on passing the CPCS technical tests.
  • CITB National Construction College certificate.