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A64 Overhead Travelling Crane

A CPCS Constructed Course.


Your chosen CPCS accredited category.



Both theoretical and practical elements of the course.


Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will be awarded with a Red CPCS Trained Operator accredited card.

Course Details

Who Attends?

This course is for people with limited or no experience of operating a Overhead Travelling Crane.
It teaches you how to operate and maintain a Overhead Travelling Crane safely

The Aim?

To provide high quality training and testing in the safe and effective use of plant and machinery to enable the candidate to attain the CPCS Red Operator Card.

Course Content
  • Current Legislation and regulations: LOLER 1998, PUWER 1998, WAHR 2005, MHOR 1992, ACOPs BS7121 Parts 1 & 2, BS5744
  • Duties of personnel involved in Lifting Operations
  • Crane appreciation, types, applications, limitations and terminology
  • Lifting equipment and lifting accessories documentation
  • Load calculations, centre of gravities
  • Risk assessments, method statements
  • Safe working loads (SWL), Working load limits of lifting accessories, mode factors
  • Types of lifting accessories and their application
  • Communication procedures, signalling
  • Understand the basics of power units, control systems and safety devices
  • Crane daily inspections
  • Isolating, fault reporting
  • Operating crane in various planes as per manufacturers recommendation
  • Controlling load movement with various load types
Methods Used

The course is delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practical’s. Delegates will be assessed through both theory and practical tests.

Additional Information

• Delegates must have passed a CITB Health, Safety and Environment (HS&E) test no more than two years before attending this course.
• Delegates must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.


CPCS Red Trained Operator Card


To be announced


Please get in touch for dates – 08433 301 236

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