Overhead Gantry Courses



Training at Centre:

Training Time:

Certificate and ID card issed on completion:

Remote control Included:

Previous in date certification required:

Ideal for use on Construction sites:

Course Info

We provide ITSSAR Accredited Training on pendant control and remote control, overhead gantry cranes at our customers sites.

Course Content

The Overhead Gantry Crane course content is as follows:

  • Operating the crane safely in accordance with the manufacturers handbook and demonstrate knowledge of the concepts set out in the Approved Codes of Practice.
  • Demonstrate a competent understanding of the crane’s controls and proper use of the lifting tackle.
  • Estimate/determine the weight of loads/centre of gravity
  • Use appropriate crane signals and communications
  • Types of lifting tackle and their applications
  • Methods of slinging and lifting as well as an appreciation for the angles of a lift
  • Isolating faulty equipment/procedures for fault reporting
  • Methods to protect loads from damage
  • Attaching lifting equipment to slings/carrying out a test lift/how to plan a lift

If you have no experience a novice course will be two days for a maximum of four candidates.

Experienced Operators with no formal training certificate will require a day’s training for a maximum of four candidates.

Safety Refresher courses for those who already hold a certificate one day for a maximum of four.

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2 Start Training is a well-established driver training organisation, established in November 2008. We have many thousands of satisfied customers, the majority of whom now enjoy a career in the logistics industry.

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