Our six training depots are located in: Portsmouth; Otterbourne; Aldermaston; Theale; Worthing and Havant. Our training centres are conveniently situated within the local areas of the following counties to provide the maximum coverage within: Hampshire; Isle of Wight; West Sussex; East Sussex; Surrey; Buckinghamshire; Oxfordshire; Berkshire; Wiltshire and the eastern side of Dorset.
Overhead Gantry Operator Training
We provide ITSSAR Accredited Training on pendant control, remote control, and overhead gantry cranes at our customer's sites.
What will the Overhead Gantry Crane training typically cover?
The Overhead Gantry Crane course content is as follows:
Operating the crane safely in accordance with the manufacturer's handbook and demonstrating 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
Training Duration for Overhead Gantry Crane operator training?
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.