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Crane Supervisor Training Courses

Crane Supervisor Courses

The NPORS Crane Supervisor training course is aimed at anyone who is required to supervise safe systems of work using lifting equipment. The course aims to provide candidates with an understanding of the role and responsibility of the Crane Supervisor and on successful completion candidates will be able to understand and follow safe systems of work for lifting operations.


Course Content

  • Legislation ‐ LOLER, PUWER, HASAWA
  • Codes of practice ‐ BS7121
  • Roles and responsibilities of personnel involved with lifting operations
  • Crane appreciation ‐ crane types, capabilities and limitations
  • Duty charts
  • Crane terminology
  • Documentation and certification for lifting equipment and lifting accessories
  • Crane stability/ground conditions
  • Safe Load Indicators (SLI) and Safe Working Loads (SWL)
  • Lifting accessories
  • Types of accessories and use
  • Slinging techniques
  • Communications
  • Planning a lifting operation
  • Preparing a lift site in accordance with the AP’s safe system of work (end test)

Course Details:


2-4 days (dependent on experience)


Assessments per day:

4 maximum


Accrediting bodies: