Crane Supervisor (A62)
The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) 1998 state that every lifting operation involving lifting equipment (cranes) must be ‘appropriately supervised’. A trained and competent Crane Supervisor would be nominated by the Appointed Person.
It is a legal requirement under The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) 1998 that every lifting operation is appropriately supervised.
The Crane Supervisor training course is designed to tap-in to your existing knowledge of lifting operations and enhance it, to enable you to direct and supervise a safe lifting operation in accordance with the safe system of work.
The course will also help you identify problems that may have the potential to lead to unsafe situations during a lifting operation.
Successful candidates will be awarded a CPCS Trained Operator card for Crane Supervisor (Lifting Operations)
Four days: suitable for most candidates with lifting operations experience
- Legislation and Codes of Practice (BS 7121)
- Roles and responsibilities of lifting operations personnel
- Thorough examination and certification
- Crane appreciation
- Lifting capacity and duties charts
- Crane positioning and configuration
- Selection and use of lifting accessories
- Methods of communication
- Checking and working to a risk assessment
- Checking and working to a method statement
- Briefing and supervising others involved in the lifting operation
- CPCS Technical Test for category A62 – Crane Supervisor (Lifting Operations)
The course must be followed up by an NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Supervising Lifts (Construction), within two years. This will award you with a CPCS Competent Operator card for Crane Supervisor (Lifting Operations).
To further develop your abilities in supervising safe systems of work, the Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) course is recommended.
If you wish to develop into the organisation of lifting operations, consider the Appointed Person course in the future.
Other Options for this Course
This course can be done without the CPCS Technical Test, which would award Emerson certification and consists of the CPCS Technical Test only (no training).
All candidates that attend the CPCS Crane Supervisor course must have passed the Construction Skills Supervisors Health and Safety Test within two years prior to commencing the course.
Information is available at: www.cskills.org/supportbusiness/healthsafety/test/
Or call: 0344 994 4488
For the CPCS test questions and practical test specification, visit: www.cskills.org/education/cpcs/