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To optimise the safe use of overhead cranes it is vital that professional crane operator training is conducted by experienced and accredited instructors. RSIS Crane operator training courses are normally conducted at customers’ sites so that the training is entirely relevant to the specific needs of the delegates. These training courses offer the delegates both theoretical and practical training skills to enable them to operate the equipment professionally and safely.

Many of our crane training courses are accredited by RTITB and fully comply with the British Standards BS712-1:2006 which states that the training of personnel should be treated as an important element in the overall safe planning and supervision of lifting operations.

Cab Crane

Duration: 3-5 Days | Capacity: 3 Delegates

Poorly trained operators could cause serious injury to your plant personnel, substantial damage to your equipment or the loads they carry. Your operators are required to be qualified and trained to operate this equipment.

This course varies from three to five days in duration depending on the number of delegates and covers all the requirements for overhead crane operation including the reasons behind the requirements. They begin with the fundamentals such as identification of major crane components and focuses on the safe and proper operation of the crane.

Goliath Crane

Duration: 1 Day | Capacity: 6 Delegates

The key features of this two day course provide delegates with the ability to perform pre-use crane operation and pre-lifting checks, how to undertake lifting operations safely maintaining safe operation and load stability. The delegate will also on completion of the course have a greater understanding of the regulations governing the safe use and operation of the Goliath Crane.

Radio and Pendant Crane

Duration: 1 Day | Capacity: 6 Delegates

Both these one day courses teach the basic skill requirements and associated job safety knowledge to operators of Overhead Radio and Pendant Operated Cranes. The courses involve specific job training in both related job safety knowledge and practical skill applications for the safe operation of overhead cranes. On completion of the course delegates will understand the statutory requirements and the need for safety training. The course covers principal components and terminology, operating procedures, signalling, daily checks, lifting, travelling, emergency procedures and much more.

Lifting Gear Inspection

Duration: 1 Day | Capacity: 6 Delegates

This course is designed for employees who have a responsibility for issuing, storing, pre-use and in-service inspection, condemning or acquiring lifting equipment. You have a duty of care to ensure your employees are competent to carry out this skill especially if you are appointing them as your responsible person.

On completion of the course, the trainee will be aware of the safe practices and proper procedures required when inspecting Lifting Tackle and Accessories including recording and keeping of records as required by statutory provision (PUWER and LOLER) Skills training is one of the best investments any organisation can make. Delegates come from all aspects of industry, which enhances the learning environment by exchanging views and opinions.

Wire Rope Inspection

Duration: 1 Day | Capacity: 6 Delegates

This is a course for those candidates who require a working knowledge of wire ropes and involved in the in service inspection of the rope and terminal fittings. Some of the key features of this course include understanding the skills and knowledge to apply the statutory requirements of BS EN 12385 for examination and removal of wire rope in service, a thorough understanding of wire rope construction performance and factors causing rope deterioration and a thorough knowledge of the safe use and correct handling of wire rope in accordance with their use and the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act.