Offshore crane operator. Stage 1

Designed to suit personnel who have no previous crane operating experience.

Courses Duration Participants Language
3 days 1-4 prs Eng / Id
3 days 1-4 prs Eng / Ukr
3 days 1-4 prs English
3 days 1-4 prs English
3 days 1-4 prs English
3 days 1-4 prs English

The Aims of the Course

Covers basic knowledge and control skills achieving good foundation training for advancement to Offshore Crane Operator Stage 2 training.

Requirements for the students

No special requirements. But preferable to have minimum understanding of marine lifting operations.

What Will Be Covered During The Course?

  • Health & Safety Legislation
  • Basic Crane Terminology
  • Principles of Stability
  • Basic Mechanical Principles
  • Safety Devices
  • Safe Working Loads
  • British Standard Hand Signals
  • Rated Capacity Indicators
  • Pre-operational Checks/Shutdown Procedure
  • Introduction to Wire Ropes
  • Practical Instruction covering the operating techniques to:
  • Contribute to integrated safe systems of work
  • Carry out pre-start checks and inspections
  • Lift, transfer and position loads
  • Respond to hand signals and radio instruction