This course aims to provide delegates with the skills necessary to safely fulfil the role of Crane Supervisor. Consisting of both class-room based learning and practical training, the objective of the course is to achieve a Construction Plant Competence Scheme Trained Operator Card (Red Card).
The course lasts between 2-4 days dependent on experience.
Where is this course available?
The course can be completed at one of our many outstanding locations across the UK, simply pick the one most convenient for you.
What level of experience do I need?
Delegates with some competency and experience with lifting operations are best suited to this course, due to the requirements specified in British Standard 7121 Safe Use of Cranes.
How can I achieve my Blue Card?
In order to achieve a Blue Card, an NVQ must be completed. This can be supplied through a site visit from one of Boss Training’s many NVQ assessors.
How do I renew my Blue Card?
If your logbook has been kept suitably up to date, then a simple touch-screen test is all that is needed. If not, an onsite assessment and/or practical test may be necessary.
What are the pre-requisites for this course?
Delegates must have a valid CSCS Health, Safety and Environment Supervisor test (the test must have been taken within the last two years to be considered credible). It is also recommended that delegates have a degree of prior experience with lifting equipment.
- Legislation and regulation
- Codes of practice (BS 7121)
- Personal duties and responsibilities
- Crane types and terminology
- Crane appreciation (abilities and limitations)
- Comprehending crane related documentation
- Slinging techniques
- Comprehending crane stability, safety devices, and duty charts
- Hazards and unsafe practice
- Understanding the roles of crane supervisor and appointed person
- Preparing a lift site in accordance with the AP’s safe system of work (end test)