CIF Appointed Person (Lifting Operations)

Training Course Information

Who should attend?

Supervisors and managers with a responsibility for lifting operations who have sufficient experience of the use of cranes to meet the requirements specified in Safe Use of Cranes. The position of an Appointed Person carries a great deal of responsibility and only suitable personnel should be selected for this role.

To make candidates more aware of the Appointed Persons` responsibilities and how best to fulfill them

• Regulations, legislation and Codes of Practice
• Safe Systems of Work Including Method Statements and risk assessments
• Personal Responsibilities duties and roles
• Cranes: Types and Terms structure and size
• Crane Documentation
• Crane Stability and Ground Pressure Loading pad size
• Duty Charts and Safety Devices
• Basic Terminology
• Lift Loads and load planning
• Environment

Course Method:
Theory in classroom setting over 3 days including scale drawing and compiling of site lift plans.

The duties of the Appointed Person should include:

The assessment of the lifting operation to cover;

• Planning
• Selection of cranes
• Selection of lifting gear
• Selection of personnel
• Instruction and supervision
• Consultation with other responsible bodies if necessary
• Ensuring that adequate inspection and maintenance of lifting equipment has been carried out.
• Ensuring that there is an effective procedure for reporting defects and incidents and taking any necessary corrective action.
• Responsibility for the organisation, control and safety of the lifting operation.


10 Candidates per course

Duration of course

This is a three day course running on the 3rd, 10th & 17th of November 2017.

€795 per candidate for CIF members or €895.00 for non-members.

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Booking Terms and Conditions:

Please complete the Form and return with Payment, and one Passport photo for the attention of Learning & Development, CIF, Construction House, Canal Road, Dublin 6. Cheques should be made payable to CIF. Payment MUST be included. Only course places with payment will be booked.

Cancellation Policy:

7 – 10 working days’ notice will incur a 50% cancellation fee. 6 working days’ notice or less will incur a 100% cancellation fee. A ‘no show’ on the day also incurs a 100% cancellation fee. Substitute delegates are permitted on all courses provided entry requirements are adhered to. CIF reserves the right to cancel course dates in the event of insufficient enrolments.

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