The 2 Day Lantra Lift Supervisor Course/Crane Supervisor Course will consist of the following and include 1 Day virtual delivery via Zoom and 1 Day site based activity at our task specific, purpose built training centre in Lecarrow, Kilglass, Co. Roscommon:
Day 1 –
Legislation & Codes of Practise,
Roles & Responsibilities,
Duty Charts & Crane Terminology,
Crane Stability/Ground Conditions,
Lifting Accessories & Types of accessories,
Down Rating of accessories,
Communication & Co-Ordination.
Day 2 –
Planning a Lifting operation – following
Implementing & Supervising a full lift plan on site.
Crane Supervisor Test end of day 2.
Theory pass is 35 out of 40 questions. Practical – 75% to pass.
Legislation ‐ Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act 2005, Safety, Health & Welfare at Work General Applications 2007, Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Construction Regulations 2013.
Codes of practice ‐ National Standards for the safe use of Cranes in Ireland 360:2019, Code of practise for the safe use with of tower cranes & self-erecting cranes 361:2013– with reference to parts of BS7121 (UK crane reference material) & Code of Practice for Avoiding Danger from Overhead Electricity Lines.
Roles and responsibilities of personnel involved with lifting operations – Appointed Person/Crane Co-Ordinator, Crane/Lift Supervisor, Crane Operator, Slinger Signaller.
Crane appreciation ‐ crane types, capabilities and limitations /choosing the right crane for the job.
Duty charts – understanding and interpretation.
Crane terminology – understanding the language used in the industry.
Documentation and certification for lifting equipment and lifting accessories – 6 monthly, 12 monthly, lifting people.
Crane stability/ground conditions – Ground Pressure Calculations, Working near Excavations/Trenches.
Safe Load Indicators (SLI) and Safe Working Loads (SWL) – Understanding the crane SLI.
Lifting accessories – choosing the correct accessories for the job.
Types of accessories and use – different types and capabilities.
Slinging techniques – SWL of accessories, reductions in SWL.
Down rating of accessories – Mode Factors – 2 leg and 4 leg.
Sling angles – max angles of use – pressure in legs/slings.
Wind Pressure Calculation – Effects of wind on a load.
Communications – hand signals, two way radio, crash radios-crane co-ordination.
Supervising a lifting operation – Following & Implementing a site specific lift plan including a risk assessment, method statement, toolbox talk.
Written Test. 40 Questions, completing a full lift plan.
- CIF Member: €595.00
- Non Member: €695.00
Upon sucessful completion candidates will receive:
- Lantra Lift Supervisor / Crane Coordinator Certificate
- Lantra Lift Supervisor / Crane Coordinator Card which is valid for 4 years.
- 14 Structured CPD points
Please note: Candidates must complete a one day refresher every 4 years.