Train the Trainer Overhead Crane - Training Plus - Health & Safety Courses
3-5 days

Course Summary

The Train the Trainer - Overhead Crane course is designed to equip personnel with a thorough understanding of the subject for presentation to groups of operators.

The Train the Trainer – Overhead Crane course consists of the following:-

  •     Adult learning principles
  •     Developing course objectives
  •     Developing course curriculum
  •     Developing the Instructors guide
  •     Presentation and communication techniques
  •     Developing testing procedures
  •     Developing pre and post class surveys
  •     Crane nomenclature and construction
  •     Operator qualifications
  •     Operator requirements and responsibilities
  •     Safe, effective and efficient operating
  •     Techniques
  •     Operational limitations
  •     Handling the load
  •     Methods and forms on communication
  •     Considerations for critical lifts
  •     Equipment overload, shock loading
  •     Pre-operation and post operation inspections
  •     Inspection procedure and documentation
  •     Equipment maintenance
  •     Minimizing the opportunity for accidents
  •     Wire rope construction and inspection
  •     Basic rigging principles
  •     Determining the loads centre of gravity
  •     Sling selection and inspection
  •     Tension developed by sling angles
  •     Wire rope construction and inspection
  •     Hitch selection and applications
  •     Effect of sling angles on rigging and hardware

There is no written test but the trainees will be assessed on the practical element.

The training involves candidate participation with the emphasis on the practical element of the training. Candidates will carry out a practical training session on which they will be assessed.

The candidate will complete a pre-course questionnaire, a mid-course interview and a post-course professional discussion to fulfill the requirements of the criteria.

Who is it for?

Any personnel who have the responsibility for in-house training and overhead crane instructors wanting to refresh their certification or gain new ideas.

You will need
  •     High vis jacket
  •     Safety gloves
  •     Safety glasses
  •     Steel toe capped boots
  •     Hard hat
Your skill level

Delegates must be able to operate an overhead crane in order to be able to demonstrate the requirements needed to pass the instructor course.


Do I need to pay for my training before I do it?

Yes you do, you can pay online when you book your course, or call 0845 872 3411 and pay with a credit card over the phone. Customers with credit terms, please call Training Plus to book your course on 0845 872 3411.

Can you cater for students with special needs?

Yes, but as with all special requirements that differ from the norm, please make us aware of your requirements and we will do our best to provide the appropriate support.

Are there any car parking spaces available?

Yes, there are a lot of FREE car parking spaces available in the area.

What accommodation is available?

There are a variety of hotels and B & B’s in the area. There is a list available to assist you with booking your stay.

Am I going to feel safe during my course participation?

Beside the fact that our staff and the environment of the school will make you feel happy and safe, CCTV is operating in most of the school’s areas.

I’m getting on a bit, is it like going back to school and will I feel out of place?

Not at all. A large percentage of our learners are mature students simply keeping up to date with current standards. Everybody is made to feel welcome in the centre.