Bespoke Courses for Clients - 3 Day Appointed Person (Bespoke) - Non CPCS

Available on clients site

Pre Course Requirement

Customer to provide suitable classroom facilites. 

Target Delegates

This course is aimed at anyone who is required to plan safe systems of work using lifting equipment. 
It is recommended that prior to attending this course individuals should have some experience of working with lifting 
equipment, especially mobile cranes.

Course Content

COURSE DETAILS

Title: Appointed Person

This is a Bespoke course aimed at Companies who required to plan safe systems of work using lifting equipment. It is recommended that prior to attending this course individuals should have some experience of working with lifting equipment, especially mobile cranes.

FULL QUOTATION & DATES ARE AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

Duration: Three (3) consecutive days including 1 day covering Theory and Practical assignments
Cost: POA


COURSE AIM AND CONTENTS
The aim of this course is to provide candidates with underpinning knowledge in order for them to understand the role and responsibility of the Appointed Person. Following successful completion of the course candidates will be able to identify and implement safe systems of work for lifting operations including writing risk assessments and method statements. Topics covered during this course include:

 

  • Legislation
  • LOLER, PUWER, HASAWA
  • Codes of practice
  • BS7121
  • Roles and responsibilities of personnel involved with lifting operations
  • Crane appreciation
  • crane types, capabilities and limitations
  • Duty charts
  • Crane terminology
  • Documentation and certification for lifting equipment and lifting accessories
  • Crane stability/ground conditions
  • Rated Capacity Indicators (R.C.I) and Safe Working Loads (SWL)
  • Lifting accessories
  • Types of accessories and use
  • Slinging techniques
  • Down rating of accessories
  • Sling angles
  • Communications
  • Planning a lifting operation
  • Writing a risk assessment (end test)
  • Writing a method statement (end test)

 


Certification

Successful candidates will be awarded a Ainscough certificate of training along with a photo ID card endorsed Appointed Person which will be valid for 5 years. Please note that on major construction sites this may not satisfy the training requirements where a CPCS card is required. If you are unsure please call the number shown below for further advice.

Next Stage

This card has a recommended 5 year expiry

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