Bespoke Courses for Clients - 2 Day Appointed Person Overhead Travelling Crane (Inc Pedestal) (Bespoke) Non CPCS

Available on clients site

Pre Course Requirement

Customer to provide Overhead Crane for day two.

Target Delegates

This is a bespoke course is aimed at companies who currently plan safe systems of work using lifting equipment. It is recommended that prior to attending this course individuals should obtain a copy of BS7121 part 1 plus B.S.5744 plus
a copy of LOLER 98 ACoP. They should be familiar with all relevant legislation.

Course Content


Title: Appointed Person Overhead Travelling Crane (Inc Pedestal)

Duration: Two (2) days

Cost: Price on application


The aim of this course is to enable delegates to select the overhead crane and lifting accessories and plan lifting operations in accordance with current legislation. Candidates should already 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 but not exclusive to:

  • Legislation
  • Codes of practice
  • BS7121
  • Roles and responsibilities of personnel involved with lifting operations 
  • Crane appreciation
  • OHTC
  • crane types, capabilities and limitations 
  • Risk Assessment
  • Crane terminology
  • Documentation and certification for lifting equipment and lifting accessories 
  • Safe Working Loads (SWL) 
  • Lifting accessories
  • Types of accessories and use 
  • Slinging techniques
  • Down rating of accessories
  • Sling angles
  • Communications
  • Planning a lifting operation


Successful candidates will be awarded an Ainscough certificate of training along with a photo ID card endorsed Appointed Person OHTC and 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 5 year recommended expiry

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