Bespoke Courses for Clients - 3 Day Crane Supervisor (Bespoke) - Non CPCS

Available on client's site

Pre Course Requirement

Customer to provide suitable classroom facilities and crane with loads for day three 

Target Delegates

This  bespoke course  is aimed at companies who require individuals to supervise 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

Title: Crane Supervisor 
Duration: Three (3) consecutive days
Cost: P.O.A
Available on client’s site


The aim of this course is to provide candidates with underpinning knowledge in order for them to understand the role and responsibility of the Crane Supervisor. Following successful completion of the course candidates will be able to understand and follow safe systems of work for lifting operations including risk assessments and method statements.

Topics covered during this course include: 


  • Codes of practice
  • BS7121 parts 1 & 3 
  • Roles and responsibilities of personnel involved with the lifting operations 
  • Crane Appreciation
  • crane types, capabilities and limitations
  • Duty charts
  • Crane terminology
  • Site access and egress
  • Documentation and certification for lifting equipment and lifting accessories 
  • Crane stability/ground conditions 
  • Safe Load Indicators (SLI) and Safe Working Load Limits (SWL) 
  • Lifting accessories Types of accessories and use
  • Slinging techniques, down rating of accessories
  • Communicating a prepared method statement to a lifting team and carrying out the lift using a mobile crane 
  • Supervising lifting operations using a mobile crane


Successful candidates will be awarded an Ainscough certificate of training along with a photo ID card endorsed Crane Supervisor 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 recommended 5 year expiry

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