For the CPCS Crane Supervisor course, it is recommended that prior to attending this course individuals should have some experience of working with lifting equipment, especially mobile cranes).
To gain your NOCN Cskills Awards Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Planning Lifts (Construction) (Code QUA919) you would need to be working as a Crane Supervisor to be able to gain evidence required of the qualification
Also a good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.
This course is aimed at service leavers who wish to gain a career in Lifting Operations as a Crane Supervisor. On successful completion they will achieve the NOCN CSkills Awards L4 NVQ Diploma in Supervising Lifting Operations (Code QUB919) – Supervising Lifts (Construction) (QCF)
Qualification Code: QUB919 Qualification Title: Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Supervising Lifts Awarding Body: NOCN Cskills Awards Expected Completion Time: as quickly as needed. Maximum time frame 6-9 months
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 Crane Supervisor. Following successful completion of the course candidates will be able understand and follow safe systems of work for lifting operations including 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
Documentation and certification for lifting equipment and lifting accessories
Crane stability/ground conditions
Safe Load Indicators (SLI) and Safe Working Loads (SWL)
Types of accessories and use
Down rating of accessories
Planning a lifting operation
Preparing a lift site in accordance with the AP’s safe system of work (end test)