ELCAS funded A62 Crane Supervisor/Lift Supervisor – NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Supervising Lifts (Construction)

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Pre Course Requirement

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 QUB919) 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.


Target Delegates

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)


Course Content

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
  • Duty charts
  • Crane terminology
  • Documentation and certification for lifting equipment and lifting accessories
  • Crane stability/ground conditions
  • Safe Load Indicators (SLI) 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
  • Preparing a lift site in accordance with the AP’s safe system of work (end test)



On successful completion of the process, the candidate will be awarded the NOCN Cskills Awards L4 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Supervising Lifts (Construction) (QCF) (Code QUB919)


Next Stage

The NOCN CSkills Awards L4 NVQ Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Supervising  Lifts (Construction) (QCF) is a life long qualification.


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