Non CPCS Crane Supervisor 4 Day Course (Lancashire)

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When completing Non CPCS Training with us you will attend a CPCS course and complete the same training and testing but be awarded our own certification on successful completion.

Please click here to be directed to the CPCS page to make the booking. Please add ‘NON CPCS’ in the additional notes to let us know. If you need any help please let us know.


Target Delegates

This course is aimed at anyone who is required 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.


Pre Course Requirement

Individuals should have some experience of working with lifting equipment, especially mobile cranes.


Course Content

Title: NON CPCS Crane Supervisor
Duration: Four (4) consecutive days

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)

Please see 4 Day CPCS Crane Supervisor Courses for dates

For further information please call 01772 623591



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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