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Crane Supervisor

Course Duration

Days: 1 – 3 (last day for CPCS testing)


1 – 6

Course Objectives

This course will enable you to undertake the duties of a crane supervisor as defined by the appointed person.

 You will learn how to comply with legislation, regulations, Codes of Practice and industrial requirements.

 Course Summary

  • Legislation, regulations and Codes of Practice relating to lifting duties
  • Safe systems of work including method statements
  • Taking personal responsibility
  • Different types of cranes and associated terminology
  • Understanding crane documentation
  • Understanding crane stability, duty charts and safety devices
  • Crane appreciation
  • Observing British Standard 7121
  • Understanding the role of crane supervisor
  • Understanding the role of appointed person
  • Preparing an area with exclusion zones.


CPCS Trained Operator Card – Valid for 2 years.

Luddon Construction Ltd Theory and Practical Certificate for in-house courses.

Refresher Period

The CPCS Trained Operator Card is not renewable (see follow on-courses below).

Any Other Relevant Information

Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) Testing is carried out to CPCS standards by CPCS Approved Testers.

CPCS testing consists of passing a Health, Safety and Environment test for Managers and Professionals, then a CPCS Theory Test followed by a CPCS Practical Test.  All tests may be monitored by CPCS.

Recommended Follow-On Courses

CPCS require that a Vocational Qualification (VQ) L3 in Controlling Lifting Operations is achieved within 2 years of gaining a CPCS Trained Operator Card.

A CPCS Competent Operator Card, for this category, can be applied for upon achievement of the relevant VQ.  

The CPCS Competent Operator Card is valid for 5 years and is renewable.

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