Overhead Gantry Crane

The Overhead Gantry Crane course will provide the candidate with the basic knowledge and practical skills involved in operating a Overhead Gantry Crane.

Course TitleOverhead Gantry Crane
Course DurationTen Days
Delegates4 Maximum

    • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operator
    • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the Overhead Gantry Crane
    • To be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions
    • To be able to locate and identify key controls and explain their functions
    • Set up an exclusion zone
    • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for overhead crane use
    • Conduct all pre-operational and running checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements
    • Prepare the overhead crane for use and operate machine safely and efficiently
    • Environmental considerations
    • Carry out all end of work and shut down procedures.It is envisage that by the end of this Overhead Gantry Crane Course that the candidate will be able to:
  • Introduction & Aims
  • Current Legislation (Inc LOLER 98 / BS7121)
  • Pre Use Checks & Maintenance
  • Safe Operations of Gantry Cranes
  • Introduction to Work Equipment
  • Basic Slinging & Signals
  • Raising, Transporting & landing a Load
  • Lifting Plans
  • Theoretical Assessment
  • Practical Training & Assessment
  • Statement