Truck Crane / Lorry Loader Operator Training


Student Materials:

Mobile Crane Safety Manual
Supplemental Handouts and Related Materials

Types of Equipment Covered

Truck Cranes, Hydraulic


Valid Driver's Lincense
Numerate / Literate ( There is an option for Verbal test)
Pass Mark required for both Theory and Practical is 75%
Course duration is Five to Ten days depending on experience
Refresher course duration is five days.
Certificate subject to renewal every two years.

Standards Covered

Crawler, Locomotive and Truck Cranes - American National Standards Institute B30.5
OSHA General Industry Crane Regulations - 1910.180
OSHA Construction Industry Crane Regulations - 1926.550
BS Standards
LOLER & PUWER regulations

Topics Covered

Mobile Crane Components and Lifting Definitions
Crane Operator Selection and Qualifications
Crane Operator Conduct
Crane Operator Responsibilities
Crane Accidents -Causes and Prevention
Working Around Power Lines
Critical Lifts
Suspended Personnel Platforms
Multi-Crane Lifts
Job Site Envelope
Hand Signals
Boom Assembly and Disassembly Procedures
Crane Set-up
Operating Requirements, Procedures and Precautions
Operational Limitations
Load Chart Interpretation Workshop
Crane Inspection Procedure and Checklist
Basic Rigging

Examination and Certificates

Written and Practical exercises are given to each attendee.

A CIT Ghana Certificate of Completion is issued to each attendee who successfully
completes the course of instruction.