(Slinging & Lifting)
(A Voluntary Training Standards Organisation and a founder
member of the Accredited Body's Association) Basic
Operator Training course is aimed those who need to operate an
Overhead Gantry Crane. It has been accredited by the HSE as
providing for giving the learners, the skills and knowledge to
correctly, safely and legally operate an Overhead Gantry Crane.
There is a theory aspect of the course that teaches the learners
the necessary legislation and general principles of lifting
recommended by the operator's code of conduct. It takes
approximately 3 hours and is normally delivered in a classroom
format. The practical training takes longer depending on the
size of the class and their experience, but will be tailored to
meet each individuals needs. Every learner will spend sufficient
time learning to operate the crane to gain the experience and
skills they need.
test at the end of the course is part theory and part practical
and the learners will also be assessed carrying out a pre-use
check. The aim of the course is to ensure the successful
learners gain a detailed understanding of crane maintenance and
operations and sufficiently understand the roles and
responsibilities of operating an Overhead Gantry Crane,
especially their legal obligations whilst in control of the
Employers will benefit from the course as it will provide their
employees with adequate training in the safe and legal operation
of an Overhead Gantry Crane so it will improve your businesses
efficiency. It will decrease the risk of accidents and damage
and of course the financial loss that results from this. It will
also ensure your business is compliant with the current relevant
What Do I Bring?
High Vis Jacket
National Insurance number
What Do I Get?
Upon successful completion of the course, a 5 year licence
01606 55 67 55
Thomas Truck Training Ltd,
1 Nat Lane, Winsford, Cheshire.