Operate overhead/gantry cranes

The successful learner will be able to understand the functions, safety and suitability of the crane prior to utilisation in the freight handling industry. Learners are also able to inspect and record the operational fitness of the components of a crane, and be able to access available support systems and emergency services, in case of incidents and accidents while operating an overhead/gantry crane.

Course outline

At the end of the course, the learner will be able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge of the functions of a crane
  • identify the safety and suitability of the crane type prior to utilisation
  • inspect and record the operational fitness of the components of a crane
  • operate an overhead crane in a safe and competent manner
  • access available support systems and emergency services in case of incidents and accidents.

Course Information

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Unit Standard Title:

Operate defined purpose lift trucks

E-Learning Price:

Not Available as E-learning

E-Learning Duration:

Not Available as E-learning

Credits:

5

SAQA ID:

242976

Professional Body:

CPD Points:

NQF Level:

2

Prerequisites:

1. Communication at NQF Level 3 or equivalent Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3 or equivalent 2. Re-certification training should have a certificate not expired for more than 90 days 3. The driver should be declared physically fit and have completed an eyesight test (such as the Orthorator test, the Purdue University Test No 3, etc) and industry recognised depth perception and hand-eye-coordination test. 4. It is assumed that people starting to learn towards this unit standard have already undergone company induction, have an appropriate licence to operate in the work area, and are competent in unit standards which address: • Relevant Code of practice • Occupational Health, Safety and General Housekeeping • Mechanical Awareness and Plant Appreciation. Attachments and special equipment shall include: • S: Tandem Lifts • T: Special Categories The Codes and Attachments correspond with the National Code of Practice.

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

• This course is targeted at employees (novice or experienced) with responsibilities for functions within the workplace that relate to operating overhead/gantry cranes Cranes shall include: C30: Overhead pendant controlled , C31: Overhead cab controlled. Attachments and special equipment shall include: • S: Tandem Lifts • T: Special Categories The Codes and Attachments correspond with the National Code of Practice.

At SafetyCloud, we want to offer this same opportunity to prospective and current occupational health and safety professionals. They can now also receive training delivered through our our interactive online webinars. We have been at the forefront of occupational health, safety, and environmental training for over seven decades and looking to the future, we continue to offer the same world class training for which we have become renowned adding flexibility to train anytime from anywhere on our new powerful digital platform.

Unit Standard Title:

Operate defined purpose lift trucks

Webinar Price:

Not Available as Webinar

Webinar Duration:

Not Available as Webinar

Credits:

5

SAQA ID:

242976

Professional Body:

CPD Points:

NQF Level:

2

Prerequisites:

1. Communication at NQF Level 3 or equivalent Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3 or equivalent 2. Re-certification training should have a certificate not expired for more than 90 days 3. The driver should be declared physically fit and have completed an eyesight test (such as the Orthorator test, the Purdue University Test No 3, etc) and industry recognised depth perception and hand-eye-coordination test. 4. It is assumed that people starting to learn towards this unit standard have already undergone company induction, have an appropriate licence to operate in the work area, and are competent in unit standards which address: • Relevant Code of practice • Occupational Health, Safety and General Housekeeping • Mechanical Awareness and Plant Appreciation. Attachments and special equipment shall include: • S: Tandem Lifts • T: Special Categories The Codes and Attachments correspond with the National Code of Practice.

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

• This course is targeted at employees (novice or experienced) with responsibilities for functions within the workplace that relate to operating overhead/gantry cranes Cranes shall include: C30: Overhead pendant controlled , C31: Overhead cab controlled. Attachments and special equipment shall include: • S: Tandem Lifts • T: Special Categories The Codes and Attachments correspond with the National Code of Practice.

We continue to offer tailored on-site training and classroom-based teaching at any of our 12 NOSA Colleges throughout South Africa. Offering you access to more than 100 safety training programmes – including SAMTRAC, the world’s leading workplace risk management course and the most sought-after training certificate in the HSE industry, suited for all places of work. Book your seat at one of our NOSA Colleges to experience safety training in the classroom.

Unit Standard Title:

Operate defined purpose lift trucks

Course Price:

R 2 940 per day

Course Duration:

4 days (novice); 1 day (recertification)

Credits:

5

SAQA ID:

242976

Professional Body:

CPD Points:

NQF Level:

2

Prerequisites:

1. Communication at NQF Level 3 or equivalent Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3 or equivalent 2. Re-certification training should have a certificate not expired for more than 90 days 3. The driver should be declared physically fit and have completed an eyesight test (such as the Orthorator test, the Purdue University Test No 3, etc) and industry recognised depth perception and hand-eye-coordination test. 4. It is assumed that people starting to learn towards this unit standard have already undergone company induction, have an appropriate licence to operate in the work area, and are competent in unit standards which address: • Relevant Code of practice • Occupational Health, Safety and General Housekeeping • Mechanical Awareness and Plant Appreciation. Attachments and special equipment shall include: • S: Tandem Lifts • T: Special Categories The Codes and Attachments correspond with the National Code of Practice.

Target Groups:

• This course is targeted at employees (novice or experienced) with responsibilities for functions within the workplace that relate to operating overhead/gantry cranes Cranes shall include: C30: Overhead pendant controlled , C31: Overhead cab controlled. Attachments and special equipment shall include: • S: Tandem Lifts • T: Special Categories The Codes and Attachments correspond with the National Code of Practice.
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