Standards for Technical Roles

Offshore Crane Operator Stage 1 (Introductory) Training

Standard Code: 9034

Amendment: October 2012

Aim and objectives:

The aim of the Offshore Crane Operator Stage 1 Training Programme is to provide the delegate with the basic knowledge and skills required of an Offshore Crane Operator.

The key objectives are:

  • To introduce the delegate to crane operations terminology.
  • To ensure the delegate can identify and explain key elements of relevant legislation.
  • To ensure the delegate understands the role and responsibilities of the offshore crane operator and safety implications attached to that role.
  • To ensure the delegate understands the main crane controls, safety devices, working limitations, associated hazards and safe work practices of an offshore crane operator.
  • To ensure the delegate understands typical crane maintenance and inspection requirements.
  • The delegate to practice operating a crane and crane simulator following a basic lifting plan - after receiving instruction from qualified training staff.

Target audience:

This training programme has been designed for personnel that have little or no crane operating experience and wish to gain theoretical and practical knowledge of offshore crane operations.

Delegate pre-requisites:

Delegates must provide evidence of a medical/eye exam test to confirm their depth of vision and that they are not colour blind.

Validity:

No expiry

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