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CPCS A64 Overhead Travelling Crane / Gantry Crane

Course Objective:


To provide thorough theory and practical training in the role of the Gantry Crane operator enabling candidates to competently and safely carry out the role with a view to confidently achieving the relevant CPCS Theory and Practical tests.


A64 Overhead Travelling Crane Training Course Content:


- Current Legislation and regulations: LOLER 1998, PUWER 1998, WAHR 2005, MHOR 1992, ACOPs BS7121 Parts 1 & 2, BS5744

- Duties of personnel involved in Lifting Operations

- Crane appreciation, types, applications, limitations and terminology

- Lifting equipment and lifting accessories documentation

- Load calculations, centre of gravities

- Risk assessments, method statements

- Safe working loads (SWL), Working load limits of lifting accessories, mode factors

- Types of lifting accessories and their application

- Communication procedures, signaling

- Understand the basics of power units, control systems and safety devices

- Crane daily inspections

- Isolating, fault reporting

- Operating crane in various planes as per manufacturers recommendation

- Controlling load movement with various load types


Prior Requirement / Prerequisites:


In order to be eligible to undertake CPCS Overhead Travelling Crane testing, candidates must have achieved the relevant CITB Health, Safety & Environment (HS&E) touch-screen-test within 2 years.




The duration of this course is subject to a variety of factors including candidate experience and prior tuition received, delegate numbers, site restrictions etc. Given this, TUTS don't adopt a 'one size fits all' approach to our course delivery. Please speak to one of our trusted advisors to determine a delivery package that's specific to you and/or your business.  


Delivery Location(s):


- Customer Site (Training & Testing) - Site must adhere to CPCS specifications

- Enfield, London


CITB Grant Available?


Yes - please speak to one of our advisors should you require any further information, what’s more TUTS will even assist in claiming any CITB grants available to you.


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