Crane Controller – Excavator Crane

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2 days, class size 4.

Course Description

Provides the skills and underpinning knowledge required to undertake Crane Controller duties including:

Describe how the Excavator Crane is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations
Describe what preparatory checks need to be completed on the machine including;
Pre-start checks/maintenance are complete/documented
Machine/Crane Controller’s checklist is completed
Describe the checks need to be completed on lifting accessories prior to use.
Briefly describe the main functions of all relevant controls available to the Driver/Operator.
Avoid the Excavator Crane being placed in an unstable condition.
Demonstrate their ability to read a work / Lift plan and communicate its content effectively.
Correctly attach and use the lifting accessories to ensure a safe lift
Control the movement of the Excavator Crane taking into account:
Condition of the track
Load height & Radius
Machine Sectors
Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement / lift.

Who its for

Anyone required to undertake Crane Controller duties.


Personal Track Safety
On Track Plant Core
Meet the necessary medical requirements
Meet the necessary Drugs & Alcohol requirements
Hold competence for Machine Controller – Material Handler
Hold competence for Slinger

Course Length

2 days

Class size


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