Lift Planner – Single Lift

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Who it’s for

For candidates who wish to plan lifting operations on Network Rail Managed Infrastructure using a single machine.

Course Description

Provides the first stage of training for undertaking OTP Single Lift Planning, developing knowledge, understanding and skills through practical and theoretical exercises.
Successful completion of course would qualify to OTP Single Lift Planning – Probationary Level


Must be a minimum age of 18.
Must have a good level of literacy
Must have a good understanding of mathematical skill (equivalent to basic GCSE level)
Must have a good working knowledge of excel and word
Personal Track Safety
Meet the necessary medical requirements
Meet the necessary Drugs & Alcohol requirements
Access to a Windows laptop (not a mac) capable of running Spreadsheets, Word Documents and GKD planners and displaying PDF documents
Evidence of successful completion the OTP Lift Planning – Single Lift pre-course assessment.

Before any training takes place candidates will be required to successfully complete the OTP Lift Planning – Single Lift pre-course assessment.
If the candidates is unsuccessful during this pre-course assessment delegates will not be permitted to continue into further stages of training.
Candidates will be able to reapply for training at a later stage once they are confident that they will be able to successfully complete the pre-course assessment again.

Post Training Requirements

Following completion of the training each delegate shall undertake a period of mentored workplace experience to enable the learning to be consolidated through practical workplace experience.
Candidates shall have completed and had confirmed as successfully executed a minimum of four lift plans within the mentoring period there have been no incidents, accidents, close calls or near misses as a direct result of the delegate completing the activities.
At the end of this period the delegate shall successfully complete the end of mentorship assessment in order to be awarded full OTP Lift Planning Single Lift competence.
Individuals who do not successfully complete post mentoring assessment shall be recommended to undertake a further period of mentorship or repeat initial training.

Course Length

5 days

Class Size

Max 4

Please note – There are three parts to this competency:
OTP Single Lift Planning – Single Lift pre-course assessment (Not included)
OTP Single Lift Planning – Probationary Level (Included)
OTP Single Lift Planning – Post mentor assessment (Not included)

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Ashleigh Murtagh

Very good informative training with Chris who is very knowledgable and professional – made the whole experience easy and enjoyable. Would highly recommend.

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Harry Betteridge

I have just completed my training and now with Chris doing my NVQ. Yet again very professional and well explained training. Its not my first course/training with Chris and certainly wont be my last.


Jay Turner

Great Training, clear and easy to understand. Really good training facility will use for future training and recommend.

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