The aim of the course is to provide delegates with the skills and underpinning knowledge required to undertake Crane Controller Knuckle Boom Crane (KBC) duties.
Maximum number of delegates permitted on the course – 4
Course duration (days) – 2 Days
At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:
- Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
- Describe how the Crane is designed to function in a lift.
- Avoidthe Crane being placed in an unstable condition.
- Demonstratetheir ability to read a work / lift plan and communicate its content effectively.
- Correctlyattach and use the lifting accessories to ensure a safe lift
- Control the movement of the Crane taking into account:
- Condition of the track
- Load height & radius
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.
Pre-requisites & Requirements
The following requirements must be met for the course to run Network Rail Standards:
Must hold current and valid:
- Industry recognised slinger competence
- Crane Controller OTP Core competence
Post Training Requirements
Upon successful completion of the course the delegate shall be awarded full competence followed by a period of workplace support.
Primary sponsor shall make suitable arrangements to provide additional workplace support in line with their own Competence Management System until such a time the primary sponsor identifies that it is no longer a requirement.
Periods of workplace support should be recorded, documented and retained for audit purposes.
Provided the delegate achieves competence, NCCA Sentinel shall be notified and the skills added to the delegate’s Sentinel Smart Card records. Additionally, the delegates’ company’s authority to work record shall be updated to reflect successful completion of this training event.
If competency cannot be demonstrated, further training and assessment shall be undertaken.
RIS 1530-PLT Rail Industry Standard for Engineering Acceptance of On-Track Plant and Associated Equipment
NR/PLANT/0200/Module P301 Road Rail Access Points
NR/PLANT/0200/Module P501 Systems of Work
NR/PLANT/0200/Module P503 Planning for Lifting Operations
NR/PLANT/0200/Module P504 Plant Documentation and Marking
NR/PLANT/0200/Module P505 Safe Working with Plant
NR/PLANT/0200/Module P507 On-track Plant
NR/PLANT/0200/Module P509 Trailers and Attachments
NR/PLANT/0200/Module P510 Safe Use of Quick Hitch Systems
NR/PLANT/0200/Module P513 Mobile Plant (non-rail mounted) and Road Vehicles
NR/PLANT/0200/Module P516 Undertaking Lifting Operations
NR/PLANT/0200/Module P517 Handling Rail
NR/PLANT/0200/Module P518 Loading Trailers