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CDR Training Ltd

Providers of forklift, crane and plant operator training to businesses across the Midlands and Staffordshire

We have a great team of instructors who are professional, knowledgeable and highly experienced

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Overhead Crane Operator Training

(Pendant & Remote Controlled - includes slinging and lifting)

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All people using equipment at work must be adequately trained to ensure health and safety in its use, supervision or management - For  more information on the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations

(PUWER) - please click here for more info

Knowing how to operate an overhead crane correctly cuts down the chances of mistakes being made and accidents occurring.  Having had proper training for this equipment means your workforce will be able to operate more safely and efficiently that some one who has not - WE CAN HELP

Our courses are designed to enable your business to comply with current health & safety legislation.  Our instructors deliver the training on site at your premises, enabling your workforce to gain valuable experience on the equipment they will using in their own unique work environment.

Courses are available for:

Novice Operators

This course is designed for those operators who have little or no experience on the crane

Course durations:             

1 candidate - 1 day course  *  2 candidates - 1 day course 

3 candidates - 2 day course  *   4 candidates - 2 day course


Experienced / Existing Operators

This course is designed for those operators who are experienced on the crane.

Course duration: 1 day for up to 4 operators

Refresher Course

This course is designed for those operators who have been previously trained, tested and certificated and are due for a re-assessment

Course duration: 1 day for up to 4 operators


Training for operators on the Overhead Crane includes:

  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regs
  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regs
  • Lifting Tackle
  • Safety DVDs / Presentations
  • Safe operations of Overhead Cranes
  • Introduction to the lifting equipment
  • Introduction to the lifting accessories
  • Pre –use checks and maintenance
  • Safe methods of slinging
  • Raising a load
  • Transporting a load
  • Landing loads
  • Obeying lift plans
  • Basic signalling techniques
  • Practical and theoretical assessments

PLUS - All trainees receive operator guidance notes at the

start of their training

How can we help your business?

For more information on your specific training requirements, please get in touch

Tel: 01543 411305



We look forward to hearing from you

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