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 ADVANCED DRIVING
       DANGEROUS GOODS
       DIESEL LOCOMOTIVES
           SHUNTING

       RIGID HEAVY VEHICLE
       TIP TRUCK
       VEHICLE COMBINATION
       WATER CART

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       CRANES
           HEAVY
           MOBILE
           MOBILIFT
           OVERHEAD (CAB)
           OVERHEAD (PENDANT)
           SINGLE GIRDER HOIST
           TRUCK MOUNTED
           TOWER
       LIFT TRUCKS (FORK LIFTS)
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           COUNTER-BALANCED
           DPLTs
           SIDE LOADERS
           RTLTs
       OPERATIONS
           BASIC RIGGING
           BANKSMAN
           LIFTING EQUIPMENT
              INSPECTION

           SAFE LIFTING

 EARTHMOVING
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           ARTICULATED
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       FACE SHOVELS
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       SCRAPERS
       SKID STEER LOADERS
       TLBs
       TRACK TYPE DOZERS
       TRACTORS
       WHEELED DOZERS

 CONSTRUCTION
       ASPHALT PAVER
       MEWPs
       PERCUSSION DRILLS
       ROCK BREAKERS
       ROLLERS
       TYRE HANDLER ATTACH
       SCAFFOLD ERECTION
       SCAFFOLD INSPECTION

  HEALTH & SAFETY
       ACCIDENT/INCIDENT
           INVESTIGATION

       FIRE FIGHTING I
       FIRE FIGHTING II
       FIRST AID I
       FIRST AID II
       GENERAL HOUSEKEEPING
       HANDLING HAZMAT
       HEALTH & SAFETY REP
       LOCKOUT/TAGOUT
       OHS ACT OVERVIEW
       OHS ACT IN-DEPTH
       SITE SAFETY AWARENESS
       WORKING AT HEIGHTS
       WORKSHOP SAFETY

  POWERTOOLS AND MACHINES
       BOILERMAKING
       BRUSH CUTTERS
       CHAINSAWS
       CUT-OFF SAWS
       LAWNMOWERS
 
FULL TITLE: OPERATE AN OVERHEAD CRANE
NCOP CODE: C30 (PENDANT- AND/OR REMOTE-CONTROLLED)
FIELD: Physical Planning and Construction
SUBFIELD: Civil Engineering Construction
UNIT STANDARD: 116235 [SAQA]
NQF LEVEL: 02 (5 credits)
DESCRIPTION: This operate an overhead crane (pendant- and/or remote-controlled) training course is designed for both novice and experienced operators. Learners who meet the specific outcomes and assessment criteria will be permitted to operate a code C30 pendant- and/or remote-controlled overhead crane, up to a rated capacity stipulated on the certificate issued.
DURATION: Full Training (Novice): 5 Days
Recertification Training/Evaluation: 1 Day
Upgrade to a higher Rated Capacity: 1 Day
COURSE CONTENT: The overhead crane and components
    We look at types of overhead cranes, the crane parts,     safety devices and controls, including gantry cranes and     gantry crane controls.
Operational checks
    We take learners through inspecting of the crane,     pre-operation checks, start up-, operational- and     close-down checks.
Operating the overhead crane
    We discuss hand signals, operating controls, effects of     overloading, safe handling, out of service and stowing     the crane.
Lifting and handling loads
    We talk about contact with down shop leads, emergency     fire evacuation, emergency noxious fumes evacuation,     capacities at various configurations, handling and     stacking, rules of operation, tag-lines and wind     conditions.
Safety rules
    We outline the legal responsibilities in a nutshell,     Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993, Driven     Machinery Regulations, 1988, Construction Regulations,     2003, Mine Health and Safety Act, 1996, Lifting     Equipment Regulations, General Machinery Regulations,     Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), load safety,     handling cargo with pictorial markers and hazardous     cargo.
Wire ropes
    We describe wire rope elements, care of wire rope and     handling wire rope.
Drums and sheaves
    Here we look at mechanical splicing methods, the Afgrip     aluminium ferrule mechanical splice, the super loop     steel ferrule mechanical splice, hazards to look for when     using Afgrip ferrule slings, identification and inspection     of slings.
Inspecting rigging hardware
    We outline the maintenance of log books, inspecting     wire ropes and slings, causes of failure, inspection     criteria for wire rope removal, inspecting chain slings,     hooks, shackles and webbing slings and the handling     and storage of lifting tackle.
Slings and loads
    We look at types of shackles, selecting, assembling     and using a shackle, selecting slings, load attaching     devices, sling safety, centre of gravity, balancing the     load, weight of load and safe working loads (SWL).
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: The company and learners must meet the conditions of the training requirements before theory training can be given.

For any queries regarding the requirements and conditions of overhead crane training, feel free to contact our skills development advisor for more information.
ADDITIONAL OPTIONS: We also offer a Train the Trainer course in conjunction with overhead crane training. For more information, contact our skills development advisor.

 
 

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