Crawler Crane Operator Training

  • Operate the crane safely and productively
  • Responding to recognized crane signals accurately
  • Setting up the crane correctly
  • Carrying out routine maintenance and making minor adjustments
  • Use rated capacity indicators and load charts
  • Identify the basic theory of power units, transmission systems and control systems
  • Understanding the effects of radius change on the safe working capacity
  • Observing the statutory regulations and Codes of Practice
  • Gauging the effect of shock loading on structural strength, stability and load displacement


Who will benefit from this Course?

This course is for anyone who requires training in operating a crawler crane. It is suitable for those who have not received any formal instruction or for those who want to refresh their skills.


Pre-requisite :

Participants must be physically fit, and must not be colour blind 



This Mobile Crane Operator has a duration of five days including classroom training, practical exercises with Hands on training on the crane. We can organize the training onsite in Cameroon, Chad, Congo, Central African Republic, Gabon and Equatorial Guinea 



Crawler Crane Operator Course Content


Unit 1 (Theory)

Principal components and configuration of crawler crane

  • Introduction to machine
  • Controls and instruments
  • Pre shift inspections
  • Coolant, fuel and lubrication systems


Safety devices and indicators

  • Automatic safe load indicator


Introduction to WSHA and subsidiary legislations

  • Current relevant regulations
  • Operator Code of Safe Practice


Duties and responsibilities of crane operator

  • How to alter the radius plate
  • Slinging and operating to signaller’s signs
  • Effects of shock loading
  • Interpret load chart


Job site consideration and safe operation of crane

Risk Assessment and Permit to Work for lifting operation


Unit 2 (Practical)

  • Pre use checks and preventive Maintenance
  • Hands on crawler crane operations
  • Lifting operations and Safety
  • Hand signal and communication with the aid of radios
  • Practical lifting operations


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