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Crawler Crane (N103)

5 Days

This NPORS Crawler Crane training course is suitable for various levels of experience and is aimed at those wishing to pursue a lifting career in construction.


Haunchwood Park Drive, Nuneaton, GB, CV10 9PD


Learn with the professionals – Expert crawler crane training from Ivor King

The NPORS Crawler Crane training is one of our most frequently requested courses, and is run on a regular basis throughout the year. This popular course is suitable for various levels of experience and is aimed at those wishing to pursue a lifting career in construction.

We operate our crawler crane training courses in small groups, spread over four full days. Revision materials are sent out before you attend the course, so you can focus primarily on the practical aspects of the training during your time with us.

The course covers various aspects of operating a crawler crane. During practical training, you’ll operate a crane with a telescopic jib, undertaking a variety of tasks whilst lifting various types of loads.

You’ll be in good hands, learning with our knowledgeable time-served instructors with decades of on-site industry experience. All our trainers are proficient operators of numerous types of plant and machinery, including Crawler Cranes.

With various projects such as HS2, there has never been a better time to upskill and get your crane licence. With a facility like ours, there is literally no better place to do so.

Join us at our professional and modern training facilities in the heart of the Midlands and get the skills to progress your career in the construction industry. Easily accessible, we’re only 20 miles drive from Birmingham and just an hour from London on the train.

Course Details

To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

  • Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
  • Conform with manufacturers requirements as per the operator’s handbook, and relevant regulations and legislation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks
  • Configure and ready for travel
  • Travel the crane to an area of work
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces
  • Configure the crane for lifting duties
  • Explain rigging and de-rigging procedures when fitting a lattice-type extension
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
  • Programme/set-up rated capacity indicators for lifting duties
  • Lift various loads using the full radius and slewing capabilities of a crane
  • Accurately place loads, Minimise the swinging of loads
  • Change falls of rope on a hook block
  • Move loads through machine travel and comply with signals and instructions
  • Maintain safe working situations
  • Prepare the crane in preparation of movement from lifting duties
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures
  • Explain loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting

Please note, to be eligible to undertake this course, you must have passed the CITB Health, Safety & Environment test no more than two years before the course start date.


Haunchwood Park Drive, Nuneaton, GB, CV10 9PD


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