OTP Crane Controller - Excavator Crane

Course Aims

The aim of the course is to provide delegates with the skills and underpinning knowledge required to undertake Crane Controller - Excavator Crane duties.


Who Is The Course Suitable For?

This module is designed to train persons who are responsible for undertaking Crane Controller - Excavator Crane duties on the Network Rail Infrastructure.

Price: 525.00
Duration: 2 days
Certification: Sentinel
Maximum candidates: 4

Course Objectives

It is designed to develop a person’s knowledge, understanding and skills and is aimed at persons required to prove their competence in these areas.

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the Excavator Crane is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations
  • Describe what preparatory checks need to be completed on the machine including;
  • Pre-start checks/maintenance are complete/documented
  • Machine/Crane Controller’s checklist is completed
  • Describe the checks need to be completed on lifting accessories prior to use.
  • Briefly describe the main functions of all relevant controls available to the Driver/Operator.
  • Avoid the Excavator Crane being placed in an unstable condition.
  • Demonstrate their ability to read a work / Lift plan and communicate its content effectively.
  • Correctly attach and use the lifting accessories to ensure a safe lift
  • Control the movement of the Excavator Crane taking into account:
  • Condition of the track
  • Cant
  • Gradient
  • Load height & Radius
  • Machine Sectors
  • 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.


Additional Information

Candidates must hold current and valid industry recognised slinger Competence.

Available Dates:

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* Excludes VAT which will be charged at standard rate

22nd May

£525.00 / person*

QTS Scottish Training Centre
2 Day(s)
2 places available


For group bookings call: 01357 440222 *mandatory information