Crane Operators Advanced Course

Date Format Fees  
20 May - 24 May, 2024 Classroom ₦500,000 Register
20 May - 24 May, 2024 Classroom ₦500,000 Register
02 Sep - 06 Sep, 2024 Classroom ₦500,000 Register
16 Dec - 20 Dec, 2024 Classroom ₦500,000 Register

Event Details

By the end of the crane operators’ course, the candidate should be able to as applicable to the crane specifics:


  • Define the titles “Crane Operator” and “Rigger” in line with each individual responsibility.
  • Health & Safety at Work Regulations.
  • Lifting gear regulations.
  • Lifting gear pre-use inspections.
  • To perform a daily preoperational inspection and documentation.
  • Operate the crane safely in accordance with manufacturer’s handbook and accepted codes of practice.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the controls of the particular model used during the training.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the proper use of lifting tackle.
  • Estimate the weight of loads.
  • Recognize correct crane signal
  • To perform a daily preoperational inspection and documentation.



  • Definitions
  • Crane Types & Components
  • Crane Set up
  • Crane Safety
  • Operator Responsibilities
  • Rigging Principles
  • Hand and Radio Signals
  • Assembly and Disassembly
  • Crane Operation
  • Capacities and Load Charts
  • Technical Accuracy
  • Depth Perception
  • Dangers of working in industry and relevant responsibilities
  • Relevant legislation & regulations
  • Main components of Mobile Crane
  • Operating controls & their functions
  • Basic maintenance requirement
  • Exclusion zone and PPE requirements
  • Pre-start/pre-operational checks and proximity hazards
  • Correct deployment of outriggers
  • RCI /SLI familiarization
  • Ground bearing capacity
  • Load weight & Centre of Gravity estimation
  • Prepare Mobile Crane for use
  • Safe and efficient operation
  • Environmental considerations
  • Minimize load swing
  • End of work shut down procedure
  • Various practical exercises

Training Methodology
The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.


  • Venue

    200, Murtala Muhammed Way (2nd & 3rd Floors), Adekunle Bus Stop, Yaba, Lagos - Nigeria.

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