Crawler Crane FAS CSCS New Entrant

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Crawler Crane Course Duration
3 Day FAS CSCS Crawler Crane New Entrant Operator training courses (typically 8.30am to 4.30pm).

This 3 day Crawler Crane training course is available on-site on your premises anywhere in the Republic of Ireland subject to minimum numbers. A suitable room would be required for on-site training for the theory section of the course, and machines are needed for the practical. The Certificate of Thorough Examination for the machine must be in date where required.

The 3 Day FAS CSCS Crawler Crane course is also available at our Training Centre in Ashbourne, Co. Meath.

Crawler Crane Certification
On successful completion of this FAS CSCS Crawler Crane programme you will be issued with an Operator Log Book and a Temporary Operator card. You are required to spend a minimum of six months operating the Crawler Crane within a two year timeframe before you can apply for your CSCS final assessment. Once the log book is completed you must attend an additional 1 Day Assessment in order to receive your full FAS CSCS Operator ticket, which is valid for 5 years.

Course Description
The Programme will consist of a combination of classroom sessions of underpinning knowledge relating to Crawler Crane operations, and practical operation of the Crawler Crane.

  • Introduction
  • Responsibilities of Crawler Crane operators
  • Crawler Crane Operator’s Manual
  • Principal components of the Crawler Crane
  • Terminology
  • Stability of the Crawler Crane
  • Crawler Crane warning devices
  • Crawler Crane pre-use checks
  • Safe loading and capacity of Crawler Crane
  • Weight of load assessment
  • Operation of Crawler Crane with and without loads
  • Preparing Crawler Crane for movement
  • Park and secure Crawler Crane

Trainee Requirements
Candidates must be over 18 and have at least three months general construction experience. Candidates must also hold a current FÁS Safe Pass Registration Card.

PPE Requirements
Trainees must have the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment with them i.e. Helmet, Safety Boots, Hi-Viz Vest.

Who Should Attend?
This FAS New Entrant Crawler Crane training course is suitable for anyone who wishes to learn how to operate Crawler Cranes. This course will prepare candidates for the FAS Crawler Crane Assessment leading to the CSCS Crawler Crane card (ticket) which is required for Crawler Crane drivers on construction sites.

Course Objectives
To provide delegates with the essential knowledge required to operate Crawler Cranes safely.

Training Methods
Presentation with slides, printed course material, demonstration, practical use.

Who Will Benefit?
All those in your organisation who use, supervise or manage the use of Crawler Cranes.