Self Erect Crane FAS CSCS New Entrant

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

This 3 day 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 Self Erect Crane course is also available at our Training Centre in Ashbourne, Co. Meath.

Self Erect Crane Certification
On successful completion of this 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 machine 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.

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

  • Introduction
  • Responsibilities of Self Erect Crane operators
  • Self Erect Crane Operator’s Manual
  • Principal components of the Self Erect Crane
  • Terminology
  • Set-up and stability of the Self Erect Crane
  • Self Erect Crane warning devices
  • Self Erect Crane maintenance checks
  • Safe loading and capacity of Self Erect Crane
  • Weight of load assessment
  • Operation of Self Erect Crane with and without loads

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 Self Erect Crane training course is suitable for anyone who wishes to learn how to operate Self Erect Cranes. This course will prepare candidates for the FAS Self Erect Crane Assessment leading to the CSCS Self Erect Crane card (ticket) which is required for Self Erect Crane drivers on construction sites.

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

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

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