Tower Crane FAS CSCS New Entrant

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

This 3 Day FAS CSCS Tower 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 Tower Crane is needed for the practical. The Certificate of Thorough Examination for the machine must be in date where required.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tower 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 Tower 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.