OFFSHORE CRANE OPERATOR STAGE 2 – BS7121 PART 11

AIMS AND OUTCOMES

The Stage 2 Offshore Crane Operator course aims to give participants the knowledge required to operate an offshore crane in a safe and efficient manner. This is achieved using a bank of scenarios on the offshore crane simulator or by utilising an offshore crane to conduct deck lifts under supervision. Offshore crane operator stage 2 training should follow as soon as is practicable after Offshore Crane Operator Stage 1 training.

The course includes both theory and practical components, with participants undertaking practical exercises including operation of crane simulations to ensure familiarity with procedures, equipment and crane safety systems.

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

  • Plan work
  • Crane pre operational checks and maintenance
  • Wire rope inspection and care
  • Safe rigging practices and Rigging calculations
  • Offshore crane safety devices and Dynamic Factors
  • Safe working loads and load safety indicators
  • Conduct Deck lifts using a Crane or Use of an offshore crane simulator

COURSE CONTENT

  • Prevailing Health & Safety Legislation and Standards including UK Health and safety at work etc. Act, LOLER Regulations 1998 and PUWER Regulations 1998 and BS7121 Part 11
  • Understanding of crane and installation safety systems and devices
  • Emergency operating procedures
  • Machine awareness and safe areas for crane operation
  • Ability to work with a Banksman and/or Riggers
  • Radio procedures
  • Pre-use checks, Inspection Routines and crane maintenance
  • Operational controls ability and attitude towards safe operations
  • Crane load charts and safety equipment
  • Slinging of loads and use of rigging gear

CERTIFICATION

Offshore Crane Operator Stage 2 certificate of assessment is issued to conduct all deck lifts and allowing progression to the Offshore Crane Operator Stage 3 training level.

Certification is issued in accordance with BS 7121 Part 11 upon successful completion and is valid for 2 years from issue date.

Overview:

PRE-REQUISITIES
Offshore Crane Operator Stage 1

DURATION
4 Days

MAXIMUM PARTICIPANTS
8 Persons