Appointed Persons Lifting Operations


5 Days

Course Code:


Who's it for:

All operatives responsible for the planning and execution of Lifting Operations. Delegates must be experienced and have the confidence to communicate information to others, as well as the technical ability to prepare appropriate method statements for those working under their instruction.


Aims and benefits:

To provide training for the appointed person in the process of planning and
executing a lifting operation.
Benefits include:
1. Legal Compliance
2. Delegate achieves carded status

Course Content:

  • Health and Safety Regulations / The Lifting Operations and Lifting
  • Equipment
  • Regulations [LOLER] 1998
  • Planning the lift � Risk Assessment and Method Statements
  • Slinging/Banksman and Crane Operations
  • Load Handling/Handling Methods [Stacking and De‐Stacking]
  • Weight Assessment and Capacities [Effect of Sling Angles]
  • Selecting appropriate equipment
  • Practical Lifting [Signalling/Manoeuvring and Transferring Loads]
  • Cranes: Types & Terms / Crane Documentation / Crane stability, duty
  • charts and
  • safety devices
  • British Standard 7121 / Provision and Use of Work Equipment
  • Regulations
  • [PUWER] 1998

Training Methods:

  • Practical Aspect
  • Classroom/Tutorials

Methods of Assessment:

  • Written Theory Test
  • Practical Test

Where Next?:

  • NPORS Accreditation also available subject to training and testing
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