Overhead Gantry Crane Training

All Overhead Crane courses are designed to meet the requirements of the Health and Safety Executive, Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations & The Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations. The aim of the course is to instruct operators in the correct and recognised practical applications of safe Overhead Gantry Crane operation.

Training includes knowledge of the cranes capabilities and limitations. This course also includes basic slinging techniques specific to the operating environment.

Your course will include:

  • Legal Duties
  • Regulations
  • Responsibilites
  • PPE Requirements
  • Accident Causes & Prevention
  • Crane/Slinger Signals
  • Pre-Use Inspection
  • Risk Assessment
  • Safe Working Loads
  • Load Assessment
  • Planning the Lift
  • Overload Warning Systems
  • Operating in the Vicinity of Pedestrians
  • Practical Examination
  • Theoretical Examination


HSE Approved Certification.


1-2 days depending on numbers and experience levels.


On site only.


  • Slinger/Banksman
  • Instructor
  • Conversion to other crane types
  • Lifting Operations – Appointed Person


Members:  £220 Per Day + Expenses – up to 4 people
Non-Members: £225 Per Day + Expenses – up to 4 people


Costs may vary depending on the number of delegates, current experience and other factors. Please contact us on 0844 815 9981 or email: bwf@bwf.org.uk

To arrange a quote for training please complete and return the BWF Training Needs Assessment Form