Tower Crane Novice


This category includes courses related to the safe use of ladders and step ladders and includes courses approved by the Ladder Association.

Each year there are over a thousand serious workplace accidents in the UK resulting from incorrect use of Ladders and Step Ladders, and many of these could be avoided if there was more emphasis on Ladder Safety Training.

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Your employee training program should include the following:
Course Content
Operating the crane safely and productively
Responding to the recognised signals for controlling crane operations
Deciding whether a particular load is within the capacity of the crane
Minor adjustments and routine maintenance
The capabilities of the equipment and any relevant safety precautions necessary for its operation, including the out-of-service procedure
The purpose and method of operation of safe-load indicators and overload warning devices
The effect of the working radius on the lifting capacity of the machine
The purpose of counterweights and how to secure, check and maintain them
The effect of shock loading on structural strength and stability
The principles of safe slinging, the types and capacities of lifting gear, security and balance of load
The statutory regulations in respect of lifting equipment and the operator’s own legal responsibilities
Theory Test – sample questions
Practical Test – sample assessment

Materials Provided:
A workbook and supplementary handouts are provided as reference material for the written test. 
A theoretical Examination and Practical Test will follow each Module. To ensure understanding you must maintain a 75% Pass mark for each module. 
Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved. Supplemental materials necessary to complete this course can be accessed online.
 This Tower Crane Novice training is an in-class program that can be completed in 5 days ,while Reset is 1 Day. Upon completion, operators are awarded a Tower Crane Novice Certification.
What is a course with limited availability?
In addition to our published and online courses, there are several other courses that we can run with flexible options. Select the course of your choice and register your interest to attend when dates become available.


In terms of the law, all Operators who apply for Re-certifications need to be in possession of a Novice course certificate. Please be aware that certificates need to be renewed within three months after date expiry.

Accredited Training believes that training should yield benefits, far more substantial than just “a Certificate”. We offer a free service that will remind all Companies or private Operators that their certificates need to be renewed.

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