Tower Crane Training – CPCS A04

TypeExperienced & Novice

Tower Crane Training Course Aims

To provide thorough practical and theory training in operating a Tower Crane, to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

Course Content of Tower Crane Training

  • Name and explain the purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
  • Conform with manufacturers requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks and place the crane into service
  • Explain procedures that must be taken if assessing the jib for inspection and maintenance purposes
  • Configure the crane for lifting duties
  • Explain the reasons for changing the number of falls of rope
  • Explain actions required for hazards and overhead services
  • Programme/set-up rated capacity indicators and/or other load/distance indicators for lifting duties
  • Lift various loads using the full radius and slewing capabilities of a crane
  • Accurately place loads, Minimise the swinging of loads
  • Move loads through machine travel and comply with signals and instructions
  • Maintain safe working situations
  • Carry out out-of-service and securing procedures

Duration of Tower Crane Training

To be confirmed on completion of Initial Analysis, dependent on experience.


A: Trolley Jib

B: Luffing Jib

Tower Crane Operator Training Cost – please enquire.

Tower Crane Operator Course Test

To achieve the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card candidates must pass both the CSCS touch screen H+S test (within the last 2 years) and the CPCS Theory Test and the Practical Test.  

To upgrade the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card you will have to achieve, within 2 year, the relevant NVQ – For more information on required NVQ contact Tel – 01623 287830

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