WOLFF Training - Ensuring safety, compliance and excellence in all your lifting operations

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Expert training from our specialist in-house team

The primary focus for all our training courses is to deliver the highest standard of professional training to all customers. On completion of the training, the knowledge and understanding gained allow our attendees to demonstrate confidence in whatever role they are undertaking within the lifting industry. We also offer continued support to all our attendees and pride ourselves on making our industry a safer place.

Wolff training is also a fully accredited CPCS Test Centre. Our trainers and testers also provide NVQ assessments for level 2 to 5 lifting industry qualifications. For years we have trained our own employees to the high standards required at HTC Wolffkran and supported their growth from industry novices to managers of lifting operations.

Contact details

HTC WOLFFKRAN Ltd.
Grange Mill Lane
Sheffield, S9 1HW

01709 559 668

07974 787 352

j.parker@wolffkran.com

Management of Lifting Operations Training

Managing lifting operations can be a daunting prospect if you have not received any prior formal training. At Wolff training our professional team hold over eighty years combined industry experience which enables Wolff Training to share our own experiences from planning, managing to operational levels of lifting operations. We have successfully delivered Lifting Management training to blue chip companies over the years and retain an impressive client list of major organisations.

The courses are available at our new St Albans depot, or our London-Farringdon office but ideally at your host locations.

Our current course program

There are three courses available for the management of lifting operations:

  • Basic Management of Lifting Operations ( 1 Day )
  • Intermediate Management of Lifting Operations ( 2 Days )
  • Advanced Management of Lifting Operations ( 3 Days )

Basic Management of Lifting Operations

Target group:

This course is aimed at site management with no experience of lifting operations.

Content:
  • Definitions and terminology
  • The law, standards and legal requirements
  • Principles for the selection of lifting equipment
  • Understanding the risks associated with various items of lifting equipment
  • Roles and responsibilities of the lift team personal
  • Recognise the requirement to have a defined and recorded safe system of work (Lift Plan)
  • Appreciate the need for communication for the protection of those likely to be affected by these activities
Duration:

1 day

Location:

This course can be delivered on-site or at our training centres.

Course fee:

Fee per trainer and group, several participants possible, please call for further details

Intermediate Management of Lifting Operations

Target group:

This course is designed for contractors or personnel with a basic understanding of lifting equipment and lifting operations and who are responsible for the management supervision of lifting operations and equipment on site.

Content:
  • Definitions and terminology
  • The law, standards and legal requirements
  • Planning for cranes on site
  • Principles for the selection of lifting equipment
  • Roles and responsibilities of the lift team personal
  • Appreciate the need for communication for the protection of those likely to be affected by these activities
  • The qualifications available, specific to the planning and supervision of lifting operations, including best practice regarding role-specific competencies
  • Current best practice for managing lifting operations
  • Lifting accessories
  • Recognise the requirement to have a defined and recorded safe system of work (Lift Plan)
Duration:

2 days

Location:

This course can be delivered on-site or at our training centres.

Course fee:

Fee per trainer and group, several participants possible, pleas call for further details

Advanced Management of Lifting Operations

Target group:

This three day course is intended for project managers, site managers and supervisors, client–based personnel wishing to gain further insight into managing site lifting operations.

Content:
  • Definitions and terminology
  • The law, standards and legal requirements
  • Principles for the selection of lifting equipment (including duties charts)
  • Competency Schemes and qualifications available
  • Current best practice for managing lifting operations
  • The requirements for the classification of individual lifting operations
  • The responsibilities of equipment supplier and user regarding inspection
  • Other types of lifting equipment
  • Mode factors
  • Lifting accessories and slinging techniques
  • Calculating mat pad sizes
  • Lift plans (method statements and risk assessments)
  • Company specific procedures in regards to lifting operations
  • Progress tests throughout the course and a last day practical and theory test
Duration:

3 days

Location:

This course can be delivered on-site or at our training centres.

Course fee:

Special rates upon request