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Offshore crane operator standard

Offshore crane operator training course

Our crane operator standard is the most sought after across the world.

When we develop your people you can be assured of their competence to carry out the safety critical role of offshore crane operator to Sparrows exacting and industry-leading standard.

We define competency as an individual having the ability to consistentlyindependently and safely perform a task that can be measured against a standard.


Contact us to discuss your requirements and to book a course or assessment.


Standard course offerings listed below.

Please call our dedicated sales team on 01224 791700.


Summary of development programme


Aptitude testing To support the identification of practical skills including hand/eye co-ordination

Stage 1 – Novice operators – Designed to suit personnel who have no previous crane operating experience

Workplace experience – static lifting – Conducted under direct supervision to develop trainee skills for deck lifting operations

Stage 2 – Advanced operators – Designed to suit personnel with formal training and practical workplace crane operating experience

Workplace experience – Dynamic lifting – Conducted under direct supervision to develop advanced skills for ‘over the side’ lifting operations

Competence assessment The first assessment is conducted at the candidate’s workplace by a Sparrows assessor to deem the crane operator competent

Stage 3Re-assessment to ensure continuing competences. This can be conducted at the candidate’s workplace or on a simulator


Standard courses - worldwide

  • Offshore crane operator – stages 1, 2 and 3
  • Simulator assessments
  • Crane appreciation


Standard courses - US specific

  • API-U crane operations
  • Gin pole / auto-crane operator
  • Mobile crane operator and rigger
  • Offshore crane operator stage 3 assessment
  • Offshore knuckle boom crane operator and qualified rigger
  • Offshore pedestal crane operator and qualified rigger
  • Offshore Pedestal crane operator
  • Powered overhead crane operator



Standard courses - worldwide

  • Offshore crane operator – stages 1, 2 and 3
  • Simulator assessments
  • Crane appreciation



Standard courses - US specific

  • API-U crane operations
  • Gin pole / auto-crane operator
  • Mobile crane operator and rigger
  • Offshore crane operator stage 3 assessment
  • Offshore knuckle boom crane operator and qualified rigger
  • Offshore pedestal crane operator and qualified rigger
  • Offshore Pedestal crane operator
  • Powered overhead crane operator







 

 

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