Safe Mobile Crane Operation Training

Course Objectives

To equip the participants with basic skill requirements and associated job safety knowledge to personnel involved in mobile crane operations. 

Course Prerequisite

At least 21 years of age
Capable of reading and understanding the English language and basic knowledge that is sufficient for the performance as crane operator.
Holding a valid heavy machinery UAE driving license.

Course Outline

Day 1: Rigging and Slinging
Rights and responsibilities
Terms and definitions of various lifting/rigging terminology
Introduction to various types of slings (webbing slings, wire rope slings and chain slings)
Pre-use inspection of various types of slings
Rejection criteria of lifting accessories 
Types of lifting hitches
Sling angles
Determining the slings capacity
Types of Shackles, eye bolts and hooks, chain block , turn buckles and their inspection
Proper lifting techniques
Communication and Hand Signals during Lifting
Hazards associated with  lifting and cranes work
Lifting & Handling General Principle.

Day 2: Safe Mobile Crane Operation
Types of mobile cranes
Illustration of various components of mobile cranes
Duties and responsibilities of crane operator
Proper set up of mobile cranes
Safety precaution during cranes routine work
Pre-use inspection
How to read and understand  the load charts of mobile cranes
Stability of cranes and factors that affects the stability and strength of the cranes
Introduction for RCI/LMI (crane’s computers)
Practical session

Course Duration

2 days

If you would like to organize an in-house training at a location other than listed above, please fill out the form.


  • What are the benefits of enrolling in this course?
    • World-class training – by learning from TÜV SÜD’s industry experts and training specialists

    • Interactive learning style – with interactive formats such as lectures, illustrations and simulations are used

    • Networking opportunity – where you can meet and build network with like-minded individuals at our instructor-led training

    • Gain a competitive edge – by getting trained by experts known in the fields of safety, security and sustainability

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