Hoist training course

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Kentra can provide a Hoist training course, for novice candidates through to experienced operators and the course registered by ourselves or with an awarding body if required.


Novice: 1 Machine: 4 Candidates: 1 Instructor: 1 Day

Refresher and Test: 1 Machine: 4 Candidates: 1 Instructor: 1 Day

Experienced Worker Test (EWT): 1 Machine: 6 Candidates: 1 Instructor: 1 Day

To provide the practical skills and the operating safety knowledge necessary for operators to correctly prepare, safely operate and maintain a hoist.

Course Content
Responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act, 1974, and other relevant legislation and guidelines
Pre-shift checks and daily maintenance
Operating safety rules and procedures
Understanding and using Signal Codes
End of shift checks

Variations of hoist

Course Requirements
A room for the theory session and a safe area for the practical session.

Any attachments which can also be tested on and detailed on the candidates card.

The Instructor is required to see the LOLER certificate for all equipment used for the practical sessions before commencement of the course.

Certification & Validation
This course can be registered with different awarding bodies if required, or simply a Kentra card – as a registered training provider we can supply a plastic ID card as proof of training, suitable for the HSE and insurances.

If an awarding body validation is required we will need to notify them prior to the course, so please mention this when booking.
Candidates successfully completing this course will receive one of the following certifications:

Kentra validation and plastic ID card

CPCS registration and plastic ID card. Rack & Pinion Goods, Passenger & Goods Combined.

NPORS registration and plastic ID card N111 Hoist training course.

Hoist training course

We can deliver many types of Lifting Operations courses, if you would like to discuss the different courses please Contact us.

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