Mobile Crane Training

The aim of our Mobile Crane  training course is to provide the candidate with the essential knowledge and skill to perform his tasks to the highest level.

Our Manchester based Mobile Crane training courses last between 1-10 days depending upon the requirements of the participants (refresher courses, intensive courses etc.), with partakers developing essential skills like machine operation, health and safety, and accepted good practice.

During the course, participants will be encouraged to participate in practical demonstrations and exercises, as well as learning theory lessons to ensure their understanding of the material is comprehensive. Accredited by the National Plant Operators Registration Scheme (NPORS), & Independent Training Standards Scheme & Register (ITSSAR), Pro Trainers UK provides quality training to those in need of Mobile Crane  Certificate of Competence and Achievement.


What is an Mobile Crane ?

Mobile Cranes  have been used since the time began (almost) to aid in all types of lifting and  transporting materials to aid the construction of buildings and are used widely in the industrial and construction industries . Counterweighted to allow them to hold a significant amount of weight  and locate in various positions and places , types include Wheeled Mobile, Lorry Mounted, Portal these Mobile Cranes combine a number of components to provide safety and ease of use  .

How long do Mobile Crane  courses last?

This common question is not easily answered, as the answer lies in the existing training level of the participant. Pro Trainers UK are well versed in working with companies of all shapes and sizes, and can advise on the most suitable course duration on a bespoke basis.

Key facts

1-10 Days


Pass Rate


Course Attendees



Assessment report

Pro Trainers UK follow a specific set of guidelines as determined by NPORS & ITSSAR to ensure your staff are trained to the highest standard. We utilise the following points to create an assessment report specific to the training course, creating confidence in knowing employees are competent in all course requirements.

tick Pre-operational Checks: I.e. Engine oil, Coolant, Fuel, Wheels & Tyres, Tracks, Battery, Guards, Hydraulic oil, Rams & Pipes, Controls, Brakes, Steering, Instruments, Horn, Jib Sections, Hoist Rope(s), Derricking Rope(s), Hook(s), Automatic Safe Load Indicator, Outriggers, Lifting Tackle, Test Certificates.

tick Operator Safety: Specific to Tower Canes Electrical Supply, Rails (If Rail Mounted), Communications with Ground Personnel, Audible Warning Device.

tick Route Safety: Carried out Site Safety Checks. I.e. Other site personnel & vehicles / Ground conditions / Overhead obstructions / Overhead power lines / Underground Services.

tickSite Safety Carried out Load Safety Checks. I.e. Weight, Size, Location, Lifting Points, Heavy Ended, Any Loose Items or moving parts.

tick Controls Used Safetly & Competantly: Liaised with Banksman/Slinger to assess the lifting operations. Agreed Signal Code. Set Safe Load

  • Indicator to suit lifting mode.
  • Positioned the Crane correctly.
  • Checked Operating Radius.
  • Informed Banksman/Slinger of Safe Working Load.
  • Set Safe Load Indicator correctly.
  • Deployed Outriggers Correctly Fitted / Not Fitted
  • Operated Crane correctly under the control of the Banksman/Slinger. If given an incorrect signal did not re-act.
  • Carried out various lifts including a “BLIND” Lift.

tick End of Shift: Returned all lifting tackle top storage bin on the crane. De-rigged crane and prepared the crane for road travel.