Crane Supervisor

The aim of this qualification is to recognise the knowledge, skills and competence demonstrated by an individual in the workplace. This Level 4 SQA NVQ in Controlling Lifting Operations - Supervising Lifts provides the opportunity for individuals who specialise in co-ordinating, controlling, organising and supervising lifting operations using lifting equipment to demonstrate their competence.

What does the course include?

  • Developing and maintaining good occupational working relationships in the workplace
  • Supervising Lifting Operations using lifting equipment in the workplace
  • Maintaining systems for health, safety, welfare and environmental protection in the workplace
  • Co-ordinating and organising the control of work in the workplace
  • Allocating and monitoring the use of plant, equipment or machinery in the workplace
  • Maintaining the dimensional accuracy of the work in the workplace
  • Co-ordinating preparation work for site or lifting operations in the workplace
  • Allocating work and checking people’s performance in the workplace

How long is this course?


Why do I need it?

This NVQ is a requirement for Crane Supervisor who require the blue CPCS competence card.

What qualification do I get?

For those who successfully complete the course you will be awarded a SQA NVQ level 4 certificate.

What can I do next?

Once you have successfully completed the course you will be able to upgrade from the red operators card to the blue competency card if you already hold the relevant CPCS practical and theory tests. Alternatively you can undertake the theory and practical tests at one of our centres and on completion gain the blue competency card.

Where can I train?

The training can be delivered on your site or at our training centre in Atherstone, Warwickshire.

How much is the course?


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