Overhead Gantry Crane Training


Course Background:

This course is essential for anyone working with overhead gantry cranes or in an area where they are being used. Overhead gantry cranes can be extremely dangerous if operated incorrectly. By completing this course participants will minimalise the risks involved in operating overhead gantry cranes.

Course Content:

  • Legislation
  • Good handling techniques and practice
  • Overloading
  • Start stopping operation
  • Hazardous situations
  • Safe use and manoeuvring of crane
  • Operators daily checks
  • Practical
  • Introduction to the overhead gantry crane
  • Controls and instruments
  • Take-over and maintenance
  • Operation of controls
  • Weight assessment
  • Manoeuvring of crane in confined spaces

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course participants will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to:

  • Complete an inspection on gantry cranes and lifting equipment
  • Identify the load capacity of an overhead gantry crane
  • Understand the potential hazards involved in using an overhead gantry crane
  • Operate an overhead gantry crane in a safe manner


This Course is Designed For:

Anyone involved with the use and operation of an overhead gantry crane.

Training Methodology:

This course is classroom based and it is highly interactive with role-playing playing and practical exercises to reinforce the participants understanding and learning.

What to Bring to the Course:

There are no requirements for this course

Duration of the Course:

1 day.


A maximum of 12 per course.


Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a certificate in the use of overhead gantry cranes.


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