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Electric Overhead Travelling Crane Operation - LEEA Accredited

The specific aim of this course is to provide users with safe techniques for slinging and lifting operations when using an electric overhead travelling crane.


Although a basic course, the content is rather substantial and covers the following areas:

  • Current Legislation
  • Equipment Selection
  • Safe Use of Lifting Equipment
  • Pre-Use Inspection
  • Planning of Lifting Operations
  • Hand Signals
  • Sling Configurations

 Each course delegate will be expected to complete a short theory test and practical examination to demonstrate a good understanding of the course contents. If successful, a certificate will be issued. This will help the Employer to address certain legal requirements by being able to demonstrate employee competency. A detailed course handout is also provided for future reference.


LEEA Certified Course

The content of this course and the standard of instruction has been approved by the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA).  A certificate will be issued by LEEA on successful completion of the course.


Course Participants should have a basic understanding of electric overhead travelling crane operation.

What participants need to bring

Each participant is required to produce photographic ID on the first day of the course. Failure to do so will result in the participant being unable to attend.

  • If this course is held at a Certex UK location, participants will require Safety Footwear.
  • If the course is to be held on a Client’s site, additional PPE may also be required as specified by the Client’s site safety rules.

Further courses and information

Certex UK offers a range of standard training courses as detailed on our web site and bespoke training courses can be tailored to suit your specific needs. Many of our courses are LEEA or GWO certified.

Follow the link to our Terms & Conditions of Sale and Medical Self Assessment Declaration

For further information or to discuss your requirements in more detail, please contact our Sales Team on +44 (0) 1302 756777.

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