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Pendant Gantry Crane

Who should do this course?

Anyone who is using a remote controlled pendant gantry crane that makes less than three motions.

What are the requirements to do this course:

  • Ability to understand read and write English
  • At least 18 years of age


Theory Components Involve:

  • OHS Legislation
  • OHS Regulations
  • Overhead Travelling Cranes
  • Certification Requirements for Bridge and Gantry Cranes
  • Training (Section 19 of Duty of Care Act)
  • Duties of a Dogman
  • Pre-operational checks
  • The Hook
  • The wire rope condition
  • Conditions of Gantry and Rail Tracks
  • Operation of all controls
  • Job Planning
  • Sling and Lifting Attachments
  • Safe working procedures for cranes
  • Unsafe Practices
  • Maintenance
  • Shutting down the crane
  • Whistle and hand signals
  • Working Load Limits in tonnes
  • Wire Rope (make up)
  • Safe working tags on slings
  • Colour Code
  • Bow Shackle
  • Max Angle
  • Load types

Practical Components Involve:

  • A practical demonstration on how to safely operate a remote controlled pendant Gantry Crane is conducted.


  • Written Exam


A Certificate of Participation will be awarded upon the successful completion of the course, this course as it is only a duty of care training for users and operators of the remote controlled Pendant Gantry Crane.