Gantry Crane Operator Basic Training

Secure attachment of loads and skilled operation of cranes

Gantry Crane Operator Basic Training

Secure attachment of loads and skilled operation of cranes

Gantry Crane Operator Basic Training

Basic Course Informations

According to DGUV Principle 309-003 and the EG Directive on Occupational Health and Safety

Validity of the certificate for this course: no prescribed validity

Gantry Crane Operator Basic Training

EUR 394.00 plus VAT
EUR 468.86 incl. VAT

2 days / 16 lessons


Dates for this course will be fixed in consultation with you. Request


Employers are responsible for only using trained crane operators in their operations. Participants learn how they can avoid accidents when operating cranes by prudent action. The right choice of load handling equipment, secure attachment, lifting and depositing loads and the behaviour of different types of crane are taught in theory and practice in accordance with DGUV Principle 309-003.

Persons who have already successfully completed and Attachment of Loads course have the opportunity to refresh their theoretical knowledge and practical skills in order to receive new certification.

Teaching content

  • Prerequisites and basic knowledge of crane operation
  • Movement order and operating regulations
  • Responsibility and legal consequences
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Daily operational test
  • Weather effects
  • Load-bearing equipment
  • Safe attachment, lifting and depositing of loads
  • Transport routes
  • Operator’s stand
  • Safety devices

Target group

Persons entrusted with operating cranes.


In accordance with youth protection legislation, the minimum age for participation is 18 years.

Number of participants

6 to 12 persons


A certificate is issued on successful completion of the course.

The certificate is valid for one year.

General information

Please bring suitable protective work clothing and S3 safety shoes.

Course contact

Silvia Dinis

Lecker Straße 7
25917 Enge-Sande
Tel.: +49 4662 89127-16
Fax: +49 4662 89127-88


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