MCA Approved Deck Crane & Safe Lifting Course.

€250 EUR

Course Type:
STCW ➜ Additional STCW courses
Training School:
The Seamanship Centre
Killybegs Harbour, County Donegal, Ireland
1 day

This course is approved by the MCA

Course Content

Consider the theory of lifting and moving weights already aboard and loading and discharging loads from a quay or another vessel or a structure. The considerations of safe operation of a crane or derrick and the different types of lifting devices (derricks, fixed foundation knuckle cranes, travelling cranes on a transversal beam and fixed position lifting gilsons on fishing vessels.

Preparing a plan for making a lift and a risk assessment for the lift.

Consideration of the dangers of cranework at sea in rough conditions or when there is a swell.


  • Lifting Equipment and Lifting Operations Regulations
  • The purpose of Risk Assessments and how to use them
  • The Permit to Work System
  • Documentation and regulations that apply to lifting activities
  • Planning lifting activities
  • Hazards associated with lifting operations and the appropriate control measures
  • The roles and duties of personnel in a lifting crew
  • The basic principles of crane operations
  • Common lifting appliances and lifting accessories and their safe use
  • The Nine Point Lifting Plan
  • Recognised Hand Signals

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This course is available on the following days:
(please check the availability with the training school)

  • 26 August 2022 10 places
  • 23 September 2022 10 places
  • 21 October 2022 10 places
  • 25 November 2022 10 places
  • 09 December 2022 10 places

The Seamanship Centre

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The Seamanship Centre
Killybegs Harbour
County Donegal
F94 V8 WH

Tel: (+353) 0868937225
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