G4 Overhead Crane including G11 Lifting Gear (in English)

Course goals:

The purpose of the course is to give personnel that work with strapping cargo the proper knowledge on safe use, maintenance, daily controls and disposal rules. They should also be able to signal the crane operator properly in order to avoid accidents in connection with lifting operations.

The training will provide future crane operators sound theoretical basic training in the safe use of the overhead crane. The training will give students a good understanding of the principles of overhead crane construction, operation, maintenance and use, in order to avoid incidents and accidents during lifting operations.

G4 and G11Target group:
Personnel who in their daily work use lifting gears and cranes.

Course content:

  • Introduction
  • Laws and regulations
  • Working environment, responsibilities and consequences
  • External environment
  • Safety regulations for use of working equipment
  • Dangerous goods – Labeling and handling
  • Lifting equipment
  • Lifting equipment tables
  • Communication (use of signals and radios)
  • Practical use of lifting equipment
  • Introduction and requirements for crane operator
  • Area for use of bridge-/overhead cranes
  • Accidents with bridge-/overhead cranes
  • Construction of bridge-/overhead cranes
  • Electrical and hydraulic system
  • Safety switches (overload)
  • Wire/block
  • Certification/documentation
  • Maintenance and inspection
  • Practical use of lifting equipment
  • Work tasks
  • Driving techniques
  • Exam


5 days

The module ends with an exam and practical test.

Course language:

Course certificate:
A certificate will be issued to each candidate who has completed the training.

Module 1.1 – Working Environment, Responsibilities and Consequences
Module 2.3 – G11 – Lifting Gear
Module 2.7 – Training plan for bridge/overhead crane (in Norwegian)
Module 3.7 – Training plan for practical use of bridge/overhead crane (in Norwegian)

11.000,- kr

Course location:
Stavanger, Hundvåg, Tømmerodden 1B (check in Google Maps)

Contact for more information:
Inge Rune Bøe (41 67 43 31, irb@sots.no).

Course calendar: ON REQUEST.