NPORS Overhead Crane (N104)

Course Summary

This NPORS accredited course teaches you how to operate an Overhead Crane safely and productively.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course delegates will be able to answer and perform the following:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operator
  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturers handbook and be familiar with other sources of information available including relevant legislation
  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions
  • Be able to locate and identify key controls and explain their functions
  • Set up exclusion zones
  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for Overhead Crane use
  • Conduct all pre-operational and running checks in accordance with manufacturers and legislatives requirements
  • Prepare the Overhead Crane for use and operate machine safely and efficiently
  • Environmental considerations
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures

Maximum number of learners

Novice: 3 delegates per day

Refresher: 3 delegates per day

Experienced Workers Test: 4 delegates per da


Novice: 3 Days

Refresher: 1 Day

Experienced Workers Test: 1 Day


Theory question paper.

Practical assessment.


Delegates will be awarded a NPORS ID card, valid for 5 years.

If required, a certificate of attendance can also be provided at an additional charge.


Please get in contact either by phoning the office on 028 30 838 267 or by emailing to discuss a price.


We run this course at our premises in Newry and for our clients across Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland at their premises or a suitable site of their choosing.

*The following course(s) have been registered by CITB NI for grant assistance to registered in scope employers

Any Questions, Get in touch.