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Materials Handling Courses

Materials Handling

A wide range of materials handling, slinging, rigging and erecting courses are carried out on our purpose-built worksite.

Please click the the links below to find out more about courses in our standard portfolio.  

In addition to the standard courses available NETA offer the facility of customised training. Short courses and extended training programmes can be designed and developed to meet individual client requirements. For more information please contact our sales team on 01642 616936.

 

   

Advanced Rigging Skills Course

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Department: Materials Handling

Course Reference Number: CP – 6015  

Aim

The aim of this course is designed to be final course and test for learners who have had at least one years experience of rigging/erecting work on site after attending a course of Basic Rigging instruction

Pre Requisite

Site experience plus attendance on the Basic Rigging Course.

Target Audience

Optimum Number: The optimum number of learners for a course of this type is six, although slight adjustments to this number can be accommodated.

Course Duration: The course will be of five days duration and will be held in NETAs Training Centre or on Clients premises.

Training Aids

Use will be made of handouts, audio visual presentation and specific items of rigging equipment.

Assessment

The learner will be assessed by a written test and practical exercises

NVQ Level:

NVQ Mandatory Modules

NVQ Optional Modules

Certification

On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a NETA certificate

NVQ Awarding Body:

Course Objectives

On completion of the training course the learners should be capable of: Identifying and selecting the correct wire, rope or chain for the task in hand,  Inspecting wire rope and chain slings,  Selecting and using synthetic slings,  Calculations involved in Rigging,  The safety precautions when lifting heavy objects or off centre lifts,  Transferring loads and using special lifting attachments,  Using winches and snatch block

Appointed Person Management of Safe Lifting Operations and The Requirements of BS7121 PT3

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Department: Materials Handling

Course Reference Number: CP – 6603  

Aim

The aim of this course is to provide uniformity of training to a recognised standard and to provide selected personnel with the knowledge and skills needed to carry out the duties of the Appointed Person as defined in BS7121 Part 1 and BS7121 Part 3. Including selection of the correct crane for the job and completion of three scale drawings of load, side elevation and plan view of lift

Pre Requisite

Candidates must have experience in moving and positioning engineering loads

Target Audience

Optimum Number: The optimum number of delegates for a course will not exceed 6.

Course Duration: Duration of the course will be 3 days

Training Aids

Use will be made of lecture notes, audio-visual presentation, demonstration and practical participation.

Assessment

Achievement and measurement of delegates will be by a series of Assessments.

NVQ Level:

NVQ Mandatory Modules

NVQ Optional Modules

Certification

On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a NETA certificate.

NVQ Awarding Body:

Course Objectives

On successful completion of this course candidates will know:The requirements of the legislation regarding Mobile Cranes,  The terminology used to identify component parts,  The requirements of the legislation regarding mobile cranes,  The terminology used to identify component parts,  How to carry out the planning and selection of cranes,  How to compile scale drawings of the load, side elevation and plan view of the selected crane,  How to categorise lifts into basic, standard and complex,  The requirements for selection and duties of personnel,  A understanding of responsibilities of user hire and contract lift,  An understanding of the management and supervision for safe lifting operations,  How to complete a method statement and sequence of operations of lifting operations,  A review of slinging techniques and how angles influence this,  How to work out the percentage of crane capacity used,  An understanding of man riding duties, An understanding of dismantling duties,  A understanding of positioning of the crane including ground loadings, proximity hazards, erection and wind conditions

Basic Rigging Skills Course

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Department: Materials Handling

Course Reference Number: CP – 6014  

Aim

This is a basic rigging course designed to suit the requirements of learners who have limited or no knowledge of Rigging, Lifting and Slinging Techniques.

Pre Requisite

No previous experience required.

Target Audience

Optimum Number: The optimum number of learners on this course will be six to eight.

Course Duration: The duration of this course is five days.

Training Aids

Use will be made of handouts, audio visual presentation and specific items of rigging equipment.

Assessment

The learner will be assessed by a written and practical test.

NVQ Level:

NVQ Mandatory Modules

NVQ Optional Modules

Certification

On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a NETA certificate

NVQ Awarding Body:

Course Objectives

On completion of this course the learner will be capable of:  Identifying basic equipment used in rigging,  Using safely and effectively basic items of rigging equipment,  Selecting and using synthetic slings,  Being aware of the statutory requirements, regulations and approved codes of practices regarding rigging equipment together with the learners obligations to Site Safety,  Inspecting of different types of Lifting equipment,  Calculations required in rigging to include weight calculation, required angles, how to use sling charts,  Typing knots, bends and hitches,  Lifting safely both out of balance loads, balanced loads and tandem lifting

Crane Supervisors

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Department: Materials Handling

Course Reference Number: CP – 6605  

Aim

The aim of this course is to provide uniformity of training to a recognised standard and to provide selected personnel with the knowledge and skills needed to carry out the duties of a crane lift supervisor.

Pre Requisite

Target Audience

This course is intended for personnel who will be required to act on the instructions of an Appointed Person in order to supervise lifting operations. Suitable persons should, have experience and technical knowledge of cranes and lifting but may or may not have had any formal training. 

Optimum Number: The optimum number of delegates on this course will not exceed 6

Course Duration: Duration of the course will be 2 days

Training Aids

Use will be made of lecture notes, audio visual presentation, demonstration and practical participation

Assessment

Achievement and measurement of delegates will be by a series of written tests.

NVQ Level:

NVQ Mandatory Modules

NVQ Optional Modules

Certification

On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a NETA certificate. 

NVQ Awarding Body:

Course Objectives

On successful completion of this course candidates will know:  The requirements of the legislation regarding Mobile Cranes,  The terminology used to identify component parts,  The safe setting up of the crane and its equipment for the lifting operation,  Will be able to identify the purpose and capacity of lifting equipment and lifting accessories in general use for lifting,  The correct method of handling, using and storing lifting tackle and the legal requirements applicable to the maintenance, inspection and marking for identification.  How to carry out the planning and selection of cranes,   How to carry out the inspection of the personnel and lifting equipment necessary for the management of lifting operations to the required standard as defined in BS7121 Code of Practice Part 1 (General) and Part 3 2000.

Harness Awareness Course

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Department: Materials Handling

Course Reference Number: CP – 6017  

Aim

The aim of this course is to apply awareness to any personnel required to use safety harnesses in suspension and work positioning tasks. The safety harness forms the ergonomic link or interface between the human body and the attachment system. As such the harness is probably the most important item of a workers PPE Harnesses are category III PPE and designed to protect against imminent mortal danger, therefore the safe use, selection and inspection of harnesses and accessories is of paramount importance.

Pre Requisite

Candidates shall be physically fit and free from any disability or medical condition that may prevent them from working safely

Target Audience

Optimum Number:

Course Duration: The duration of the course is depending on clients requirements but normally one half day.

Training Aids

Training aids are made up of lecture notes, presentations, demonstration, and practice.

Assessment

The Assessment is in 2 parts: A practical assessment, An oral examination

NVQ Level:

NVQ Mandatory Modules

NVQ Optional Modules

Certification

On successful completion of the course delegates will receive a NETA certificate of attendance

NVQ Awarding Body:

Course Objectives

On successful completion of the course delegates should be capable of correctly and safely: Demonstrate the assembling, fitting and checking of his or her personal safety harness by way of following,  Webbing: look for any cuts, burns or areas of severe abrasions. Check for any areas where the webbing has become brittle due to exposure to chemicals etc. check for any foreign bodies such as grit, cement, chemicals, paints and oil based substances,  Stitching: check for abrasions and unthreading of stitches, Metal parts or Karabiners or Hooks: check all metal components for cracks, dents and discoloration. Check karabiners to ensure that the locking system is functioning correctly and that the gate closes automatically when released, without catching.  Identifying marks: the label on the inside of the harness and lanyard must bear the CE mark, serial number etc must be in place and clearly legible,  Shock Absorber: check if the lanyard has been used, inspect the shock absorber very closely if the webbing inside appears very loose or damaged in anyway DO NOT USE.  If unsure as to whether the lanyard is suitable for use, seek a second opinion preferably the manufacturer

Lifting & Slinging Course

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Department: Materials Handling

Course Reference Number: CP – 6002  

Aim

The aim of the course is to enhance skills, enabling tasks to be performed by lifting and slinging components and equipment in a safe and correct manner

Pre Requisite

A knowledge of the environment in which the participant performs his/her duties.

Target Audience

Optimum Number: The optimum number of persons on this course will be eight.

Course Duration: The course will be of a duration agreed with the client.

Training Aids

Use will be made of lecture notes, audio-visual presentation, demonstrations and practice.  NB Clients must make suitable lifting equipment and accessories available for the practical elements of onsite courses for delegates to practice on

Assessment

The learner will be assessed by means of a written test.

NVQ Level:

NVQ Mandatory Modules

NVQ Optional Modules

Certification

On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a NETA certificate

NVQ Awarding Body:

Course Objectives

Lifting Gear Inspection Course

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Department: Materials Handling

Course Reference Number: CP – 6082  

Aim

The aim of the course is to ensure that personnel are capable of undertaking inspection of lifting and slinging equipment.

Pre Requisite

Familiarity of lifting and slinging equipment is required.

Target Audience

Optimum Number: The optimum number of persons on the course will be eight.

Course Duration: The course will be of half day duration.

Training Aids

Use will be made of audiovisual presentation, handouts and practical demonstrations.

Assessment

Assessment of the training will be by written test and practical demonstration.

NVQ Level:

NVQ Mandatory Modules

NVQ Optional Modules

Certification

On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a NETA certificate.

NVQ Awarding Body:

Course Objectives

On completion of the course the delegate will:  Be aware of current legislation and safety regulations as they apply to lifting equipment and lifting accessories,  Be able to recognise visual defect and/or weakness of lifting equipment and lifting accessories,  Be conversant in methods of maintenance and storage of lifting equipment and lifting accessories,  Be capable of implementing the criteria for the rejection of faulty lifting equipment and lifting accessories.

LOLER Introduction to the Safe Use Of Lifting Equipment Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998

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Department: Materials Handling

Course Reference Number: CP – 6606  

Aim

The aim of the course is to give delegates an introduction to and a broad overview off The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) 

Pre Requisite

None

Target Audience

Optimum Number: The optimum number on this course will be between ten and twelve persons.

Course Duration: The course will be Three Hours

Training Aids

Use will be made of lecture notes and audio visual presentation.

Assessment

Candidates will be assessed by a written test.

NVQ Level:

NVQ Mandatory Modules

NVQ Optional Modules

Certification

On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a NETA certificate

NVQ Awarding Body:

Course Objectives

On completion of the course delegates will be aware of:

  • Introduction to LOLER
  • What is LOLER
  • What is contained in LOLER
  • Other relevant legislation        HASWA
  • MHSWR
  • PUWER
  • Competent Persons
  • Organising of Lifting Operations
  • Keeping Records
  • Approved codes of practice and guidance

Machine Safety Introduction to the Safe Use Of Work Equipment & the Safe Use of Lifting Equipment

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Department: Materials Handling

Course Reference Number: CP – 6607  

Aim

Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998

Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998

The aim of the course is to give delegates an introduction to and a broad overview off the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998. (PUWER) and the Lifting Operation and Lifting Equipment Regulation 1998 (LOLER)  

Pre Requisite

None

Target Audience

Optimum Number: The optimum number on this course will be between ten and twelve persons.

Course Duration: The course will be Six Hours

Training Aids

Use will be made of lecture notes and audio visual presentation.

Assessment

Candidates will be assessed by a written test.

NVQ Level:

NVQ Mandatory Modules

NVQ Optional Modules

Certification

On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a NETA certificate

NVQ Awarding Body:

Course Objectives

AM

  • On completion of the course delegates will be aware of:
  • Introduction  
  • What and whom PUWER applies to.
  • What is contained in PUWER        Regulation    1 – 39
  • Schedule    1 - 4
  • Appendix    1 - 2
  • Other relevant legislation            HASWA
  • MHSWR
  • LOLER
  • Information Instruction Training
  •  Dangerous Parts
  • Keeping Records
  • Approved codes of practice and guidance
PM
  • Introduction to LOLER
  • What is LOLER
  • What is contained in LOLER
  • Other relevant legislation            HASWA
  • MHSWR
  • PUWER
  • Competent Persons
  • Organising of Lifting Operations
  • Keeping Records
  • Approved codes of practice and guidance

Power Crane (Pendant Crane)

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Department: Materials Handling

Course Reference Number: 6604  

Aim

The aim of the course is to give occasional users an awareness of the correct and safe method of using a Pendant Crane.

Pre Requisite

A knowledge of the environment in which the participant performs his/her duties.

Target Audience

Optimum Number: The optimum number of persons on this course will be discussed with the client.

Course Duration: The course will be of 1 day duration or ½ day appreciation dependant on clients requirements. NB This course can only be delivered on clients premises

Training Aids

Use will be made of lecture notes, audio-visual presentation, demonstrations and practice.

Assessment

Recapitulation of course content, question and discussion. The learner will be assessed by means of a written and practical tests.

NVQ Level:

NVQ Mandatory Modules

NVQ Optional Modules

Certification

On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a NETA certificate

NVQ Awarding Body:

Course Objectives

To be able to demonstrate both theoretically and practically the use of pendant operation and slinging methods to move loads. Explain and demonstrate range of movement of Pendant Cranes,  Planning of method to be used in moving load,  Safe loading rules (weight, height, clearance etc),  Coded Workshop Practice when using Pendant Crane including the use of hand signals,  Safety of others in Workshop Area,  Team Working,  Practical slinging and operating exercises including the correct use of angles,  Selecting and using synthetic slings,  Pre operational checks.


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