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OPITO LOLER Competent Person Assessment

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  • Duration

    2 Days

  • Language

    English

  • Course code

    OBS0891

  • Price

    GBP 795.00

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Please make sure pre-requirements are met

It is the responsibility of the employer to ensure that delegates are ready to be assessed and have: 1. Suitable and relevant experience in both crane operations and hoisting and lifting operations involving the use of portable lifting equipment 2. .A letter from the current employer recommending the candidate for LCP assessment including reference to the candidates supervisory and command and control capabilities and confirming his/her relevant experience 3. Knowledge and experience of: 1.LOLER, PUWER and HASAWA regulations 2.Safe Systems of Work 3.Assessment of personnel 4.Management of personnel 5.The inspection of lifting equipment and the concept of discard criteria 6.Safe use of lifting equipment 7.The management of rigging lofts 8.The planning of lifting operations 9.Risk assessment

OPITO LOLER Competent Person Assessment

Objective

The aims and objectives of the assessment are to ensure that the LCP has the required level of underpinning knowledge and operational experience to prepare suitable and sufficient lifting plans and risk assessments for lifting operations. This also involves the selection of appropriate lifting equipment, determining suitable levels of supervision and personnel requirements for lifting operations and ability to manage the content of the rigging loft or other lifting equipment / accessories

Target Group

The OPITO approved LOLER Competent Person assessment is aimed at personnel who are, or will be, planning and approving lifting operations in the workplace and ensuring that the lifting operations are conducted in compliance with Legislative requirements and company procedures. The OPITO LCP standard requires that candidates undergoing the assessment process must be Company sponsored and have suitable levels of relevant experience.

Prerequisites

It is the responsibility of the employer to ensure that delegates are ready to be assessed and have:

a.Suitable and relevant experience in both crane operations and hoisting and lifting operations involving the use of portable lifting equipment

b.A letter from the current employer recommending the candidate for LCP assessment including reference to the candidates supervisory and command and control capabilities and confirming his/her relevant experience

c.Knowledge and experience of:

1.LOLER, PUWER and HASAWA regulations
2.Safe Systems of Work
3.Assessment of personnel
4.Management of personnel
5.The inspection of lifting equipment and the concept of discard criteria
6.Safe use of lifting equipment
7.The management of rigging lofts
8.The planning of lifting operations
9.Risk assessment

Examination

Candidates successfully meeting the defined outcomes of the assessment process will be issued with an OPITO endorsed certificate of competence to perform the function of LOLER Competent Person at the workplace

Course are conducted at RelyOnNutec training centres at Aberdeen

Course Contents

The ability to demonstrate knowledge and practical skills in the following topics:

Unit 1: Regulations, procedures, assessment and competence:
Regulations and safe systems of work
Coaching and mentoring of lifting team personnel
Supervision of lifting team personnel

Unit 2: Selection and Control of lifting equipment and planning the lifting operation:
Inspection and control of lifting equipment / lifting accessories
Planning the lifting operation / preparing the risk assessment and conducting Toolbox talks