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NOGEPA 1.2 Crane Operator Offshore & Refresher Training for Personnel Who Will be Working on Offshore Mining Installation


A Crane Operator moves loads to and from supply boats at offshore installations and must be able to clearly communicate with his colleagues. The crane operator is familiar with the safety aspects of lifting equipment and the rigging of loads and also involved in the daily maintenance of the offshore installation. All these aspects are dealt with during the NOGEPA 1.2 Crane Operator Offshore course.

During this training you will learn all the skills to operate a crane safely and responsibly, loading and unloading ships or moving materials on a production platform. The training consists of a theoretical and practical part.

The Objective of this course is to ensure that the delegate is able to work with an offshore crane safely, efficiently and responsibly. This a function-orientated training and intended for persons assigned to operate a crane on an offshore mining installation.

  • Duration: Basic course - 5 days & Refresher course - 2 days
  • Validity: 4 years

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  • Knowledge of various cranes and their applications
  • Thorough knowledge of materials and equipment used for performing hoisting activities, perceiving wear and tear, performance of daily maintenance and inspection of those materials and equipment
  • Thorough knowledge of operation and daily maintenance of engines and apparatus used on cranes
  • Knowledge of physics, mechanics, electricity and hydraulics
  • Knowledge of calculation of weights of loads and the ability to apply load radius diagrams
  • Knowledge of standards and regulations related to the job
  • Knowledge of procedures applicable to transportation of persons by means of a crane


  • The application of standard hand and arm signals
  • Moving loads, different in type and weight in at least two or more concurrent crane movements
  • Recognizing electrical, hydraulic and/or mechanical defects and faults
  • Safety inspections of cranes and their support
  • Crane maintenance
  • Hooking-up of loads
  • Moving loads horizontally
  • Placing and following loads on a moving platform
  • Applying safety precautions during all mentioned activities
  • Keeping a crane book up-to-date

Disclaimer: For general information purpose only - please check with NOGEPA for the latest and accurate information on Training Standards

Last Updated: May 31, 2021