Crane operator - requirements

Overhead cranes are used, among others, in industrial halls, sidings, storage yards and shipyard slipways. People working with cranes must meet certain requirements. The employer may not allow an employee to work without the required qualifications and skills.

A person who wants to work as a crane operator must enroll in a crane course. In order to enroll in the classes, you must meet the relevant requirements, the fulfillment of which is also needed in the crane profession.

Requirements for enrolling in a crane course:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • education to the least basic
  • no contraindications to work as a crane operator confirmed by an appropriate medical certificate

Operators should have appropriate qualifications confirmed by a qualification certificate of the Office of Technical Inspection. Qualifications can be obtained after passing the final training exam UDT for overhead cranes.

There are two categories of crane licenses according to UDT:

  • II S. - cranes, hoists and winches operated from the working level and stationary workshop cranes
  • IS - cranes, hoists and winches operated from the working level or from the cabin, and stationary workshop cranes

The crane operator should also meet other requirements depending on the company he will be employed in. Among other things, the employee should have knowledge of the applicable regulations, know the principles of operation of safety devices, he should pass safety training in the field of general OHS and workplace training.

The ERGON Kadr Training Center invites you to a crane course - the price and dates of classes and locations are available on our website. We conduct classes in the city of Warsaw and in other locations. We guarantee comprehensive service, high pass rate and low prices. Please contact us if you have any additional questions.

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