Mobile Crane Examination [MCE] Advanced Programme

Mobile Crane Examination [MCE] Advanced Programme

This course is currently under development and the new version will be available in 2020.


The information below refers to the current course and will be updated when the new version launches.



Mobile Crane Examination is an Advanced Programme which focuses on the inspection and thorough examination of mobile cranes.


Instructor Led Training - 7 days (split into two sessions with a break in between). 

e-Learning is under development and due to launch in 2020.


Maximum number for Instructor Led Training - 6 delegates

Course Contents

  1. Legislation
  2. Standards and Codes of Practice
  3. Health and Safety Requirements and Site Risk Assessments
  4. Mobile Cranes (Development)
  5. Thorough Examination – Statutory Requirements
  6. Verification Methods and Equipment
  7. Testing
  8. Crane Types
  9. Load Charts
  10. Rated Capacity Indicators
  11. Crane Signals
  12. Conducting the Thorough Examination of Mobile Telescoping Cranes
  13. Basic Hydraulic Systems for Mobile Telescoping Cranes
  14. Thorough Examination of the Mobile Telescoping Crane Superstructure
  15. Telescoping Booms
  16. Limit Switches and Safety Devices
  17. Wire Rope Examination
  18. Reporting Procedures

The course is delivered in 2 sessions. Session 1 lasts 5 days and is followed by a weekend break. Session 2 lasts 2 days and includes a comprehensive practical evaluation and theory assessment. 

Delivery Options

  • Instructor Led Training on your premises (members only)

More delivery options will be available when the new version of the course launches.


  • Passed the LEEA Foundation or previous Part 1 Entry (P1E) course
  • You must be over 18 years old
  • You must be employed by a LEEA member or registered with us as an Individual Trainee

Courses available on request.

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