Overhead Travelling Cranes [OTC] Advanced Programme

Overhead Travelling Cranes [OTC] Advanced Programme


Overhead Travelling Cranes is an Advanced Programme which focuses on the inspection and thorough examination of overhead travelling cranes.


Instructor Led Training - 5 days

Instructor Led Zoom Training5 days

e-Learning - average 18 hours


Maximum numbers: 

Instructor Led Training - 8 delegates

Zoom delivery - 12 delegates

Course Contents

  1. Legislation
  2. Standards
  3. Lifting Media – Load Chain
  4. Lifting Media – Wire Rope
  5. Materials
  6. Crane Construction
  7. Crane Configurations
  8. End Carriages
  9. Hoist Construction
  10. Rope Drums & Pulleys
  11. Power Feed Systems
  12. Motion Limit Switches
  13. Overload Devices
  14. Braking Systems
  15. Electric Motors and VFDs
  16. Duty Classification
  17. Safety Essentials when working on OTC
  18. Testing as Part of the Thorough Examination
  19. The Thorough Examination
  20. Gantry Alignment

Delivery Options

  • e-Learning
  • Instructor Led Training at Huntingdon Training Centre
  • Instructor Led Training on your premises (members only)
  • Blended learning (members only)


  • 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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