Overhead Gantry Crane Training

Overhead Gantry Crane Training (Pendant or Remote Control Operation)  


Courses are offered using the:

  • Pendant Control (a ground level control box fixed to the crane by an electric and steel strengthened cable).  
  • Remote Control (a wireless control box that allows the operator greater freedom of movement).


All Pro-skills Crane courses include Theory training, Operational training, Basic Slinging and Theory and Operational testing.


Courses available these are: -


  • Novice Operator:  A person with little or no experience of using the equipment
  • Experienced Operator:  A person who uses the equipment regularly but has never undertaken a formal course and test.
  • Refresher Re-test:  A person who holds a certificate to operate the equipment but needs their skills updating in accordance with HSE guidelines.
  • Conversion:  A person who is certificated on one control but needs to use another control type


The course lengths below show the minimum time it will take to become a competent operator - course lengths may vary from those shown depending on the skill levels and competence of the operator.

Overhead Gantry Crane

Category(s) Course Type                      No. of Candidates      Course Length
Pendant/Remote       Novice 4 2 Days
Pendant/Remote  Experienced 4 1 Day
Pendant/Remote  Refresher re-test       1, 2, 3 or 4 1 Day


Pendant to Remote      
Remote to Pendant

1, 2, 3 or 4

1 Day

Pendant and Remote Overhead Crane Course Syllabus (23kb)