Lifting Operations

ECITB Appointed Person Moving Loads

ECITB Appointed Person Moving Loads

Course Overview

ECITB Appointed Person Moving Loads introduces the role and responsibilities of the person appointed to oversee, plan or manage lifts or moving loads operations. Delegates will gain the necessary skills and knowledge to fulfil the role of an Appointed Person planning and managing moving loads operations.

The course includes three classroom-based days which involve theoretical lessons and exercises. Understanding of the theory and techniques covered within the initial three days will then be assessed in a written question and calculations paper, followed by the practical planning and performance of a lift on the final day.


Prerequisites Required!
In order to complete ECITB Appointed Person Moving Loads, delegates must hold:
    - An ECITB level 3 vocational qualification in steel erecting or moving loads


    - Recent verifiable experience in moving loads operations validated by a company or delegate CV

Course Content

Delegates completing this training course will be able to;
- Perform the role of an appointed person
- Understand the role and responsibilities of the appointed person
- Verify the integrity of supporting structures during the execution of rigging and lifting operations
- Manage lifting operations, equipment and accessories
- Manage slinging operations
- Describe the responsibilities of an appointed person regarding the inspection of appliances and equipment

More information

  • Certification: An ECITB certificate will be issued upon successful completion.
  • Target audience: Personnel overseeing planning or managing load lifting and moving operations.
  • Revalidation: There is no revalidation requirement for this training programme.
  • Items to bring: Government Issued Photographic ID eg Driver Licence or Passport.

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