Offshore Crane Operator - Stage 3

Course Summary

The course will: train and assess delegates on their knowledge and ability to perform the duties of an offshore crane operator and conduct lifting operations using various loads in different working conditions that they may encounter. The training consists of theoretical and practical sessions during which candidates will be required to demonstrate their competence in the operation and inspection of an offshore crane and also the planning of lifting operations and communications.

Course Objectives

By the end of this training and assessment programme delegates will be:

Target Audience

Personnel who already possess an Offshore Crane Operator Stage 2 certificate and who are to be involved in the operation of offshore cranes including personnel transfers, vessel loading/unloading operations and non-routine lifts.


The duration of this training will be dependent on delegate’s previous experience and ongoing operations at the time of the instructor/assessors visit.


Offshore location.


An In-house training provider certificate will be issued on successful completion of this course.


This course must be refreshed or assessed every 2 years.