Mobile Lifting Equipment  Operation and Maintenance

An Intensive 5-day Training Course

Mobile Lifting Equipment
Operation and Maintenance

Guidelines for Operation & Maintenance
of Movable Lifting Gears

Mobile Lifting Equipment Operation and Maintenance

Scheduled Dates


19 - 23 Aug 2024 Al Ain - UAE $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
09 - 13 Dec 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT


10 - 14 Feb 2025 Online $3,950 RESERVE A SEAT

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Why Choose this Training Course?

This interactive, applications-driven 5-day training course will highlight the added value that Mobile Lifting Equipment Operation and Maintenance can offer to support engineers and technicians working in heavy transportation and lifting, petroleum industries, and construction projects. It will show how to safely use such equipment economically, safely and environment friendly.

The PetroKnowledge training course will emphasize the application of related recommended operation and maintenance practices advised by the most reputable manufacturers of such equipment and by the relevant standards, focus on proper equipment selection for specific jobs, retrieval and interpretation of data from equipment manuals.

This Mobile Lifting Equipment Operation and Maintenance training course will feature:

  • Discussions on the types and applications of modern mobile lifting equipment including truck cranes and forklifts
  • The importance of correct selection of lifting equipment for specific jobs
  • The detailed description of lifting equipment systems and characteristic performance
  • Focusing on standard safety measures to be applied on operating various lifting equipment

What are the Goals?

By the end of this Mobile Lifting Equipment Operation and Maintenance training course, participants will be able to:

  • Outline the basics of lifting equipment safety
  • List the types and applications of mobile lift equipment including forklifts and mobile cranes
  • Outline the types and applications of mobile lifting equipment
  • Discuss the issues of forklifts and truck cranes stability
  • Describe the principle of operation of various stability monitoring systems used in modern forklifts and truck cranes
  • List and explain the application of forklift attachments and the lifting tackles
  • Inspect the lifting tackles including wire ropes, synthetic slings, clips, hooks, sockets, eyebolts, and hoist rings
  • Apply a standard inspection procedure on truck cranes and write the relevant report
  • Explain how to maintain the forklifts and truck cranes

Who is this Training Course for?

This Mobile Lifting Equipment Operation and Maintenance training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Load lifting engineers and supervisors
  • Mobile cranes operators
  • Mobile cranes maintenance engineers and technicians
  • Mobile cranes inspectors
  • Load lifting safety engineers and professionals

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This PetroKnowledge training course will utilise a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. The daily course sections will be highly interactive and participative. It also involves detailed discussions accompanying the presentation of videos showing the up-to-date technology in mobile cranes, load lifting safety, and mobile cranes maintenance and inspection. Delegates are strongly encouraged to bring and analyse data from their own work domain; this adds greater relevancy to the content.

Daily Agenda

Day One: Load Lifting Equipment Basics
  • Load lifting safety standards
  • Load lifting certification
  • Load lifting basics: Preparatory work and calculations – selection of equipment and lifting tackles – load hitching - loads hanging – load moving and signalling – Load positioning or stacking
  • Qualifications and skills of lifting equipment operators
Day Two: Lifting Tackles
  • Wire ropes
    • Types and classification – Construction – Grades – Lays - Safety factor – Sizing – Aging – Maintenance – Safety precautions – Inspection
  • Rigging slings
    • Working Load Limit (WLL)- Hitches (Single – Bridle – Basket – Choker - Applications) - Synthetic slings (Types – Grades - Applications) - Sling tables and sling leg load - Unequal sling lengths and centre of gravity - Sling shock load
  • Clips and Schackles
    • Standards - Wire rope clips types (U bolt – fist grip) - Clips number and installation - Types of schackles (Screw anchor – Chain anchor - Schackle rules - Schackles for synthetic slings)
  • Hooks
    • Standards - Hooks loading – Load limit - Types (Wide schackle – Sizes – Material – Grade)
  • Sockets
    • Types: Headache ball – Wedge – Applications
  • Eye bolts and Hoist Rings
    • Working load - Types - Alignment - Applications
Day Three: Forklift Operation and Maintenance
  • Forklift types (Stand up rider – Sit down rider – Motorized hand pallet jack – Rough terrain)
  • Forklift layout and components
  • Forklift stability and modern stability monitoring systems
  • Forklift operating hazards
  • Forklift operations (Pre-operation checks – Picking up the load – Travelling with load – load placement – Moving on ramps – Crossing railroads – Parking)
  • Forklift hazards
  • Forklift attachments (Side shifters – carton clamp – Drum rotator – Paper roll clamp – bar arm clamp – pallet handler – Pull and push - …)
  • Forklift safety standards
Day Four: Mobile Truck Cranes
  • Types of mobile crane
    • Telescopic boom (Rough terrain - Carry deck – Pick& carry – Carrier mounted – Crawler – Truck mounted)
    • Lattice boom (Carrier mounted – Crawler – Truck mounted – Long reach)
  • Mobile crane identification
  • Mobile crane layout and components
  • Load charts
  • Reeving load blocks
  • Mobile crane stability and operation quadrants
  • Mobile crane Operation
    • Pre-lift operations (Selection of proper crane - Critical lift criteria and preparation Boom length & radius & angle – Ground bearing capacity checking – Load and rigging – Environment conditions – Selection of operator and signalling person – Lift plan checklist – Lift plan drawing – Site preparation)
    • Safe operating procedure (crane levelling – load rigging – load lifting – load moving – load positioning)
    • Data hazard sheet
    • Safety systems
Day Five: Maintenance and Inspection of Mobile Lifting Equipment
  • Mobile cranes Maintenance
    • Basics of mechanical maintenance
    • Pre-delivery maintenance of mobile cranes
    • In-service maintenance intervals and operations
    • Maintenance personnel qualification and skills
    • Maintenance information and records
  • Inspection
    • Crane data
    • Crane manual and records
    • Pre-inspection operations
    • Crane set-up
    • Load charts
    • Crane inspection components
    • Assessment of crane condition


  • On successful completion of this Training Course / Online Training Course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate / E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates.

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GLOMACS Training

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
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    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
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  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

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