Virtual G5 Offshore Crane Module O -2.1

Documented Safety Training

Module O-2.1 Offshore Crane

To follow the documented safety training plan for operators of offshore cranes in accordance with rules on qualification requirements for the operation of cranes as determined by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate and the Norwegian Maritime Directorate

The training covers the theoretical safety training required for G5 Offshore cranes and G20 Fixed hydraulic cranes


  • Definition of an offshore Crane
  • Applications
  • Accident causes
  • Legislation/regulations Requirements for operator
  • Design/Construction
  • Foundation/Pedestal
  • Boom structures
  • Safe use of offshore cranes
  • Hydraulics/electronics/mechanics
  • Load Diagram / RCI
  • Safety equipment / overload prevention
  • Winches/Ropes/Blocks
  • Inspection and Maintenance
  • Certification/Documentation

The training will give students insight into principles of offshore crane construction, operation, maintenance and use, so that incidents and accidents in connection with lifting operations are avoided