Specialized training facilities in Denmark and the UK
At our facilities in Denmark and the UK, we have training cranes installed so we can conduct our training courses here. Our training courses take their point of departure in the davit crane manual, but to increase the quality of the training courses, we insist on having practical training included, which is highly valued by our training attendees.
User training – Train the trainer
We offer the user training course, “train the trainer”. It is a 1-day training course providing the attendees with an understanding of how the crane works and which safety systems it has.
It also gives the training attendees the possibility of training their colleagues in correct usage of a project-specific davit crane.
Theoretical and practical learning
The theoretical learning is based on a thorough walk-through of the operational manual.
In the practical learning, the attendees will do some basic operations with the crane, e.g., general rigging, test its functions and safety features including a walk-through a rescue operation.
The “train the trainer” is for people working in the offshore industry but it does not require the attendees to be experienced crane operators or technicians.
Training attendees are authorized
The attendees must pass a multiple-choice test proving they have understood the training to satisfaction. After having passed the test, the training attendees are issued a training certificate as confirmation of their qualifications.
Service and repair training course
Our service and repair training course gives our customer’s own technicians the possibility of maintaining and performing basic trouble shooting and repair on a project-specific davit crane.
It is a 2-day training course which with theoretical and practical learning provides the attendees an understanding of how the crane and its safety system work.
The attendees will get familiarized with the operation manual and the maintenance manual for the crane, and they will be introduced to troubleshooting and how to change certain spare parts including critical spare sparts.
The attendees will get a demonstration on how to perform larger repairs like:
- Change winch unit
- Change of slewing ring
- Change load cells and calibration of these
The “service and repair” course require the attendees to have a technical background e.g., as electricians, mechanics or similar, but they do not need to be experienced crane operators or engineers.
“Service and repair” is not offered to third parties.
Onsite training cranes are recommended
As the davit crane is an important element in an offshore wind project, we highly recommend that all relevant parties are trained in operating the davit cranes correctly.
We have experienced that it is advantageous for a project to have its own training crane installed onshore and have Seasight Davits mobilize a trainer instead of sending numerous technicians to our facilities. Also, as it is highly unlikely that training is required only once at the construction phase of a project.