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New training courses

25 January 2013

The LEEA (Lifting Equipment Engineers Association) now offers practical training courses for engineers responsible for the test, examination and maintenance of overhead lifting equipment. There are courses designed to p

The LEEA (Lifting Equipment Engineers Association) now offers practical training courses for engineers responsible for the test, examination and maintenance of overhead lifting equipment. There are courses designed to prepare trainees for the LEEA's Diploma exam, and specialist training on the maintenance of hoists and electric overhead travelling cranes.

Three new 'intensive practical' courses will cover manual and powered lifting machines, runways and light crane structures, and electric overhead travelling cranes. Each course lasts for five days and is held at the LEEA's Huntingdon training facility, which has a wide range of operational lifting equipment from a variety of manufacturers.

Designed to complement the Association's online and correspondence based learning programme, these courses are for trainees who have already passed the foundation element of the LEEA Diploma (Part 1 Entry Certificate).

They conclude with an examination.

The LEEA is also introducing a two-day course covering basic hoist maintenance, and a four-day course to introduce trainees to the electrical elements of basic hoist controls. A course on maintenance of overhead travelling cranes is in the pipeline.
 
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