Using a crane is valuable skill to have in the construction industry, and it is highly sought after. Even lots of people who are already in the industry won’t necessarily know how to operate a crane. It will give you an edge when applying for construction industry jobs.
So how do you learn to use a crane? Usually it is something you can learn on site, whilst you are working. If someone teaches you how to use a crane, make sure you use the manual to find out everything you need to know, and you are deemed to be fully competent to do the work. You should also be taught how to carry out an inspection of a crane, even if it is just to do so visually before operating the equipment to make sure it is completely safe to use. This is as well as more thorough inspections, which need to be carried out methodically.