Crane Rope Examiners course - LEEA Accredited


Wire Rope Examination courses based upon the requirements of BS ISO 4309:2017 Cranes - Wire ropes - Care and maintenance, inspection and discard.  The courses are delivered by industry expert David Hewitt, with attendees benefitting from over 50 years direct crane rope experience.


Standard one and two day courses are available, aimed at people involved in the selection, use, inspection and examination of steel wire ropes.  The courses provide the delegate with knowledge of rope terminology, properties of different types of wire ropes, how and where a rope is likely to deteriorate, how to carry out a detailed examination on a wire rope, correct installation and maintenance of wire ropes and the in-service condition assessment of a rope in accordance with standards and legislation.  The courses are accredited under the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) Accredited Training Scheme (ATS).

Course Content

The application and selection of wire ropes for cranes

  • Conventional Wire Rope
  • High Performance Wire Rope

Technical awareness training for crane ropes including:

  • Standards and Legislation
  • Wire Rope Basics
  • End terminations
  • Rope Deterioration
  • Examination Procedures
  • Magnetic Rope Testing
  • Handling and Maintenance
  • Discard Criteria
  • Combined Effect

If required, courses can be tailored to suit the exact requirements of the customer. 


Tensology Ltd, Unit 14 Bullrush Business Park, Bullrush Grove, Balby, Doncaster DN4 8SL or at the client's own premises.

Wire Rope Examiners training at customer's premises