About the course

operator controls HDS crane

We invite you to take part in a training course aimed at preparing trainees for the UDT exam and obtaining the qualifications required to operate mobile and portable cranes. We are a Centre which has been operating on the market for many years. We employ the best instructors and methodologists, which is why the pass rate for the exams after taking our courses is very high. 

A career as an HDS crane operator is attractive and worth considering, as the qualifications gained are recognised by employers both in Poland and in the countries of the European Union. Improving your qualifications is the best way to succeed professionally. 

Purpose of the course 

Trainee after the course: 

  • knows the construction of mobile and portable cranes, 
  • has knowledge of technical supervision and the Labour Code, 
  • knows health and safety regulations, 
  • knows how to carry out checks on the equipment before starting work, 
  • has knowledge of the crane's performance, drive, control, operation of mechanisms and its supporting structures, 
  • is able to carry out assigned tasks in a safe and efficient manner, 
  • is able to communicate effectively with colleagues, 
  • knows the principles of working with other types of machinery, 
  • knows what action to take in the event of an accident or emergency, 
  • knows the operator's responsibilities regarding maintenance operations, 
  • has an understanding of the stability of the equipment and the forces acting on its structure, 
  • has a basic knowledge of electrical and mechanical engineering, 
  • knows what the load capacity and intensity group of the machine is, 
  • is able to plan work on the machine under different climatic and weather conditions, 
  • can control the correctness of the actions carried out. 
mobile crane lifts load

Examination and entitlement 

On completion of the training course, an examination is held before a commission appointed by the local branch of the UDT. If the trainee passes, he or she is issued with a qualification certificate, allowing him or her to work in the newly learnt profession. UDT authorisations are issued for a limited period of time, in the case of HDS cranes for 10 years. 

What does the course look like? 

The course for HDS cranes includes theoretical and practical classes, during which the trainee acquires the knowledge and skills needed to pass an examination before a commission appointed by the Office of Technical Inspection. Theoretical classes can be conducted online. 

Working as an HDS crane operator

On the Polish market, as well as abroad, there is a high demand for employees able to operate mobile and portable cranes. Such people can find employment in, among others: 

  • construction industry, 
  • warehouses, 
  • industrial factories, 
  • logistics companies, 
  • transport companies, 
  • urban environment, 
  • forest environment. 

HDS maintainer - parallel course

operator controls HDS crane

We also offer courses for the maintenance of cranes, of various types. We invite those wishing to expand their knowledge on subjects such as: 

  • maintenance plans, 
  • the most common faults, 
  • retrofitting of the unit, 
  • technical documentation of the machine, 
  • technical and periodic examinations, 
  • preparing the equipment for operation. 

What do we provide? 

As part of our services we guarantee:

  • professional training materials, 
  • assistance with UDT examination formalities, 
  • attractive training prices, 
  • classes taught by qualified trainers. 

Types of cranes 

We classify cranes into the following types:

  • floating cranes, 
  • railway cranes and on railway vehicles, 
  • deck cranes, 
  • stationary cranes, 
  • tower and high-speed cranes, 
  • mobile cranes, 
  • rail-mounted cranes, 
  • mobile and portable cranes. 


We carry out training throughout the country, both at our training centres and in companies at our clients' premises. 

mobile crane at rest


We set training prices individually, depending on the number of participants, training date and location. We can guarantee discounts for numerous groups and regular customers. To find out more, please call us. 


In order to take part in the training we are organising, you must:

  • be at least 18 years old, 
  • have at least a basic education, 
  • be in good health (certified by a doctor). 

Our courses 

We also have a range of operator and maintenance preparation training courses on offer, among others: 

  • aerial work platforms, 
  • scissor lifts, 
  • cranes, 
  • all types of cranes, 
  • excavators, 
  • backhoe loaders, 
  • forklift trucks.

Questions and answers

How long are the entitlements valid?

The UDT licence for this type of crane is valid for 10 years. 

What equipment does the course cover?

Yes. This is training in the operation of mobile cranes and mobile cranes, which are popularly known as HDS cranes. 

How old do I have to be to enrol on this course?

The basic prerequisite for taking part in the course is the age of majority. 

What other courses do you have?

We have training for the operator and maintainer of other types of cranes, forklifts, excavators, backhoe loaders, cranes, aerial work platforms and scissor lifts, among others. 

At a glance:

  • Training for floating cranes - future operators and maintainers welcome
  • Freight lift and ship lift course - how to do?
  • Maintenance course for portable and mobile cranes
  • Maintainer and operator of mobile and transportable cranes - UDT vocational training courses
  • Fork lift trucks - obtain your operator's licence