This unit specifies the outcomes required to operate a tower crane for licensing purposes, and covers a jib or boom/job crane mounted on a tower structure, demountable or permanent, including both horizontal and luffing jib types.
This unit specifies the outcomes required to operate a tower crane for licensing purposes, and covers a jib or boom/job crane mounted on a tower structure, demountable or permanent, including both horizontal and luffing jib types. This unit does not cover self-erecting tower cranes.
This unit requires the operator to plan the work, conduct routine checks, transfer loads and shut down and secure the crane.
This unit is based on the requirements of the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work.
This unit in its current form meets state and territory licensing requirements. Any alteration will result in a unit, which is not acceptable to regulators for the purpose of licensing.
Duration: 4 days – dependant on experience
Fees: Full payment is required upon booking to confirm your place and can be made via eftpos in person or over the phone.
Assessment methods: Written Questions and Practical
• Commonwealth, state or territory OHS legislation, standards and codes of practice
• Load Calculations
• Plan and prepare work, conduct routine checks
• Conduct job saftey analysis
• Accurate recording and maintenance of information relating to crane operations
• Communication techniques in the workplace including whistles, hand signals and use of two-way radios
• Interpersonal communication into crane computer (where fitted) and checking of operation to accurately reflect the crane configuration
• Operation of a tower crane for the lifting and moving of loads to the safe working rated capacity in conjunction with other appropriate personnel where required
• Risk assessment and hazard control strategies, including hierarchy of control as applied to the positioning and safe operation of the crane (particular awareness of the risks associated with overhead powerlines/electrical cables, wind, etc)
• Use and interpretation of crane manufacturer’s specifications and data, including load charts to enable the crane to be configured for the load
• Verifying problems and equipment faults and demonstrating appropriate response procedures
• Shutdown and secure crane
All candidates that successfully complete the course will be issued with a statement of attainment for nationally recognized unit of competency
CPCCLTC4001A – Licence to Operate a Tower Crane
• Must have good verbal and written comprehension of the English language;
• Must be over 18 years of age;
• Must bring 2 forms of ID (1 x photo ID, 1 x other ID). Photo ID may include drivers licence, passport, proof of age card. Non-photo ID may include credit card, bank card, medicare card;
• Must have good general health and fitness for practicals (eg. physical work);
• Must have basic mathematical skills and knowledge to work out formulas;
• Must wear long sleeved shirt, long leg pants and steel cap boots;
• Must hold a USI (unique student identifier) number.
This course can be offered in-house at our premises in Kewdale, Western Australia. The course can also be delivered on-site at your location if preferred.