TLILIC3004 – LICENCE TO OPERATE A DERRICK CRANE

AIMS AND OUTCOMES
This course is designed to ensure that participants have the skills and knowledge required to operate a derrick crane, a powered slewing strut-boom crane with its boom pivoted at the base of the mast which can be either guyed (guy derrick) or held by backstays (stiff-leg derrick) and is capable of luffing under load, for licensing purposes.
This course is based on the requirements of the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work.

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

  • Plan and prepare for lifting operations
  • Understand crane capacities and limitations
  • Perform daily pre operational checks
  • Read and Interpret manuals, range diagrams and load charts
  • Confirm load weights and interpret lifting signals from dogman
  • Operate crane in a smooth and competent manner
  • Transfer loads
  • Conduct maintenance and identify faults
  • Understand all procedures with lifting of loads in the workplace
  • Shutdown crane and secure crane

COURSE CONTENT

  • Operate a derrick crane
  • Apply risk assessment and hazard control strategies
  • Use and interpret crane manufacturer’s specifications and data,
  • Verify problems and equipment faults and demonstrate appropriate response procedures
  • Appropriate mathematical procedures for estimation of loads
  • WHS legislation, standards and codes of practice
  • Understanding of the hierarchy of hazard identification and control
  • Organisational and workplace standards, requirements, policies and procedures
  • Derrick crane characteristics and capabilities
  • Procedures for the recording, reporting and maintenance of workplace records and information
  • Rated capacity and working load limits
  • Typical routine problems encountered in the operation of the crane t and adjustments required

CERTIFICATION
A Statement of Attainment and Notice of Assessment will be issued upon successful completion in accordance with RTO partnership agreement

Overview:

PRE-REQUISITIES
It is recommended that candidates are trained and competent in Rigging and Slinging operations, and have logged hours in crane operation.

DURATION
4 Days

MAXIMUM PARTICIPANTS
8 Persons