AIMS AND OUTCOMES
This course is designed to ensure that participants have the skills and knowledge required to perform slinging techniques, including the selection and inspection of lifting gear and/or the directing of the crane operator in the movement of the load when the load is out of view of the crane/ operator for licensing purposes.
This course covers the scope of work to demonstrate competency in the application of slinging techniques, selection and inspection of lifting gear and/or the directing of the crane/ operator in the movement of the load. This course is based upon the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work.
- Plan work
- Setup Crane
- Conduct routine checks
- Transfer loads
- Shut down and secure crane
- Operation of a self-erecting tower crane for the lifting of loads
- Risk assessment and hazard control strategies
- Use and interpretation of crane manufacturer’s specifications and data, including load charts and ballast, to enable the crane to be configured for the load
- Verify problems and equipment faults and demonstrate appropriate response procedures
- Ability to be able to read and comprehend manufacturer’s instructions, procedures and safety signs
- Appropriate mathematical procedures for estimation of loads
- WHS legislation, standards and codes of practice relevant to the full range of processes for the crane
- Organisational and workplace standards, requirements, policies and procedures for conducting operations for the crane class
- Understanding of the hierarchy of hazard identification and control
- Procedures for the recording, reporting and maintenance of workplace records and information
- Self-erecting tower crane characteristics and capabilities to allow the operation of the crane to suit the range of loads
- Rated capacity and working load limits (including use of crane load charts)
- Typical routine problems encountered in the operation of the crane and equipment and adjustments required for correction
We provide Nationally Recognised Training under a Third-Party Arrangement with Site Skills Training (RTO Provider No. 32531). Site Skills Training will be the issuing RTO for all Statements of Attainment associated with the nationally recognised VET courses listed in the agreement, and concurrently displayed on the ATC Offshore website.