This course is designed to ensure that participants have the skills and knowledge 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 does not cover self-erecting tower cranes.
This course requires the operator to plan the work, conduct routine checks, transfer loads and shut down and secure the crane. This unit requires the operator to plan the work, conduct routine checks, transfer loads and shut down and secure the crane. This course is based on the requirements of the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work.
Operation of a tower crane for the lifting and moving of loads
Risk assessment and hazard control strategies
Use and interpretation of crane manufacturer’s specifications and data
Verifying problems and equipment faults and demonstrating appropriate response procedures
Ability 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
Tower crane characteristics and capabilities to allow the operation of the crane to 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.
Conduct routine checks
Shut down and secure crane
PRE-REQUISITIES Experience working with or around cranes is desirable.
DURATION 5 Days
MAXIMUM PARTICIPANTS 8 Persons
COURSE CODE: CPCCLTC4001 – LICENCE TO OPERATE A TOWER CRANE
Trainwest will be the issuing RTO for the Statement of Attainment associated with this nationally recognised VET course. ATC Offshore provides Nationally Recognised Training under a Third-Party Provider Agreement on behalf of Trainwest (RTO Provider No. 51807).