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.
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
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
Conduct maintenance and identify faults
Understand all procedures with lifting of loads in the workplace
Shutdown crane and secure crane
PRE-REQUISITIES A person undertaking this unit must hold a current National HRWL to perform dogging or a current certification for a specific VET course for HRWL to perform dogging that has been issued by, or on behalf of a WHS Regulator.
DURATION 4 Days
MAXIMUM PARTICIPANTS 8 Persons
COURSE CODE: TLILIC3004 – LICENCE TO OPERATE A DERRICK 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).