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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.

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

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

OVERVIEW

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

CERTIFICATION

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).

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