TOWER CRANE

CPCCLTC4001 – LICENCE TO OPERATE A TOWER CRANE

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UNIT OF COMPETENCY

CPCCLTC4001 – Licence to Operate a Tower Crane

TOWER CRANE TRAINING COURSE FEE: $2200

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SUMMARY

This CPCCLTC4001 – Licence to Operate a Tower Crane course is aimed at those currently working or seeking work in operational roles in the mining and construction industries who are required to operate a tower crane. This unit specifies the outcomes 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.

Students will attain the practical application and understanding required to safely and efficiently operate a tower crane and will be able to:

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe what needs to be done to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1

Plan task.

1.1

Review task instructions, consult with relevant persons to seek clarification as required, and obtain relevant workplace information.

1.2

Obtain and interpret information, including safe work method statements (SWMSs), required to ensure that activities are performed in compliance with workplace-specific and safe work requirements.

1.3

Obtain and interpret information required to ensure that equipment inspection, use, maintenance and storage complies with manufacturer requirements.

1.4

Identify workplace and task-specific hazards, including hazards associated with working at heights, and determine required risk controls and safety measures and equipment, including fall prevention and fall arrest equipment, as required.

1.5

Identify methods of moving and placing tools, equipment and materials to minimise the risk of falling objects.

1.6

Calculate load weight in consultation with licensed dogger.

1.7

Consult with licensed dogger to confirm that load weight is within the rated capacity of the crane and the working load limit (WLL) of the lifting gear.

1.8

Determine and inspect crane and load movement paths.

1.9

Confirm implementation of and compliance with traffic management plan.

1.10

Establish required communication methods with relevant persons.

1.11

Establish and maintain communication with relevant persons to ensure lift plan and risk controls are communicated clearly, including any impact on other workplace activities.

2

Prepare for task.

2.1

Check signs and labels to ensure visibility and legibility.

2.2

Assess wind and other adverse weather conditions and determine whether their impact on the crane and loads is within the manufacturer requirements for safe operation.

2.3

Access crane safely.

2.4

Test crane safety devices in accordance with workplace requirements.

2.5

Carry out pre-start crane checks and report, record and take action on identified damage or defects, in accordance with safe work practices, workplace-specific procedures and policies, and manufacturer requirements.

2.6

Check that crane logbook has been completed and signed, that it is correct for crane type and current compliance, and that any rectifications have been signed off.

2.7

Start crane, carry out operational checks, check for abnormal noises, smoke or fumes and shut down, tag out, report and record identified abnormalities in accordance with safe work practices, workplace-specific procedures and policies, and manufacturer requirements.

3

Transfer load.

3.1

Position boom or jib and hook block over the load as directed by licensed dogger.

3.2

Carry out test lift to allow for checks and adjustments to slinging to be made by licensed dogger.

3.3

Under the direction of the licensed dogger, transfer loads using appropriate crane movements.

3.4

Use radio and interpret hand and whistle signals to communicate with licensed dogger.

3.5

Lower and land load, allowing lifting gear to be disconnected.

4

Shut down and secure crane.

4.1

Apply hoist, luffing, trolley and travel brakes.

4.2

Shut down crane and place in weather-vane position in accordance with manufacturer requirements.

4.3

Carry out routine shutdown checks, and secure crane and equipment, including cabin, against unauthorised access.

4.4

Exit the crane safely.

4.5

Report and record any damage or defects.

Roborigger Training option is included without extending the time frame of our high-risk course and is without additional cost. Email bookings@saferight.com.au to let us know you’re interested to opt in once you’ve received your booking confirmation. 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Students must hold a Dogging/Dogman licence (CPCCLDG3001 – Licence to perform dogging) prior to commencing this course with Saferight.
  • Must be 18 years old and above
  • Ability to read, write and understand English
  • Present photo I.D. on arrival
  • Complete a ‘Fitness to Complete Training’ form. The student is required to declare any medical issue that may exclude them from full participation
  • Wear steel cap shoes/boots and remove all jewellery prior to commencement

DURATION

5 days

TRAINING STRUCTURE

  • Theory Assessment
  • Practical Assessment

CERTIFICATION

On successful completion of this Tower Crane course, students will be issued a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment for:

  • CPCCLTC4001 – Licence to Operate a Tower Crane

The Unique Student Identifier (USI) must be supplied and verified prior to issuance.

VERIFICATION OF COMPETENCY (VOC)

Verification of competency for this course is available at Saferight. For more information, please click here.

A) HIGH RISK WORK LICENCE – If you do not have a High Risk Work Licence yet

If you wish for Saferight to assist and make arrangements for you from start to end, please make an online payment by clicking the week your training falls in. Your enrolment will then be attached to this additional request from you for us to prepare the necessary documents for your High Risk Work Licence.

After you’ve completed your training with us at and have been assessed by a WorkSafe Registered Assessor here at Saferight, we will go through the steps with you to complete all the necessary paperwork for your WorkSafe High Risk Licence.

B) HIGH RISK WORK LICENCE – Adding a new class to your current High Risk Work Licence

If you wish for Saferight to assist and make arrangements for you from start to end, please make an online payment by clicking the week your training falls in. Your enrolment will then be attached to this additional request from you for us to prepare the necessary documents for your High Risk Work Licence.

After you’ve completed your training with us at and have been assessed by a WorkSafe Registered Assessor here at Saferight, we will go through the steps with you to complete all the necessary paperwork for your WorkSafe High Risk Licence.

GROUP BOOKINGS/ON-SITE TRAINING

Group bookings/Onsite training available at your site or ours. Please contact our office at 1800 352 335 or email bookings@saferight.com.au for pricing and site requirements.

TRAINING LOCATION

107 Radium Street, Welshpool, WA 6106

REFUND/CANCELLATION POLICY

Please refer to our Refund/Cancellation Policy

SAFERIGHT TRAINING ACCREDITATION 

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