Licence to Operate a Tower Crane CT CPCCLTC4001
Outcome: Nationally recognised statement of attainment and a HRWL
Course Duration: 4-5 days (experience, competency and class size dependent)
Location: Onsite (crane with a MRC of at least 3000kg to be supplied by client)
Pre-requisites: Reccomended that you hold a current Dogging HRWL, must be 18 years of age and possess very good language, literacy and numeracy skills
What to bring: USI Number (https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi). Biscuits, tea, coffee and drinks are provided. There are many takeaway food options nearby or feel free to bring your own lunch
PPE requirements: Safety boots, long pants and Hi Vis short/long sleeve shirt
Introduction to the WHS Act 2012, COPS’s and A/S
Risk assessment/Hierachy of control
Detailed theory component
Calculations and communications
Crane pre-start inspection and fault identification
Plan and prepare for task
Intensive practical component
Conduct various lifting tasks
Crane shut down and post-operational inspection
Application of the Unit
This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to safely operate a tower crane.
Tower crane work involves a boom crane or a jib crane (with horizontal or luffing jib) mounted on a demountable or permanent tower structure.
Self-erecting tower cranes are not included in this unit of competency.
Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.
A licence is obtained after competence is assessed under applicable Commonwealth, state or territory work health and safety (WHS) regulations
Statement of attainment issued by AOTA RTO #91463