Cranes and Hoists
Licence to Operate a Personnel and Materials Hoist HP CPCCLHS3001A
Course Duration: 2-3 days (experience, competency and site dependent)
This unit specifies the outcomes required to operate a builder's hoist in which personnel, goods and/or materials may be hoisted, and which comprises a car, structure, machinery or other equipment associated with the hoist, and which may be a cantilever hoist, a tower hoist or a multiple winch operation. Included in this definition are situations where winches may be configured to operate as hoists for the transportation of personnel for licensing purposes.
Application of the Unit
This unit requires the operator to plan work, conduct routine checks, conduct hoist operations and shut down and secure a hoist.
This unit is based on the requirements of the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work.
This unit in its current form meets state and territory licensing requirements. Any alteration will result in a unit, which is not acceptable to regulators for the purpose of licensing.
Licence to Operate a Personnel and Materials Hoist HP CPCCLHS3001
Outcome: Nationally recognised statement of attainment and a HRWL
Course Duration: 2 days (experience, competency and class size dependent)
Location: Onsite or offsite, statewide
Pre-requisites: Must be 18 years of age and possess 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
Hoist pre-start inspection and fault identification
Select and prepare equipment
Intensive practical component
Conduct Hoist operations
Hoist shut down and post-operational inspection
Application of the Unit
This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to safely operate a personnel and materials hoist, that is, a cantilever or tower hoist or several winches configured to operate as a hoist intended to carry goods, materials or people.
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.
Competence in this unit does not in itself result in a licence. 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