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TLILIC0018 Licence to Operate a Non-Slewing Mobile Crane 
(greater than 3 tonnes capacity) CN


Outcome: Nationally recognised statement of attainment and a HRWL


Course Duration: 3-4 days (experience, competency and class size dependent)


Location: Onsite or offsite, statewide

Pre-requisites: Must be 18 years of age and possess very good language, literacy and numeracy skills

What to bring: USI Number ( Biscuits, tea, coffee and drinks are provided. There are many takeaway food options nearby or feel free to bring your own lunch

PPE requirements: Hard hat, safety boots, long pants and Hi Vis short/long sleeve shirt

Course Description

  • Introduction to the WHS Act 2012, COP and A/S

  • Risk assessment/Hierachy of control

  • Detailed theory component

  • Calculations and communications

  • Load charts

  • Crane siting and setup

  • Crane pre-start inspection and fault identification

  • Plan and prepare for work

  • Intensive practical component

  • Safely navigate site hazards

  • Conduct various lifting tasks

  • Crane shut down and post-operational inspection


This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to operate a non-slewing mobile crane with a maximum Rated Capacity (MRC) exceeding three tonnes safely, in accordance with all relevant legislative responsibilities. 

Non-slewing mobile crane means a mobile crane incorporating a boom or jib that cannot be slewed, and includes:

  • an articulated mobile crane

  • a locomotive crane

  • but does not include vehicle tow trucks.


A person performing this work is required to hold a non-slewing mobile crane HRWL.

Statement of attainment issued by AOTA RTO #91463

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