This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to safely operate a slewing mobile crane with a capacity up to 60 tonnes.
Slewing mobile crane means a mobile crane incorporating a boom or jib that can be slewed, but does not include:
– a backhoe or
– an excavator or
– a front-end loader or
– other earth moving equipment, when configured for crane operation.
This unit applies to the activities of a person operating a slewing mobile crane with a capacity up to 60 tonnes that is a:
– non-slewing mobile crane with a capacity exceeding 3 tonnes
– slewing mobile crane with a capacity of 60 tonnes or less
– vehicle loading crane with a capacity of 10 metre tonnes or more, excluding the application of load estimation and slinging techniques to move a load.
A person performing this work is required to hold a slewing mobile crane with a capacity up to 60 tonnes high risk work (HRW) licence.
Total number of hours: 70