Licence to operate a tower crane

CPCCLTC4001A

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. This unit does not cover self-erecting tower cranes.

Course Overview

CPCCLTC4001A – Licence to operate a tower crane

The CPCCLTC4001A Licence to Operate a Tower Crane course teaches the skills and knowledge required to operate a tower crane for licensing purposes.  It covers a jib or boom/job crane mounted on a tower structure, demountable or permanent, including both horizontal and luffing jib types. It does not cover self-erecting tower cranes. It requires the operator to plan the work, conduct routine checks, transfer loads and shut down and secure the crane.

A competent assessment outcome will meet the competency requirement of the National Standard for licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work.

 

Elements of the course are:

  • Plan work
  • Conduct routine checks
  • Transfer loads
  • Shut down and secure crane

Course Topics

Operation of a tower crane for the lifting and moving of loads
Risk assessment and hazard control strategies
Use and interpretation of crane manufacturer’s specifications and data
Verifying problems and equipment faults and demonstrating appropriate response procedures
Ability to read and comprehend manufacturer’s instructions, procedures and safety signs
Appropriate mathematical procedures for estimation of loads
WHS legislation, standards and codes of practice relevant to the full range of processes for the crane
Organisational and workplace standards, requirements, policies and procedures for conducting operations for the crane class
Understanding of the hierarchy of hazard identification and control
Procedures for the recording, reporting and maintenance of workplace records and information
Tower crane characteristics and capabilities to allow the operation of the crane to the range of loads
Rated capacity and working load limits (including use of crane load charts)
Typical routine problems encountered in the operation of the crane and equipment and adjustments required for correction.

The candidate or the employer must give access to the crane to conduct the training. The tower crane must be in good, operation and safe condition and meet with manufacturer guidelines and specifications.

Pre-requisites

  • Have a current white card
  • Have access to an operational tower crane on a site
  • Provide photo ID

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