Gantry or Overhead Crane


Gantry or Overhead Crane
Unit Code:Unit Name:
RIIHAN305DOperate a gantry or overhead crane
RIIHAN203DConduct lifting operations

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7:00am - 3:00pm
Jan 28 2020
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Feb 11 2020
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Mar 10 2020
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Mar 24 2020
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Apr 7 2020
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Apr 21 2020
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About this course

This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to operate a gantry or overhead crane in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries.

This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles.

This Unit of Competency is designed to assist individuals and organisations to meet their obligation for training of staff as set out in the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011.

The Regulation no longer requires persons to hold a licence for the operation of a remote or pendant operated, Bridge and Gantry Crane with 3 or less powered operations. However, there is still an obligation for worker training.

Course Topics:

  • Access, interpret and apply crane operation documentation and ensure the work activity is compliant
  • Obtain, read, interpret, clarify and confirm work requirements
  • Identify and address potential risks, hazards and environmental issues, and implement control measures
  • Select and wear personal protective equipment appropriate for work activities
  • Coordinate activities with others prior to commencement and throughout operations
  • Prepare load for lift in accordance with crane limitations and rigging requirements
  • Perform pre-start, start-up, park-up and shutdown procedures
  • Confirm the work area hazards are removed or controlled prior to commencing the lift
  • Interpret signals in accordance with AS2550
  • Operate controls to lift, transfer and lower loads
  • Monitor lift operations and ensure compliance
  • Inspect crane for faults
  • Perform routine operational servicing, lubrication and housekeeping tasks
  • Process written records

Course Training & Outcomes

Training & Assessment

With successful completion of the training & assessment, applicants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment (SOA) and wallet-sized plastic competency card for:

RIIHAN305D Operate a gantry or overhead crane

RIIHAN203D Conduct lifting operations

Why train with us?

  • Large variety of funding options available:
    • CSQ Short Course
    • BERT Training Fund
  • We do not cancel courses due to low numbers*
  • Extensive range of plant equipment
  • Tax deduction for accredited training

*Except where required by the state safe work regulator

Training Requirements & What To Bring

  • High Risk Work Licence assessments can only be undertaken at the age of 18 years or over
  • PPE must be worn by students attending the course on all occasions. This includes steel cap boots, long pants, long sleeves, (high vis shirt if possible otherwise long sleeves with a high vis vest) and a safety hard hat. For dogging, rigging & scaffolding courses, students are required to bring gloves and safety glasses
  • Applicants will be required to have a basic knowledge and understanding of the English language

Please bring the following to your course:

  • Current High Risk Work Licence (if applicable)
  • Photo ID i.e. Queensland or Interstate Driver’s Licence or Passport
  • Unique Student Identifier (USI) is required prior to course commencement – please bring USI number to course
  • Logbooks, Statements of Attainment or other training records (if applicable)

WH&S More Skills will provide all general training equipment i.e. notes, logbooks and training plans, calculators and pens. For dogging and rigging courses. whistles will also be supplied

Terms and Conditions

Please go here to read our complete Terms and Conditions and Refunds & Cancellations policy.

We provide a range of funding options.

We service the construction, manufacturing, defence, transport, energy and mining industries, providing formal training and assessment, refresher courses and verifications of competency as well as on-site and off-site training solutions.