Personnel & Materials Hoist (Sydney)


Personnel & Materials Hoist (Sydney)
Unit Code:Unit Name:
CPCCLHS3001ALicence to operate a personnel and materials hoist

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Jan 29 2020 - Jan 31 2020
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Feb 26 2020 - Feb 28 2020
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Mar 25 2020 - Mar 27 2020
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About this course

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.

This unit requires the operator to plan work, conduct routine checks, conduct hoist operations and shut down and secure a hoist.

Course Topics:

  • comply with OHS licensing legislation
  • effectively communicate and work safely with others in the work area
  • identify hazards associated with the operation of the hoist and put in place effective hazard controls for those hazards identified
  • determine load weights
  • effectively conduct personnel and materials hoist operations to include the tasks of raising and lowering loads with hoist; in conjunction with awareness of the limitations of the hoist according to manufacturer’s specifications
  • ensure hoist controls are attended throughout operation.
  • effectively conduct emergency lowering of the hoist according to the emergency lowering procedure
  • effectively conduct pre operational and shut down checks of the personnel and materials hoist (particular awareness of controls, alarms and lockout devices).

Course Training & Outcomes

Training & Mandatory Assessments
With successful completion of the training and mandatory assessment applicants will be issued with an assessment summary (AS1) and Statement of Attainment (SOA) for the Unit of Competency:

CPCCLHS3001A Licence to operate a personnel and materials hoist

Core Units of Competency

Course Code
Course Name
Licence to operate a personnel and materials hoist

Core/Elective Units

Licence Application

Successful applicants will receive an assessment summary (AS1) from the accredited assessor and a Statement of Attainment from WH&S More Skills. Applicants will then take those forms to your nearest Australia Post office as well as 100 points of ID. This must be done within 60 days of successfully completing the practical assessment. The application fee is $74.00 and payable at the time of your application.

Students should retain their AS1 and proof of payment as evidence that they can lawfully perform work in the relevant class of High Risk, pending a decision on your application. Upon lodgement, enquiries regarding your application should be directed to SafeWork New South Wales on phone 13 10 50.

What is a Personnel and Materials Hoist?

A materials or personnel hoist is used to hoist personnel, goods and/or materials. It comprises a car, structure, machinery or other equipment associated with the hoist, and may be either a cantilever hoist, 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.

Why train with us?

  • Large variety of funding options available:
    • 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.