Tower Crane

$2,450.00$2,500.00

Tower Crane
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CPCCLTC4001A Licence to operate a tower crane
$2,450.00$2,500.00

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7:00am - 3:00pm
Brisbane
Dec 17 2018 - Dec 21 2018
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7:00am - 3:00pm
Sydney
Jan 14 2019 - Jan 18 2019
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Sydney
Feb 11 2019 - Feb 15 2019
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Brisbane
Feb 25 2019 - Mar 1 2019
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7:00am - 3:00pm
Sydney
Mar 11 2019 - Mar 15 2019
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Brisbane
Mar 25 2019 - Mar 29 2019
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About this course

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.

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to provide evidence of the ability to:

  • comply with OH&S licensing legislation
  • communicate and work safely with others in the work area
  • assess risks and management procedures (particular awareness of the risks associated with overhead powerlines/electrical cables, wind, etc)
  • operate a tower crane for the lifting and moving of loads to the safe working rated capacity in conjunction with other
  • appropriate personnel
  • apply appropriate mathematical procedures for estimation of loads.

This unit requires the operator to plan the work, conduct routine checks, transfer loads and shut down and secure the crane. This unit requires the operator to plan the work, conduct routine checks, transfer loads and shut down and secure the crane.

Course Topics:

  • OHS and legislative obligations
  • How to safely plan tower crane operations
  • Identification and control of hazards/risks in the workplace
  • Inspection and selection of lifting equipment including sling and load calculations
  • How to conduct pre-start, pre-operational and post-operational inspections on a tower crane
  • Reading and interpreting load charts
  • Setting up a crane
  • Use of LMI (load monitor indicator)
  • Operating a crane following hand, whistle and radio signals
  • Operating and shifting a variety of loads

Course Training & Outcomes

Training & Mandatory Assessment

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:

CPCCLTC4001A Licence to operate a tower crane

Core Units of Competency

Course Code
Course Name
CPCCLTC4001A
Licence to operate a tower crane

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 need to complete the online application for a new Queensland HRW Licence on the Worksafe QLD website.  This must be done within 60 days of successfully completing the practical assessment. The application fee is $94.70 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 Workplace Health and Safety QLD on phone 1300 369 915.

What is a Tower Crane?

A tower crane is a jib or boom crane mounted on a tower structure, demountable or permanent, including both horizontal and luffing jib types.

Tower cranes are fixed to the ground on a concrete slab (and sometimes attached to the sides of structures). Tower cranes often give the best combination of height and lifting capacity and are used in the construction of tall buildings. The base is then attached to the mast which gives the crane its height. The mast is attached to the slewing unit (gear and motor) that allows the crane to rotate. On top of the slewing unit there are three main parts which are: the long horizontal jib (working arm), shorter counter-jib, and the operators cab.

The long horizontal jib is the part of the crane that carries the load. The counter-jib carries a counterweight, usually of concrete blocks, while the jib suspends the load to and from the center of the crane. The crane operator either sits in a cab at the top of the tower or controls the crane by radio remote control from the ground.

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*
  • We include RII units
  • 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
  • All current High Risk Work Licences
  • Logbooks recording high risk work hours under supervision (if available)
  • Unique Student Identifier (USI) is required prior to course commencement – please bring number to course
  • Photo ID i.e. Queensland or Interstate Driver’s Licence or Passport
  • Applicants will be required to have a basic knowledge and understanding of the English language
  • 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.

WH&S More Skills will provide whistles as well as the general training equipment, notes, logbook and training plans, calculators and pens.

Terms and Conditions

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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.