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Tower Crane (Brisbane)

Tower Crane (Brisbane)
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CPCCLTC4001ALicence to operate a tower crane

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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
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