Licence to Operate a Tower Crane (CT) Course Information
On the Job Training (RTO 70023)
DG – Licence to Perform Dogging
CPCCLTC4001A – Licence to Operate Tower Crane
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.
CPCCLTC4001A Licence to Operate Tower Crane
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.
This unit is based on the requirements of the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work.
This unit in its current form meets state and territory licensing requirements. Any alteration will result in a unit, which is not acceptable to regulators for the purpose of licensing.
- accurate recording and maintenance of information relating to crane operations
- communication techniques in the workplace including whistles, hand signals and use of two-way radios
- interpersonal communication skills at a level sufficient to communicate with other site personnel
- loading of data into crane computer (where fitted) and checking of operation to accurately reflect the crane configuration
- operation of a tower crane for the lifting and moving of loads to the safe working rated capacity in conjunction with other appropriate personnel where required
- risk assessment and hazard control strategies, including hierarchy of control as applied to the positioning and safe operation of the crane (particular awareness of the risks associated with overhead powerlines/electrical cables, wind, etc)
- use and interpretation of crane manufacturer's specifications and data, including load charts to enable the crane to be configured for the load
- 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
- commonwealth, state or territory OHS legislation, standards and codes of practice relevant to the full range of processes for the crane class
- organisational and workplace standards, requirements, policies and procedures for conducting operations for the crane class
- understanding of the hierarchy of hazard identification and control
- level of literacy to be able to read and comprehend manufacturer's instructions, procedures and safety signs
- tower crane operating techniques
- 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 suit 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.
7:00AM – 3:00PM