LICENCE TO OPERATE A TOWER CRANE (CT)

 

Call to Book NowCheck Availability

Licence to Operate a Tower Crane (CT) ​ Course Information

Course Code

CPCCLTC4001A

Course Duration

5 Days

RTO Provider

On the Job Training (RTO 70023)

Entry Requirement/s

DG – Licence to Perform Dogging

 

CPCCLTC4001A  – Licence to Operate Tower Crane

Course Description:

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.

Nationally Recognised Training Logo

Booking Availability

CPCCLTC4001A Licence to Operate Tower Crane

 

Application:

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.

 

Course Outline:

  • 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.

Additional information

Course Time:

7:00AM – 3:00PM

Related Blogs

Useful information to support your research

On the Job Training Sunrise

Benefits of Comprehensive C6 Crane Ticket Training

Through hands-on, fundamental and basis training with a variety of cranes (including slew and non-slew), more comprehensive C6 crane ticket training benefits students with:

  1. Better understanding of safer mobile crane operation through experience
  2. Crane operator employment appeal through versatility
  3. Informed and practical understanding of specific crane types to conduct inspections and general maintenance

Read More

 

Train with our 8 Cranes for your Next Crane Licence

  Say hello to our 8 (not so) little friends:

  1. ‘OLD FAITHFUL’ – 3T Truck Mounted Slew Crane
  2. ‘SQUIRT’ – 7T City Class Crane
  3. ‘THE BLUE BULLET’ – 14T Non-Slew Crane
  4. ‘THE RED RASH’ 20T Rough Terrain Crane
  5. ‘LUCY’ – 25T Truck Mounted Slew Crane
  6. ‘BLACK BETTY’ – 50T Lattice Boom Crawler Crane
  7. ‘HULK’ – 5T Tower Crane
  8. ‘JESSIE’ – 4T Self-erecting Tower Crane

Read More

Black Betty Fushun QUY50 Black Lattice Crawler Crane

4 Things to Consider when Operating a Crawler Crane

Our operating a crawler crane considerations in a nutshell:

  1. Allow adequate slew clearances from hazards
  2. Don’t rely on any hoist/luff limits
  3. Operate mobile cranes in a controlled manner as per the crane manufacturer’s specifications
  4. Control risks when mobiling ie. Swinging load/hook, in motion forces, mobiling within specification

Read More

Contact Us

Contact us any time using the details below. Alternatively, leave us a message using the enquiry form we will get back to you the following business day at the latest.

Phone: 07 5502 8331

After hours: 0404 709 861

Email: admin@onthejobtraining.edu.au

Address: 1 Habana St, Helensvale, QLD, 4212

Usual Business Hours: Mon - Fri 7:00AM - 9:00PM

Enquiry Form