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Statement of Attainment Licence to Operate a Tower Crane

Overview

This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to safely operate a tower crane.
Tower crane work involves a boom crane or a jib crane (with horizontal or luffing jib) mounted on a demountable or permanent tower structure.
Self-erecting tower cranes are not included in this unit of competency.
Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.
Legislative and regulatory requirements are applicable to this unit of competency.

This unit is based on the licensing requirements of Part 4.5 of the Model Work Health and Safety (WHS) regulations and meets Commonwealth, state, and territory HRWL requirements.

The National Assessment Instrument (NAI) is the mandated assessment for the HRWL to operate the relevant licencing class as detailed in this unit.

On successful completion, you will be eligible to apply for a high-risk licence in the ACT. This licence is issued by Access Canberra, not CIT.

Qualification:

Statement of Attainment - Licence to Operate a Tower Crane

Course No:

SA-TS83

Campus:

CIT Bruce 

Duration:

This program runs for four (4) weeks with attendance two (2) evenings per week for four (4) hours. You will be required to attend an additional full day to undertake your assessment.
Arrangements can be made for groups to attend for five (5) full days over one (1) week.
You must also complete additional time in the workplace or at CIT, undertaking various tasks related to operating a tower crane. This time will vary depending on the experiences of the individual learner.

Cost Info:

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance

Indicative Cost:

$2590.00. Cost with TFA funding - $1090.00

Likely Job Outcome:

Employment to operate a tower crane

Application Type:

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Additional Information

Students will be issued with a training logbook on registration for the purpose of recording training received on site and formal training at CIT You will need to provide clothing and appropriate safety footwear suitable for working on a construction site including personal protective equipment (PPE).

When applying for your High Risk Work Licence through Access Canberra, you are required to be a resident of the ACT; or can satisfy the regulator that circumstances exist that justifies the issue of the licence in the ACT. Please see the Application for high risk work licence for all requirements in order to apply for a Licence.

Any further questions regarding this, please contact Access Canberra directly on 02 6207 8096 or email cwpl@act.gov.au

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

Be physically fit and able to work at heights
AND
Be at least 18 years of age - this is a requirement in the ACT for licensing of Persons Performing High Risk Work.
AND
Have access to an appropriate workplace with the required equipment - part of the assessment requirements for this course is an industry logbook. Teaching staff can give advice as to what workplaces are appropriate.
AND
Have the English language skills to effectively communicate and work safely with others in the work area and to read and comprehend manufacturer's instructions and workplace procedures and safety signs. Students must also be able to apply mathematical procedures for the estimation and measurement of loads. These skills will be checked prior to enrolment.
(You will need to collect and retain confirmed evidence of any entry requirements if stated)

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level course. Please visit Foundation Skills.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

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  • CPCCLTC4001   Licence to operate a tower crane
    • CIT Code: CNST938
      Cost: Full fee $2,590.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to safely operate a tower crane.Tower crane work involves a boom crane or a jib crane (with horizontal or luffing jib) mounted on a demountable or permanent tower structure. Self-erecting tower cranes are not included in this unit of competency.Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Competence in this unit does not in itself result in a licence. A licence is obtained after competence is assessed under applicable Commonwealth, state or territory work health and safety (WHS) regulations.
      Prerequisites: Nil

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More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au