This course will provide you with 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.
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.
The National Assessment Instrument (NAI) is the mandated assessment for the relevant licence as detailed in this unit.
Successful participants are required to lodge an application for a High Risk Work Licence with the regulatory body in the State/Territory they complete training in within 60 days from the issue date of the Statement of Attainment.
All workers on a construction site require a General Construction Induction Card (White Card).
Construction workers are required to complete the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work prior to starting work.
|Statement of Attainment - Licence to Operate a Tower Crane|
|Four weeks: 2 x 4-hour evenings per week. As well as 1 x full day over a weekend. (40 hours)
Prior to assessment, you must also complete additional time in the workplace, undertaking various tasks related to operating a tower crane. This time will vary depending on experience of the individual
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$1,090 with TFA rebate*
*Eligibility assessed upon application.
Likely Job Outcome:
|Licensed tower crane operator|
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During training and assessment, participants must wear suitable PPE for working on a construction site, including at a minimum:
- high visibility clothing,
- safety boots,
- eye protection,
- hearing protection, and
- hard hat
You will be issued with a CIT logbook for the purpose of recording training time received on a work site and formal skills training at CIT. You will be required to submit your completed logbook before undertaking the Safe Work accredited national assessment.
- Be physically fit and able to work at heights.
- Be a minimum of 18 years of age.
- Have access to a workplace with the required equipment, our trainers can advise if your workplace is appropriate.
- Have 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. Participants 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.
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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.
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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
For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email firstname.lastname@example.org