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Unit Code: TLILIC0020
Category: High Risk Work

Unit Description

Licence to operate a slewing mobile crane (over 100 Tonnes)

What is the purpose of this course?

This course is designed for those who are required to operate a slewing mobile crane (over 100 Tonnes) as part of their role.

This course is delivered by experienced trainers and assessed by SafeWork NSW approved assessors.

Who is this course for?

This course applies to the activities of a person operating a slewing mobile crane with a capacity over 100 tonnes.

Slewing mobile cranes are mobile crane incorporating a boom or jib that can be slewed. It excludes front-end loader, back-hoe, excavator or other earth moving equipment when configured for crane operation.

This course is based on the National Standards for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work. A licence to perform high risk work is required if workers use or operate high risk work equipment or plant. Licences are valid in every Australian state and territory, enabling workers to operate high risk equipment under consistent standards throughout Australia.

Do you need a licence?

Before conducting any activities with the slewing mobile crane such as lifting and shifting loads. In general, a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) must ensure that people engaged in shifting loads with a slewing mobile craneover 100 tonnes capacity has received sufficient training, instruction and information to correctly follow the specific procedures without exercising judgement.

The class of work is operator of a slewing mobile crane with a capacity exceeding 100 tonnes.

This licence also encompasses authority for the slewing mobile crane with a capacity of:
– 100 tonnes or less – C1
– 60 tonnes or less – C6
– 20 tonnes or less – C2
– non-slewing mobile crane – CN
– vehicle loading crane – CV

How long does the course take?

The total duration for this course is 40 hours (5 days) as follows for both skilled and non-skilled operators.

The course duration is 40 hours (including 34 hours of training):
– 16 hours of supervised theory instruction
– 18 hours of supervised practical instruction (simulated workplace)
– 4 hours theory assessment (including calculations)
– 2 hours of practical assessment

What qualification do I get?

This course is based on the High Risk Work (HRW) licence requirements.

Qualification gained:

Licence class (CO)
Statement of attainment – TLILIC0015 Licence to operate a slewing mobile crane (over 100 Tonnes)


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