Overhead Gantry Crane
Aim of this Course / Target Group
The license to operate a overhead or gantry crane course is delivered on site only.
It is designed to instruct trainees how to safely and efficiently lift and move loads using an overhead bridge or gantry crane in a variety of situations. The course is aligned to a nationally recognized unit of competence RIIHAN305D Operate a gantry or overhead crane.
Please note: The course may be completed within a shorter or longer time frame depending on the experience of those in attendance
The program addresses the following:
- Job planning, hazard identification and hazard control measures
- Operational inspections
- Safe load handling, lifting and slinging
- Emergency procedures
- Shut down procedures
- Weight chart
- Signals for overhead cranes
Knowledge based questionnaires and practical demonstration
Must have basic English literacy skills
Academic Award & Recognition
Upon successful completion participants will be issued with the following Statement of Attainment which will be recognised nationally:
- RIIHAN305D Operate a gantry or overhead crane
What To Wear
All course participants are required to wear appropriate work attire. Whilst closed in shoes are a minimum requirement for attendance on any course, steel capped safety boots are required for forklift, dogging, vehicle loading crane (hiab) and rigging courses.
Morning Tea & Lunch
This course is conducted in the workplace for corporate clients. In order to conduct this training and assessing on your worksite you will need to provide the following:
- A safe maintained bridge or gantry crane
- A training room to accommodate for up to 6 people
- A safe operating area
$186.00 This subsidy is available to eligible participants only.
The Construction Training Fund provides funding support for training of eligible workers in the construction industry. We acknowledge the support of the Construction Training Fund in reducing the costs of training for eligible workers.