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Crawler Crane Operator (30T +) Unit Standard 27676

Course Aim
Trainees will be able to apply theory and skills in lifting and placing loads with a crawler crane minimum capacity 30,000kg’s and analyse and evaluate processes, through practical experience.

This course is based on coaching and assessment only and is designed for trainees with experience in mobile crane operation.

Combining theory and practical assessments participants will demonstrate the following skills.

Course Overview
Theory and practical assessments covering the following: 

  • Demonstrate knowledge of using a track crawler crane
  • Configure and position a track crawler crane
  • Lift and place regular and irregular loads with a track crawler crane
  • Place a track crawler crane with a lattice boom in out-of-service condition, and complete documentation
  • Carry out daily and weekly safety and maintenance of a track crawler crane with a lattice boom


  • Evidence of 6 months experience in an environment where cranes are operating
  • Unit Standard 3789 Sling regular loads and communicate during crane operations

NZQA Unit Standard
Configure a lattice boom track crawler crane and lift and place regular loads - Level 4, Credits 25

Attendance Numbers: Minimum 3 - maximum 

Course Duration: Approx. 6-8 hours for experienced operator (course pre reading required)

Course Location: TBC

Course Costs: $600.00+gst per person

Mileage$100.00+gst to Auckland, Hamilton & Tauranga and .95c+gst per km everywhere else

(Minimum number charges will be applied if minimum numbers are not met)

For more information, please refer to the trainee handbook or the student information section of our website.