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Mini Crawler (Spider) Crane Operator Unit Standard 26505

Course Aim
This Mini-crawler Crane Operator course, is based on the trainee's practical experience, at the end of this programme trainees will be able to apply theory and skills in lifting and placing regular loads with a mini-crawler crane and analyse and evaluate processes, through practical experience.

Combining a little theory and 3 practical assessments participants will demonstrate the following skills.

Course Overview
Theory and practical assessments covering the following: 

  • Prepare to lift and place regular loads with a mini-crawler crane
  • Sling a regular load with a mini-crawler crane
  • Lift and place regular loads
  • Travel a mini-crawler crane including inspection of crane and lifting equipment
  • Understand and complete documentation for crane


  • Unit Standard 30072 Knowledge of Slinging Regular Loads Safely
  • Unit Standard 3789 Sling regular loads and communicate during crane operations

NZQA Unit Standard
Use a mini-crawler crane with outriggers to lift and place regular loads - Level 4, Credits 20     

Attendance Numbers: Minimum 3, maximum 4 per session

Course Duration: Approx. 5 hours for experienced operator or refresher (course pre reading required)

Course Location: TBC

Course Costs: $540+gst per person

Mileage: $100+gst to Auckland, Hamilton & Tauranga and .95c+gst per km everywhere else

Credit reporting costs not charged when minimum attendance is met (credit reporting cost - $10 per credit)


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