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Self Erecting Tower Crane Operator Unit Standard 20208

Course Aim
Trainees will be able to apply theory and skills in lifting and placing loads with a self-erecting tower crane through theory and practical experience.

This course is based on coaching and assessment only and is designed for trainees with experience in self-erecting tower crane operation.

Course Overview

  • Theory and practical assessments covering the following: 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of site and crane hazards and controls
  • Demonstrate knowledge of self-erecting tower crane equipment and attachments
  • Slew, trolley, and hoist the self-erecting tower crane to lift and place regular loads
  • Put the self-erecting tower crane into and out-of-service condition
  • Return associated equipment to storage, and complete documentation
  • Carry out daily and weekly operator maintenance of a self-erecting tower crane

Prerequisites (recommendations)

  • Recommendation of Unit Standard 3789 - Sling Regular Loads and Communicate During Crane Operations
  • Pre-requisite of Unit Standard 30072 - Demonstrate Knowledge of Slinging Regular Loads Safely
  • Recommendation of evidence of 6 months experience in an environment where cranes are operating.
  • Customer to provide suitable crane and lifting equipment (hire may be available at extra cost)

NZQA Unit Standard
Use a self-erecting tower crane to lift and place regular loads - Level 3, Credits 10

Attendance Numbers: Minimum 3 -maximum 4

Course Duration: Approx. 4 hours for experienced operator or refresher (course pre-reading required)

Course Location: TBC

Course Costs: $500.00+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.