Acquiring an official certification is the single best way to launch your career in construction. The tower crane course will equip you with a new skillset making it possible to advance your career. This course offers training in the skills necessary to operate a tower crane.
What Is a Tower Crane?
Commonplace on big constructions sites, once erected, the tower crane is one of the tallest cranes – often hundreds of feet into the air and even taller than the building on which it operates. This crane is fixed and erected on-site, sometimes with a horizontal boom which moves 360°.
Tower Crane Course Elements
This in-depth course, which is backed by the Australian government, covers a range of skills required to operate a jib or boom/job crane mounted on a tower structure, including horizontal and luffing jib types. This course does not teach learners about self-erecting tower cranes.
Course Competency Criteria
This Tower Crane Course covers a lot of essential information regarding the operation of a tower crane, these are a few of the aspects of the assessment criteria:
- Risk assessment with a detailed understanding of ground stability, overhead powerlines, traffic, insufficient lighting and hazardous materials.
- Safe tower crane operation, including lifting, moving, lowering, trolleying and crane capabilities.
- Compliance with OH&S licensing legislation.
- Effective communication with others in the construction area using verbal and non-verbal language, signage and construction site protocol.
- The application of mathematical methods for load estimation.
Tower Crane Course Requirements
In order to be eligible to participate in the CPCCLTC4001A Licence to Operate a Tower Crane Course, learners need to be 18 years or older. The only pre-requisite unit for this course is a Licence to Perform Dogging, so it’s a great course to further your construction career and set you apart as a skilled worker.
To ensure you can complete the Tower Crane Course there are a few details to take note of:
This course requires in-person assessment for the practical demonstration and written questions. The online component is the multiple-choice test. The Construction Training International training ground is a purpose-built setting in Riddells Creek. For those who have access to an appropriate site with equipment and the necessary venue requirements, our qualified trainers and assessors are able to come to your site to conduct the assessment.
Our Training Site
With on-site tower cranes, mobile cranes, forklifts, personnel and material hoists, excavators and bobcats, we ensure that you get top-notch training in your chosen course.
Our Trainers and Assessors
Our trusted trainers and assessors are experienced industry professionals who all hold a Certificate 1V in Training and Assessment.
Online Course Component
This course consists of the in-person assessments, and the online aspect. In order to successfully complete the online course material, students need access to a computer with a modern internet browser and an ADSL 2 connection. The online learning material is presented using guided, graphic, video and audio content.
A Statement of Attainment will be issued by CTI, with a High-Risk Work Licence issued by WorkSafe Victoria after lodging your paperwork at Australia Post within 60 days and at a cost of $60.
This course takes just four (4) days to complete.
Course Cost and Funding
The cost of this course is $2 500.
The course material is accessed online through an online learning portal, emailed to learners, or you can opt to have your course material posted to you for an additional $20.
To see when the next Crane Tower Course training occurs, have a look at our course calendar to plan ahead.
Enrol in the Crane Tower Course now. For more information, get in touch with us now.