Overhead Crane

The course allows students to prepare for and sling, lift, travel, and unload or place regular loads using a radio remote or pendant controlled gantry crane before parking the crane and storing equipment. Participants in this course will be able to implement controls to reduce hazards/risks and carry out checks and maintenance tasks.

Certification

Upon successful completion of this course students will be issued with a certificate.

Unit Standard: 3800 L3 C10 V6

Course Content

The course focuses on:

  • How to use a radio remote or pendant controlled gantry crane
  • Hazards and controls associated with operating a overhead crane
  • The function of critical components, equipment and attachments
  • The care and maintenance of a radio remote or pendant controlled gantry crane
  • Crane terminology
  • Communication methods
  • Selecting lifting equipment
  • Preparing a range of loads to be lifted, moved, unloaded and placed (min two loads)
  • Parking a crane and storing equipment

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Knowledge of using a radio remote or pendant controlled gantry crane.
  • Knowledge of radio remote or pendant controlled gantry crane components, equipment, and attachments.
  • How to sling, lift, travel, and unload or place regular loads using a radio remote or pendant controlled gantry crane.
  • Parking radio remote or pendant controlled gantry crane and store equipment.
  • Carrying out daily and weekly operator maintenance of a radio remote or pendant controlled gantry crane.

Structure

A combination of theoretical and practical training and assessment.

Prerequisites

Unit 30072, Demonstrate and apply knowledge of slinging regular loads safely. For those experienced in the field, the pre- requisite may be waived on the basis of an attestation that indicates the trainee is able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills that are equivalent to the requirements of the unit standard 30072.

Assessment process

Theory assessment followed by practical assessment which takes place when student is ready/has shown that they can perform all tasks required. Assessment involves two different assessor observed lifts.

Refresher

To maintain current competency, it is recommended that refresher training occurs regularly. Depending on the industry you work in this may vary. Current Wood Training recommendation is every three years.

Items to bring

  • Photo ID
  • Comfortable clothing with covered footwear suitable for classroom situation.
  • PPE requirements for practical: Safety boots and all other PPE will be supplied.
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Course Length

1 Day

Location

Wood Training Centre
26 Manadon St
New Plymouth

or at customer premises.

Price

$425 + GST per person

Group rates available

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Important Information

Student Handbook

Terms and Conditions

Meet The Trainers

Bob Korewha

Bob Korewha

Bob Korewha

There isn’t much that Bob can’t drive or operate.  Bob is a MITO, and Connexis registered assessor, a Competenz registered Forklift Trainer and an NZTA approved assessor.  Bob started his career as a Driver/Operator within the Transport and Building Industries and has spent the last 20 years training people on safe driving and operating equipment.  He believes in giving the right information to the candidate so that they can make the right decisions out there in the workplace, that teaching the safe use of heavy machinery includes a strong approach to forming a safety culture at their workplace so that the operator goes home safe every day.

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