This course is for those who are required to communicate with crane operators. It provides students with the ability to apply risk management and hazard control knowledge; plan to rig and sling loads; prepare and sling regular loads and communicate during operations.
This unit standard is required by the Approved Code of Practice for Cranes to operate as a Dogman slinging loads. It is also a pre-requisite unit standard for a number of other crane unit standards.
Unit Standard: 3789 L3 C15 V9
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
A combination of theoretical and practical training. There is a theory assessment for all students, followed by an individual practical assessment per student.
US 30072. 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.
Evidence for directing cranes capable of slewing and luffing for at least 40 lifts using hand signals and 2-way radios in your working environment. The evidence of this will be through your workplace Crane Operators Logbooks or through a student logbook signed by your supervisor. This evidence can be gathered before the theory session or after. The unit will not be awarded until theory, practical and log book evidence is completed.
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 observed lifts including preparing and slinging loads and safely directing crane operations.
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. If Customer premises the following requirements are needed to be in place:
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