This unit specifies the outcomes required to operate a tower crane for licensing purposes, and covers a jib or boom/job crane mounted on a tower structure, demountable or permanent, including both horizontal and luffing jib types. This unit does not cover self-erecting tower cranes.
Verification of Competency
Tower Crane Verification of Competencies can be delivered on-site and at our training facility. For more information, please contact the facility, or view our VOC page.
Log Book Requirements
In the absence of any evidence of relevant experience, toward informal training a Log book or other training record showing evidence you have undertaken supervised practical training under the direct supervision of a person holding the relevant licence are required in for high risk licence courses.
Log book hours or other training records are completed by the trainee and a qualified site supervisor to ensure skill gaps nominated by the Site Skills Trainer are closed out and verified before the applicant can be proposed for the Mandated Assessments.
If you are competent at the completion of your course you will complete the assessment and be awarded a Statement of attainment. For further information on the High Risk Licencing Process, please click here
Full payment for courses up to $1,500 must be made before the commencement of the course. For courses that cost over $1,500, Site Skills Training will hold an initial deposit of $1,500, with the balance to be paid upon commencement of the course.
Payment can be made via eftpos, cash or cheque. For billing information including who to write a cheque to, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1300 700 080.
Upon successful completion of this unit a Statement of Attainment will be issued.
Please refer to our Refund Policy
Are you interested in this course? For more information about the course or how to apply, email email@example.com or call 07 3177 9912 or you can Apply Online.
Tower Crane Training (CT) requires a Unique Student Identifier (USI) , you can still complete the training without a USI, though Site Skills Training is unable to provide you with your completion certificate until you provided us with your USI. To apply for a free USI visit the USI website or contact our facility.
This course is suitable for anyone wishing to work on or operate a Tower Crane in any construction or resources industry.
Tower Crane (Licence) training and assessment is conducted at Site Skills Training facility 1 Nestor Drive, Meadowbrook, Logan 4131. Upon arrangement, training and courses can be conducted on-site at the premises of industry clients providing there a suitable infrastructure and industry training facilities.
There are no prerequisites to this course however it is recommended that a person has rigging experience and/or rigging qualifications (at least intermediate level) prior to undertaking this course
Applicants are only eligible to apply for a Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) Licence, once they are 18 years of age, have completed the final assessment. When applying for a High Risk Work Licence from Work Health and Safety Queensland, applicants must comply with the Work Health and Safety Queensland Evidence of Identity criteria. For further information regarding the Evidence of Identity criteria please click here.
There is no recognition of prior learning for this unit
Units of Competency
CPCCLTC4001A Licence to operate a tower crane
This course is design for any person wanting to be a Tower Crane operator in the civil, resources and mining industries. A "Tower Crane Operator” means a person who operates a tower crane (including luffing jib and articulated jib tower cranes) to perform lifts and hoist loads, and have experience with rigging practices and procedures
This unit can be accredited towards the nationally recognised qualification CPC40611 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Specialist Trades)