This course provides the necessary skills and knowledge to safely and competently operate a pendant controlled overhead crane. Participants will be able to undertake risk assessment and control, pre-start inspections, identify lifting equipment, report and record faults, lift and shift various loads safely, and shut down and stow equipment and cranes as per AS2550, manufacturer instructions and site procedures. This course is for electric overhead cranes with 3 or less movements: South/North, East/West, Up/Down
Verification of Competency
Electric Overhead 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.
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 email@example.com or call 1300 700 080.
Upon successful completion of the unit a Statement of Attainment will be issued and Students will receive one (1) nationally recognised unit of competency upon successful completion.
Please refer to our Refund Policy
Are you interested in this course? For more information about the course or how to apply, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 08 8947 5050 or you can Apply Online.
Gantry Crane (Overhead Crane) Training 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.
Persons working in a warehouse or workshop environment who are required to lift and shift loads using an electric overhead crane as part of their job role.
Training and assessment is conducted at the Site Skills Training facility 1 Campion Rd, East Arm, NT 0820. 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.
For training at clients premises the following resources are required:
- Safe Maintained Electric Overhead Crane
- Comfortable training room for 10 participants
- Workplace PPE/barricades
- Workplace lifting/risk assessment procedures
- Serviceable Slings
- Practice loads
- Suitable practical training area
Although there are no set training prerequisites, NT WorkSafe will only issue a High Risk Work Licence to persons who meet the following criteria:
- The person successfully completes an approved VET course (for the class of licence being sought) with a Registered Training Organisation
- The person MUST be a resident of the Northern Territory, or
- The person MUST provide a letter from their employer that they are a Fly In / Fly Out worker on a Mine Site in the Northern Territory
Failure to meet these criteria will result in the person NOT being issued with a High Risk Work Licence in the Northern Territory.
Applicants are only eligible to apply for a Work Safe NT Licence, once they are 18 years of age and have completed the final assessment. A HRW photographic licence is issued for a period of five (5) years starting on the date of issue of the first HRW licence class endorsed on the licence.
RIIHAN305D Operate a gantry or overhead crane