Tower Crane 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.
Full payment for courses up to $1,500 must be made before the commencement of the course unless the Payment Plan option is selected. For courses that cost over $1,500, Site Skills Training will hold an initial deposit of $1,500. The balance of fees payable will be charged at a point in the course that is proportionate to the amount of the deposit paid, e.g. a 10-day course costing $3,000, the remaining $1,500 will be charged at the end of day 5 (upon completion of 50% of the course).
A Payment Plan option is available for this course, please visit the Payment Plans Page for more information.
Payment for this course can be made via eftpos, cash, cheque or the Payment Plan option above. 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
For further information about onsite training for this course, email email@example.com or you can contact us on 1300 700 080 or 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.
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 will only be eligible to apply for a Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) (QLD Students only), Worksafe WA (WA Students only), or Work Safe NT (NT Students only) Licence, once they have completed the final assessment and been deemed competent. You need to be at least 18 years of age before you can be issued with a High Risk Work Licence from the state regulatory body.
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)