Tower Crane (CT) 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.
High Risk Licence prE-Learning™
For additional learning try our optional online High Risk Licence prE-Learning™ course. Topics included are:
- Work Health and Safety Legislation
- Duty of Care
- Workplace Requirements and Safe Work practices
- Managing Risk
High Risk Licence prE-Learning™ forms part of the High Risk Licence training and does not qualify you for the licence.
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 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
Are you interested in Tower Crane Training (CT)? For more information about the course or how to apply, email email@example.com or call 07 5494 8924 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.
Tower Crane Training (CT) is suitable for anyone wishing to work on or operate a Tower Crane in any construction or resources industry.
Tower Crane Training (CT) training and assessment is conducted on-site at the Site Skills Training Landsborough. Upon arrangement, training and courses can be conducted at the premises of industry clients providing there a suitable industry training facilities.
Our Sunshine Coast facility is at 219 Forestry Road, Landsborough QLD and training can be delivered on-site/client premises.
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 designed 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)