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Operate a Gantry or Overhead Crane

1 Day

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The Operate Bridge & Gantry Cranes course is designed for students required to operate bridge and gantry cranes. The course is designed to give instruction on sling selection, safe lifting practices, practical application skills and pre and post inspection techniques.



Pre-entry Requirements:
English (language, literacy and numeracy).

PPE including high visibility clothing (long sleeve shirt and pants), steel cap shoes, safety glasses and rigging gloves.

This course gives both theory and practical instruction on the safe Operation of Bridge and Gantry Cranes. It includes risk assessment, pre and post use inspection of equipment, job step planning (JSA/SWMS) and practical application of crane operation as per Australian Standards, Worksafe, OH&S and other statutory requirements.


Theory and practical instruction on the below.

  1. Aim, Objectives and Benefits
  2. Duty of Care
  3. Accidents & Prevention
  4. Inspection Checklists
  5. Lifting Plan
  6. Wire Rope & Slings
  7. Alloy Chain Slings
  8. Lifting/Spreader Beams
  9. Synthetic Slings
  10. Lifting Shackles
  11. Lifting Eyebolts
  12. Chain & Lever Blocks
  13. Cranes & Overhead Hoists
  14. Crane Pre-start

Unit of Competency

RIIHAN305D Operate a gantry or overhead crane

Students will be assessed on practical activities (providing communication to a crane driver and conducting a number of lifts) and a written assessment.

Delivery Method:
This course is delivered at Bullivants training centres nationally and customer sites (where a bridge and gantry crane is available) via PowerPoint presentations, audio-visual material, individual and group activities and practical applications which simulate real working environments.

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