Operate Offshore Cranes (PMA Unit)

Site Skills Training

This unit is part of the Chemical, Hydrocarbons and Refining Training Package. It covers the skills and knowledge required to operate a crane on an offshore facility and applies to operators who are required to ensure all equipment and materials for the job are available and meet specifications, establish lifting/discharge sequence, ensure that lifts are conducted within operational, safety and environmental limits, and liaise and cooperate with other members of the facility onboard team. It applies to any type of crane used in offshore facilities. Examples include: Derrick; Slewing pedestal; Bridge and gantry; Knuckleboom; Mobile slewing crane.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Subjects you can Study:

Plan and prepare for lift; Conduct routine checks of the crane; Communicate with work group; Operate crane offshore; Shutdown crane and review operations.

Further information:

Some jurisdictions may require the holder of this unit to be licensed or certified and users should check with the relevant authorities.

Related Careers:

Crane Operator,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
South Trees No info Yes Full time 3 days
Belmont No info Yes Full time 3 days
Winellie No info Yes Full time 3 days
Landsborough No info Yes Full time 3 days
Site Skills Training is a Registered Training Organisation. It runs weekly high risk licence and certificate courses designed to help individuals advance in Mining & Resources; Oil & Gas; and Construction & Engineering industries. It operates facilities in Western Australia (Perth), Northern Territory (Darwin), Queensland (Brisbane, Gladstone & Sunshine Coast), the Philippines (Clark Freeport Zone), and Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby). Each of its training facilities can provide commercial and corporate clients with flexible and efficient trainer deployment, essential for the delivery of quality skills training for industry. Site Skills Training facilities are managed by teams with VET experience. Its training courses are designed to assist individuals in the development of their jobs, career entry or employment opportunities. It also offers certificate courses in Occupational Health & Safety, Training and Assessment, Civil Construction and Oil and Gas. All of courses and qualifications offered are flexible with duration and dates. Its courses are suitable for individuals seeking training to enter or advance in industry as well as for employers looking to up-skill employees.

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