Certificate III in Construction Crane Operations - CPC32920


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification provides reflects the role of individuals working in the area of crane operations in the construction industry. Occupational titles include licensed crane operator.The qualification has core units of competency that cover common skills and knowledge for the building and construction industry, a choice of units for specific crane licences, and elective units that include additional licensing options. Due to the high-risk nature of the job role, the qualification provides a strong focus on safety.This is a licensed occupation. Users should check requirements with their relevant licensing authority.Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia modelCode of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industrymeets this requirement.


  • Perform crane scheduling
  • Apply accident-emergency procedures
  • Licence to drive a heavy rigid vehicle
  • Licence to operate a personnel and materials hoist
  • Work safely at heights
  • Licence to operate a non-slewing mobile crane (greater than 3 tonnes capacity)
  • Work safely around electrical sources, services and assets
  • Licence to operate a tower crane
  • Licence to operate a slewing mobile crane (up to 20 tonnes)
  • Licence to operate a slewing mobile crane (up to 60 tonnes)
  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Follow mobile crane safety procedures
  • Licence to perform dogging
  • Set up and rig crane for lift
  • Apply fatigue management strategies
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)
  • Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres
  • Maintain mobile cranes
  • Licence to operate a self-erecting tower crane
  • Undertake site inspection
  • Conduct workplace communication
  • Plan and organise work
  • Handle construction materials
  • Licence to operate a forklift truck
  • Provide First Aid
  • Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • Licence to perform rigging intermediate level
  • Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Mount Druitt College No
  • Part-time : 2 years

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