Bridge and Gantry Crane Licence

TLILIC3003 Licence to operate a bridge and gantry crane

Pre-Requisites:  Nil

Unit descriptor
This unit TLILIC3003 Licence to operate a bridge and gantry crane specifies the outcomes required to operate a bridge and gantry crane. It does not cover the types that are controlled from a location remote to a permanent cabin/control station on the crane and that have three or less powered operations, that is hoist/raise and lower is one operation, for licensing purposes.

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1.   Plan work.
1.1 Potential hazards are identified in the workplace.
1.2 Hazard control measures are identified consistent with appropriate standards to ensure the safety of personnel and equipment.
1.3 Weight (mass) of the load is estimated in consultation with associated personnel.
1.4 Appropriate paths for the movement of loads in the work area are determined.
1.5 Crane is appropriate to the load/s.
1.6 Appropriate communication methods are identified with associated personnel.
2.   Conduct routine checks.
2.1 Appropriate hazard prevention/control measures are applied to the work area according to procedures.
2.2 Crane is accessed in a safe manner.
2.3 Crane is visually checked for any damage or defects.
2.4 All signage and labels are visible and legible according to the appropriate standard.
2.5 Routine pre-operational crane checks are carried out according to procedures.
2.6 All controls are located and identified.
2.7 Crane service logbook is checked for compliance.
2.8 Crane is started according to procedures and checked for any abnormal noises.
2.9 Crane safety devices are tested according to procedures.
2.10  Post-start operational checks are carried out according to procedures.
2.11  All communication equipment is checked for serviceability.
2.12  All damage and defects are reported and recorded according to procedures, and appropriate action is taken.
3.   Transfer loads.
3.1 Hoist block is positioned over load following directions from associated personnel.
3.2 Test lift is carried out according to procedures.
3.3 Loads are transferred using all relevant crane movements
according to procedures and the appropriate standard.
3.4 All required communication signals are interpreted correctly according to procedures and the appropriate standard.
3.5 Crane is operated according to procedures.
3.6 Load movements are monitored constantly ensuring safety to personnel and load, and structural stability.
3.7 Unplanned and/or unsafe situations are responded to in line with procedures.
4.   Shut down and secure crane.
4.1 Crane is parked according to procedures.
4.2 Crane and equipment are stowed and secured according to procedures and the appropriate standard.
4.3 All relevant motion locks and brakes are applied (where applicable).
4.4 Crane is shut down according to procedures.
4.5 Routine post-operational crane checks are carried out according to procedures.
4.6 Hazard prevention/control measures are removed (where applicable).
4.7 All damage and defects are reported and recorded according to procedures, and appropriate action is taken.

Worksafe Code
CB
Course & Licence Description
Bridge and Gantry Crane Licence
TLILIC3003A Licence to operate a bridge and gantry crane This unit is based on the requirements of the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work. This unit in its current form meets state and territory licensing requirements.
Hours to Complete