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Introduction to Load Slinging and Overhead Crane (Pendant Controlled)

Duration 1 day
Price $585.00 ex GST per person
Unit Standard 30072
Unit Standard 3800



This course combines unit standards 30072 and 3800 and recognises the work experience of people with experience in a gantry cranes environment. The aim is to ensure that a crane operator has the knowledge, skills and attributes to operate an overhead crane effectively with an emphasis on accident prevention.

Course Objectives

On completion of this e-learning course trainees will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of hazards, hazard control, and lift planning.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of lifting gear and working load limit (WLL) tables.
  • Demonstrate the process for preparing and slinging regular loads safely.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of using a radio remote or pendant controlled gantry crane.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of radio remote or pendant controlled gantry crane components, equipment, and attachments.
  • Sling, lift, travel, and unload or place regular loads using a radio remote or pendant controlled gantry crane.
  • Park radio remote or pendant controlled gantry crane and store equipment.
  • Carry out daily and weekly operator maintenance of a radio remote or pendant controlled gantry crane.

Entry Requirements

Trainees should have at least three months experience working in a crane workplace before attending this course.

Trainees may attend this course without this experience but may be required to work for three months in a crane workplace before being awarded unit standard 3800.

Our Teaching Method

The course will be divided into two sections, theory and practical.

Note: Assessment must be carried out in a crane workplace using a suitable crane.

Special Note

To be assessed for these unit standards trainees must have access to a workplace operating an approved radio or pendant controlled overhead crane.

Attendance Numbers

Minimum: 5

Maximum: 8

Unit standards

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of slinging regular loads safely
Use a radio remote or pendant controlled gantry crane to lift and place regular loads

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