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Mobile Crane

Duration 2 days
Price P.O.A
Unit Standard 3795



People credited with this unit standard are able to: configure and position a mobile crane; lift and place regular loads; and prepare mobile crane for road travel mode, and complete documentation.

NOTE: The assessment must be carried out in a crane workplace or equivalent.

Cranes that can be used for assessment against this unit standard include – truck mounted cranes, all terrain cranes, rough terrain cranes. Assessment cannot be carried out using truck loader cranes, or telehandlers, or excavators when being used as cranes.

Course Objectives

At the successful completion of the course the trainee will be able to:

  • Configure and position a mobile crane.
  • Lift and place regular loads.
  • Prepare mobile crane for road travel mode, and complete documentation.

Entry Criteria

It is recommended that learners have at least three months experience working in a crane workplace before attending the course. Learners may attend the course without this experience, but will be required to work for three months in a crane workplace before being awarded the unit standard.


US 3789 - Sling varied regular loads and safely direct a crane during crane operations

VHNZ can provide training for US 3789. To organise, please contact a VHNZ representative.

Special Note

To complete this Unit Standard evidence is required of a minimum of 40 verified lifts (slinging and directing of load) with at least 6 variations of lifting operations (site, crane, loads, and communications methods). At least two irregular loads, including one in which centre of gravity is offset, must be observed by the assessor.

Attendance Numbers

Minimum: 4

Maximum: 6

Unit standards

Configure and position a mobile crane and lift and place regular loads

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