People credited with this unit standard are able to configure a non-slewing articulated crane, lift and place regular loads, and complete associated documentation. Note that the Assessment must be carried out in a crane workplace or equivalent. Telehandlers cannot be used for assessment against this unit standard.
Non-Slewing Articulated Crane
At the successful completion of the course the trainee will be able to:
- Mobilise, position and configure a non-slewing articulated crane
- Lift and place regular loads
- Travel the crane with a load on the hook
- Complete documentation for lifting and placing regular loads and to travel the crane with a load on the hook
- Prepare a non-slewing articulated crane for road travel mode, and complete documentation.
It is recommended that trainees have at least three months experience working in a crane workplace before attending the course. Trainees may attend the course without this experience but may be required to work for three months in a crane workplace before being awarded the unit standard.
Unit Standard 3789 - Sling varied regular loads and safely direct a crane during crane operations: or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills.
VHNZ can provide training for US 3789. To organise, please contact a VHNZ representative.
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.
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