This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to operate a non-slewing mobile crane with a Rated Capacity (RC) exceeding three tonnes safely, in accordance with all relevant legislative responsibilities. Competence in this unit, does not in itself result in a High Risk Work Licence (HRWL) to operate this plant. Competence in this unit does not allow for driving an articulated mobile crane on a main or public road. In order to drive on a main or public road, a valid heavy vehicle licence, issued by a transport regulator, is required.
Non-slewing mobile crane means a mobile crane incorporating a boom or jib that cannot be slewed, and includes:
- an articulated mobile crane
- a locomotive crane
- but does not include vehicle tow trucks.
A person performing this work is required to hold a non-slewing mobile crane HRWL.
This unit requires a person operating non-slewing mobile crane with an RC exceeding three tonnes to:
- plan the work/task
- prepare for the work/task
- perform work/task
- prepare to drive an articulated mobile crane on road
- drive an articulated mobile crane
- pack up.