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RIIHAN305D Operate a gantry or overhead crane

This course is delivered by STES Skills Training & Engineering Services Pty Ltd (RTO Code 50091) at the client's premises. This course is designed for participants whose job role requires them to operate or supervise the operation of an overhead crane.

  • Duration: 0.5 days
  • Dates: See below
  • Location: Client Request
Price: Corporate course on request See IFAP Member Prices

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This course aims to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to safely operate a gantry or overhead crane.

This is a corporate course run on request.

Please email bookings@ifap.asn.au or phone 1300 432 700 to enquire about dates and fees for this course.

This unit covers the requirements of being able to plan, prepare and operate an overhead or gantry crane and carry out operator maintenance.

On completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Assess, interpret and apply compliance documentation
  • Assess, interpret and confirm work requirements
  • Assess and apply safety information and procedures
  • Prepare site in accordance with AS2550, legislation and manufacture/site requirements
  • Prepare load for lift in accordance with crane limitations and rigging requirements
  • Confirm work area hazards are removed or controlled
  • Interpret signals in accordance with AS2550
  • Operate controls to lift, transfer and lower loads
  • Inspect crane for faults in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions and site requirements
  • Process records in accordance with site requirements


Successful completion of the assessment requirements, will provide participants with a statement of attainment issued by STES (RTO Code 50091) for RIIHAN305D Operate a gantry or overhead crane.

Participants must be at least 18 years of age and can use the English language at a level that enables the safe performance of high risk as specified in the competency standards.

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