The Non-Slewing Crane (FRANNA) course is designed to equip participants with the essential skills and knowledge required to safely and effectively operate a non-slewing mobile crane with a capacity greater than 3 tonnes. This comprehensive training program is aimed at individuals seeking to obtain the necessary certification to operate non-slewing mobile cranes in compliance with industry regulations and workplace safety standards in Australia.
Course Objectives: By the end of this course, participants will:
- Understand Legal and Regulatory Requirements:
- Comprehend the legal obligations and industry regulations governing the operation of non-slewing mobile cranes.
- Gain insights into the responsibilities and duties of a crane operator, including compliance with workplace health and safety practices.
- Learn Crane Operation Principles:
- Acquire a solid foundation in the fundamental principles of non-slewing mobile crane operation.
- Study crane components, controls, and their functions, including load charts and capacities.
- Develop Safe Operating Practices:
- Cultivate a strong awareness of hazard identification and risk assessment techniques specific to non-slewing mobile crane operations.
- Understand the importance of pre-operational checks, maintenance, and correct set-up procedures.
- Enhance Communication and Collaboration:
- Develop effective communication skills to coordinate with other personnel involved in crane operations, ensuring a safe and productive work environment.
- Gain the ability to interpret hand signals and communicate with a dogman or other personnel on the ground.
- Master Lift Planning and Execution:
- Learn how to plan and execute lifting operations, considering factors such as load weight, balance, and stability.
- Apply knowledge of rigging techniques, sling selection, and load securement to ensure safe lifting practices.
- Explore Emergency Procedures:
- Be prepared to respond appropriately to emergencies and malfunctions during crane operations.
- Understand evacuation procedures, emergency shutdowns, and protocols for addressing unforeseen situations.
- Obtain Licensing Competence:
- Develop the necessary skills to successfully pass the assessment and obtain a high-risk work licence (class CN) for operating a non-slewing mobile crane greater than 3 tonnes capacity.
The TLILIC0040 – Licence to operate a non-slewing mobile crane (greater than 3 tonnes capacity) course is a combination of theoretical instruction and practical hands-on training. Participants will engage in classroom sessions, interactive discussions, and simulated crane operation exercises. Practical training will take place on industry-standard equipment, allowing participants to gain real-world experience under the guidance of qualified instructors.
This course is suitable for individuals who wish to operate non-slewing mobile cranes with a capacity greater than 3 tonnes. It is ideal for crane operators, riggers, construction workers, and other personnel involved in lifting operations within various industries.
There are no formal prerequisites for this course. However, participants should have a basic understanding of workplace safety practices and a willingness to adhere to safety protocols throughout the training.
Upon successful completion of the TLILIC0040 – Licence to operate a non-slewing mobile crane (greater than 3 tonnes capacity) course, participants will receive a statement of attainment and can apply for a high-risk work licence (class CN) issued by the relevant regulatory authority, certifying their competence to operate a non-slewing mobile crane greater than 3 tonnes capacity.