• Bowen, Townsville, Carins


This course covers the skills and knowledge required to safely operate a non-slewing mobile crane.

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

This does not include vehicle tow trucks.

This unit applies to the activities of a person operating a non-slewing crane with a capacity exceeding 3 tonnes.

A person performing this work is required to hold a non-slewing mobile crane high risk work (HRW) licence.

Assessment for High Risk Work (HRW) licences is undertaken by an accredited assessor approved by Workplace Health and Safety Queensland.

What’s covered

  • Plan and prepare for non-slewing crane operations
  • Interpret and apply crane operation documentation
  • Identify and address potential risks and hazards
  • Implement control measures
  • Pre-start, start-up, park-up and shut-down procedures
  • Operate non-slewing crane
  • Pick, carry and place loads
  • Perform multiple crane lift
  • Operate in accordance with Australian Standards, manufacturer’s instructions and site requirements
  • Perform crane operator maintenance

This unit is based on the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work.

This training is conducted under agreement with MyneSight Pty Ltd RTO #31900.

Participants must be at least 18 years of age to undertake assessment

Participants are required to have a reasonable level of language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) ability to ensure the successful completion of this course.

These include:

Numeracy skills to:

  • Interpret numerical information including:
    • Selecting appropriate non-slewing mobile crane (greater than 3 tonnes capacity) in accordance with load and workplace conditions
    • Load weight assessment, to ensure compliance with non-slewing mobile crane (greater than 3 tonnes capacity) data plate specifications
    • Controlling and monitoring instrument readings

Language skills to:

  • Use and interpret vocabulary specific to non-slewing mobile crane (greater than 3 tonnes capacity) operations and workplace procedures to communicate with other workplace personnel
  • Use non-verbal feedback to support effective communication
  • Use relevant two-way radio conventions

Literacy (reading) skills to:

  • Interpret documentation that includes technical specificity including:
    • Non-slewing mobile crane (greater than 3 tonnes capacity) data plate
    • Plant operation manuals and manufacturer specifications
    • Workplace procedures, including emergency plan
    • Workplace signage and labels

Literacy (writing) skills to:

  • Accurately record and maintain information relating to operating a non-slewing mobile crane (greater than 3 tonnes capacity), including:
    • Incident reports
    • Vehicle checking and maintenance records

On successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with an electronic Statement of Attainment for: TLILIC0008 – Licence to operate a non-slewing mobile crane (greater than 3 tonnes capacity)

Successful applicants will also receive an assessment summary (AS1) from the accredited assessor.

5 Days

Training is delivered face-to-face by experienced industry trainers.

Participants will be required to complete theory and practical activities and assessments.

Training is generally delivered at a purpose-built training location in Cannonvale or on site in a suitable training environment.

Photo ID

Your Unique Student Identifier (USI) Number

To create or retrieve your USI number visit: www.usi.gov.au/students

Please ensure you wear appropriate work clothing and steel capped work boots.


Tea and coffee will be supplied. Please bring smoko and lunch as required.

Not applicable.

Visit the following link for access to the application for a new Queensland HRW Licence:



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