• Bowen, Townsville, Carins


This course provides participants with the skills and knowledge required to safely conduct non-slewing crane operations in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries.

A non-slewing mobile crane is a powered mobile crane that incorporates a boom or jib which does not slew and includes an articulated mobile crane.

Resources and infrastructure industries includes:

  • Metalliferous Mining (including Mineral Exploration and Metalliferous Processing)
  • Coal Mining (including Coal Handling and Preparation)
  • Drilling
  • Quarrying (extractive industries)
  • Civil Construction

The work required in this unit relates to the National Standard for High Risk Work. Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories and industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the unit.

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

RIIHAN208D – Perform dogging or equivalent

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:

  • Language skills: Be able to interpret non-slewing mobile crane and workplace unique terminology to effectively communicate with other workplace personnel, as well as use non-verbal communication such as hand and whistle signals.
  • Literacy skills: Sufficient reading skills to be able to read and interpret documentation such as crane load charts and data plates, Acts, Regulations, Codes of Practice, Australian Standard, emergency, signage, tags and labels etc. Sufficient written skills to accurately record and maintain information relating to non- slewing mobile cranes such as risk assessments, lift plans, incident reports and maintenance records.
  • Numeracy skills: Be able to interpret and calculate numerical information such as working load limits and safe working loads of lifting equipment in various configurations as well as load weights. Must also be capable of using and interpreting load monitoring computer systems and crane load charts.

On successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with an electronic Statement of Attainment for: RIIHAN212E – Conduct non-slewing crane operations

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 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.


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