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People credited with this unit standard are able to: configure and position a mobile crane; lift and place regular loads; and prepare mobile crane for road travel mode, and complete documentation.
Note that assessment must be carried out in a crane workplace or equivalent.
Cranes that can be used for assessment against this unit standard include – truck mounted cranes, all terrain cranes, rough terrain cranes. Assessment cannot be carried out using truck loader cranes, or telehandlers, or excavators when being used as cranes.
At the successful completion of the course the trainee will be able to:
- Configure and position a mobile crane.
- Lift and place regular loads.
- Prepare mobile crane for road travel mode, and complete documentation.
It is recommended that trainees have at least three months experience working in a crane workplace before attending the course. Trainees may attend the course without this experience but may be required to work for three months in a crane workplace before being awarded the unit standard.
3789 - Sling varied regular loads and safely direct a crane during crane operations:
or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills.
VHNZ can provide training for this Unit Standard. To organise, please contact a VHNZ representative.
To complete this Units Standard evidence is required of a minimum of 40 verified lifts (slinging and directing of load) with at least 6 variations of lifting operations (site, crane, loads, and communications methods). At least two irregular loads, including one in which centre of gravity is offset, must be observed by the assessor.
NZQA UNIT STANDARD
Configure and position a mobile crane and lift and place regular loads
NUMBERS MINIMUM 4 MAXIMUM 10