Operate A Truck Mounted Loader Crane

Liderazgo Training

This course is accredited with the Transport Education Training Authority and covers unit standard “116253” NQF level , 20 Credits

All training programs are Outcome Based and are assessed according to various Unit Standards and Outcomes.

Assessment criteria consists of a Formative Assessment, In-Class Assessments and a Summative Assessment.

Course Duration

Duration: 3 - 5 day course

Theory and Practical
In-Class Activities
Final Examination
Practical Evaluation

Once all theory has been completed, Learners are taken outside with one facilitator to complete the Practical Evaluation.

Course Overview

The learner will be able to demonstrate an integrated practical and theoretical grounding in Crane Operations according to safe handling and maintenance practices in compliance with crane manufacturer's and legislated standards On completion of this program the Learner will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the functions of a truck mounted loader crane
  • Identify the safety and suitability of the crane
  • Apply the recognised methods for inspecting and recording the operational fitness of all components of the crane
  • Operate truck mounted loader crane

Learning Outcomes – Theoretical Content

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the functions of a truck mounted loader crane
    • The main functions of Truck Mounted Loader Crane's are explained in terms of manufacturer's specifications.
    • The operation of all major components is explained in terms of their functions.
    • All safety features and warning devices on the crane are identified, and their purposes explained in accordance with manufacturer's specifications.
    • The maximum operating capacities are explained in terms of the designed crane capabilities.
    • Warnings from crane indicators and gauges are explained according to manufacturer's specifications.
    • Corrective actions are described or demonstrated in terms of neutralising warnings received.
  • Identify the safety and suitability of the crane
    • Demonstrate the ability to identify the suitability of the crane prior to utilisation
    • Demonstrate ability to assess operational capability of lifting equipment (e.g. correct SWL of slings etc).
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the influence of load/range characteristics, manufacturers' requirements and environmental conditions.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of what constitutes safety in the broader working environment, and when operating a Truck Mounted Loader Crane in compliance with statutory regulations.
  • Apply the recognised methods for inspecting and recording the operational fitness of all components of the crane
    • Pre-operational checks are carried out according to appropriate checklist.
    • Daily and weekly operator maintenance is performed according to the appropriate post-operational checklist and recordkeeping using a logbook.
    • Checklist is completed according to worksite procedures and corrective action taken if required, ensuring compliance with manufacturer's specifications.
    • Appropriate measures used to rectify and/or prevent basic faults and defects in the mechanical function of the crane are identified.
  • Operate truck mounted loader crane
    • The purpose of the various controls is explained in accordance with their designed use.
    • Functions of the various controls are demonstrated in accordance with the manufacturer's specifications.
    • Controls are used to effectively manoeuvre the crane within manufacturer's specifications.
    • Safe working procedures are followed according to manufacturer's specifications, site specific and statutory requirements.
    • Crane performance is monitored and corrective action is taken when necessary, in accordance with manufacturer's specifications.
    • Crane is operated without risk of damage or loss to machine or property, or injury to people.
    • Hazards specific to operating Truck Mounted Loader Crane's and ways to minimise these are explained in terms of potential damage to machine and property, and injury to people.
    • Start-up and shutdown procedures are followed according to manufacturer's specifications.
    • Truck Mounted Loader Crane is parked according to manufacturer's and company requirements.

Learning Outcomes – Practical Evaluation

  • Identify the suitability of the crane prior to utilisation
  • Assess operational capability of lifting equipment
  • Load the crane in accordance to the manufacturer’s requirements
  • Observe safety rules while using the crane
  • Do pre-operational checks according to appropriate checklist
  • Effectively manoeuvre the crane within manufacturer's specifications
  • Follow start-up and shutdown procedures according to manufacturer's specifications
  • Park crane according to manufacturer's and company requirements

Competency Scores

  • All learners are to achieve 80% and above for Theoretical Assessments.
  • All learners are to achieve 100% for Practical Assessments.

Training Aids

  • Slide Show Presentation

All our Learners are provided with: Operate a Truck Mounted Loader Crane Training Manual Certificate on completion of the course

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