Operate Truck-Mounted Cranes

Operator Training & Licensing

SAQA ID : 242978
NQF Level : 3
No Of Credits : 8

Course Introduction

On completion of this course, the successful learner will be able to understand the functions of a truck-mounted crane while using the crane in a safe and suitable manner. They will also be able to access support and emergency services, in the case of an incident or accident in the workplace.

Qualification Title: Operate Truck Mounted Cranes

Unit Standard ID: 242978

NQF Level: 3

No of Credits: 8

 

The person credited with this unit standard will be able to understand the functions of a truck mounted crane while using the crane in a safe and suitable manner. They will also be able to access support and emergency services in the case of an incident or accident in the workplace.

The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • demonstrating knowledge of the functions of a truck-mounted crane.
  • identifying the safety and suitability of the crane.
  • inspecting and recording the operational fitness of the components of the truck and crane.
  • operating a truck-mounted crane.
  • accessing available support systems and emergency services in case of incidents and accidents

Learning assumed to be in place and recognition of prior learning:

  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 2 or equivalent
  • Communication at NQF Level 2 or equivalent
  • Re-certification training should have a certificate not expired for more than 90 days.

Novice: 5 days

Recertification: 1 day

This course is targeted at employees (novice or experienced) with responsibilities for functions within the workplace that relate to operating truck mounted cranes.

Cranes shall include:

  • C32 Truck mounted crane

Attachments shall include:

> S Tandem Lifts. 
> T Special Categories.

The Codes and Attachments correspond with the National Code of Practice. 

R2 550 per day

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