The course allows students to prepare for and sling, lift, move and unload or place regular loads using a truck loader crane before parking crane and storing equipment. Participants in this course will gain an understanding of hazards/risks, and controls which maybe applied during practical activity.
Unit Standard: 16617 L3 C15 V6
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
A combination of theoretical and practical training and assessment.
Unit 30072, Demonstrate and apply knowledge of slinging regular loads safely. For those experienced in the field, the pre-requisite may be waived on the basis of an attestation that indicates the trainee is able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills that are equivalent to the requirements of the unit standard 30072.
Theory assessment followed by practical assessment which takes place when student is ready/has shown that they can perform all tasks required. Assessment involves two different assessor observed lifts.
To maintain current competency, it is recommended that refresher training occurs regularly. Depending on the industry you work in this may vary. Current Wood Training recommendation is every three years.
There isn’t much that Bob can’t drive or operate. Bob is a MITO, and Connexis registered assessor, a Competenz registered Forklift Trainer and an NZTA approved assessor. Bob started his career as a Driver/Operator within the Transport and Building Industries and has spent the last 20 years training people on safe driving and operating equipment. He believes in giving the right information to the candidate so that they can make the right decisions out there in the workplace, that teaching the safe use of heavy machinery includes a strong approach to forming a safety culture at their workplace so that the operator goes home safe every day.