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Course Name
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Licence to operate a Slewing Mobile Crane up to 60 tonnes
Nationally Acredited


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Licence to operate a Slewing Mobile Crane up to 60 tonnes

Successful completion of this training and assessment will provide you with the necessary qualification to apply for a High Risk Work licence.
Licences must be applied for at an Australia Post outlet within 60 days of assessment.
They are issued by the State Regulator (Workplace Health & Safety Qld or NSW WorkCover) and are valid for five years.



This course is designed to prepare a person to safely and effectively operate a slewing mobile crane up to 20 tonnes
(This encompasses the requirement for the CV, C2 & CN licence).

It may be conducted at your premises or a Logisafe venue


Usually 4 days class time + nominal 80 logbook hours.

The usual procedure is:

  • 2 days in class including a machine induction
  • Nominal 80 hours of supervised crane activities in the work environment - recorded in the logbook provided by Logisafe
  • 1 day revision prior to assessment
  • 1 day assessment

Classroom time can be reduced with the students completing the workbooks in their own time
using comprehensive, easy to follow training notes


FORMAL TRAINING (including practical training) which covers:

  • Understanding relevant legislative obligations and duty of care responsibilities
  • Plan and prepare to perform crane activities
  • The identification and control, of work health and safety issues related to crane activities
  • Inspect the crane prior to performing any lifts
  • Safely and smoothly lift, transfer and land the load under the direction of a dogman
  • Checking the crane after use

INFORMAL TRAINING (supervised practical training at your workplace):

  • Prior to completing their performance test, students are required to perform a nominal 80 hours of supervised crane activities in their work environment. This is recorded in the logbook provided by Logisafe.


  • Theory examination consisting of 102 questions
  • Written assignment consisting of 3 tasks
  • Performance test consisting of 7 practical exercises