Construction/Plumbing/Allied Trades

Short Course Crane Operation (Licenced)

These High Risk Work programs are designed to provide participants with the skills and knowledge required to safely operate various types of both mobile and fixed cranes.  They will prepare the participant for a National High Risk Work Licence issued by Worksafe Tasmania.

Participants will learn to:

  • plan work
  • conduct routine checks
  • set up and operate the crane (for selected class/type)
  • calculate the load
  • shut down and secure crane after completing operations

Successful participants are able to apply for National High Risk Work Licence (selected class) as issued by Workplace Standards Tasmania under the Workplace Health and Safety Act 2012.

Crane classifications:

  • CV   TLILIC0002  Licence to operate a vehicle loading crane (capacity 10 metre tonnes and above)
  • CB   TLILIC0006  Licence to operate a bridge and gantry crane
  • CN   TLILIC0008  Licence to operate a non-slewing mobile crane (greater than 3 tonnes capacity)
  • C2   TLILIC0010   Licence to operate a slewing mobile crane (up to 20 tonnes)
  • C6   TLILIC0013   Licence to operate a slewing mobile crane (up to 60 tonnes)

Location, dates and times

  • On site training and assessment only
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 for further information

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.

For further details please refer to our Recognition of Prior Learning page.

Fees and Payments

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Please Note:
Funding assistance is available from the Tasmanian Building & Construction Training Board (TBCITB) for those that qualify under eligibility criteria. For more information visit Tasmanian Building & Construction Training Board website.

For further fee and payment information visit our Fees and Payment page.

What will I need to bring?

You MUST wear protective work wear (safety boots and Hi-Vis clothing) for the practical assessment.
These need to be supplied by the student.

Essential Requirements

Participants must:

  • Hold A current National High-Risk Work Licence (HRWL) to perform dogging or a certification for a specific VET course for HRWL to perform dogging prior to undertaking this program;
  • Be 18 years of age or above and comply with the requirements outlined in the application for high risk work (GF083) published by WorkSafe Tasmania.
  • Have completed CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging
  • All participants should have a satisfactory level of literacy and numeracy.


Contact us today to find out if this is the right course for you.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available at our Student Support Services page.


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