Metal Trades

TLILIC3008 Licence to operate a non-slewing mobile crane (greater than 3 tonnes capacity)

This course is designed to provide participants with the underpinning knowledge and skills to operate a Non-Slewing Crane safely (above 3 tonnes). It will prepare the participant for a National High Risk Work License TLILIC3008 (Non-Slewing Mobile Crane) issued by Work safe Tasmania.

Participants will learn:

  • Planning work
  • Conduct routine checks
  • Set-up crane
  • Transfer loads
  • Mobile loads
  • Shutdown and secure crane

Location, dates and times

Alanvale Campus

  • Next course to be advised
  • Duration: 4 days.
  • Venue:  Alanvale Campus, Alanvale Road, Newnham

Please note: If you are an employer, this course may also be delivered at your workplace at a time that is suitable to you and your staff.

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

2019:  $1,530 per person (course prices for single employer groups are negotiable).

This does not include the license fee payable upon successful completion at Service Tasmania.

Please note, funding assistance may be available from the Tasmanian Building & Construction Training Board (TBCITB) for those that qualify under eligibility criteria. For more information visit

What will I need to bring?

Protective work wear must be worn for the practical assessment (safety boots, gloves and helmet).

Essential Requirements

Participants must be from 18 years of age and comply with the requirements outlined in the application for high risk work (GF083) published by Workplace Standards Tasmania and have a satisfactory level of literacy and numeracy.

Work Placement, Licensing and Other Requirements

Successful participants are able to apply for National High Risk Work License (Non-Slewing Crane – CN ) as issued by Work Safe Tasmania under the Work Health and Safety Act 2012.


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.


A Statement of Attainment for the units successfully completed, and an Interim License to Perform High Risk Work (Non-Slewing Crane).


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