Crane & Industry Training

Unit Standard 3789
Sling regular loads
and direct a crane

Course Details

Approved Code of Practice for Cranes 3rd Edition 2009 States

All persons operating or working with a crane must hold the following applicable Unit Standards as a minimum qualification and preferably hold the relevant National Certificate in Crane operation.

Course Outline

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

Prepare rig and sling regular loads, Calculate weights of loads and communicate during crane operations, Understand safe use of Lifting beams, spreader bars; slings, shackles, eye bolts; natural, synthetic and wire ropes; chains and web slings.

Regular loads have one or more of the following characteristics:

Uniform weight distribution, concentric loading, regular proportions, known lifting points, repetitively lifted.

Course Duration
One day. Maximum 8 attendees.

Unit Standard Option
3789 Sling regular loads and communicate during crane operations.

Unit Standard 30072 (6 Months industry experience)

Assessment Methods
Written/Oral quiz, practical assessments.

Safety Requirements
Comply with site safety requirements requires Crane, Crane Operator and VHF Radios.