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TLILIC0020 Licence to operate a slewing mobile crane (over 100 tonnes)


What Will You Learn?

Our CO (Slewing) Open Crane course specifies the outcomes required to operate a slewing mobile crane (over 100 tonnes) for licensing purposes. It encompasses the requirement for the over 100 tonnes licence. This course requires the operator to plan the work, conduct routine checks, set up crane, transfer loads, mobile loads and shut down and secure the crane. 

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Course Information
5 days
Course Dates
Classroom Based

No scheduled dates are currently available!


Course Content
  • Introduction and Legislation
  • OHS Regulations
  • OHS Act
  • Definition of a slewing mobile crane
  • Code of practice (prevention of falls from heights)
  • Load Calculations
  • Use and application of fibre ropes. Flexible steel wire ropes, chains, synthetic slings and lifting gear
  • Requirements for certification under the National Standards
  • Communication skills
  • Safe Slinging and Lifting practices
  • Selection and use of mobile cranes AS 2550
  • The identification of workplace hazards and the application of appropriate hazard
  • Control measures
  • Be able to establish the mass and dimensions of different loads to be lifted
  • Learning, understanding and the application of appropriate methods of communication with the crane operator
  • Plan a lift in conjunction with the crane operator and site supervisor


All candidates that successfully complete the course will be issued with a statement of attainment for TLILIC0015 Licence to operate a Slewing Mobile Crane (over 100 tonnes). You will also receive a high risk licence card issued by Worksafe WA. This is a nationally recognised unit of competency. Worksafe application fee is payable on the day. New application $101and variant $69inclusive of processing fee. 

This unit of competency does not expire, but a Worksafe high risk licence is only valid for a maximum of 5 years.


Candidate Requirements

  • Must have good verbal and written comprehension of the English language
  • Must be over 18 years of age
  • Must bring 2 forms of ID (1 x photo ID, 1 x other ID). Photo ID may include drivers licence, passport, proof of age card. Non-photo ID may include credit card, bank card, medicare card
  • Must have good general health and fitness for practicals (eg. physical work)
  • Must have basic mathematical skills and knowledge to work out formulas
  • Must wear long sleeved shirt, long leg pants and steel cap boots
  • Must hold a USI (unique student identifier) number. Click here for further information:


Language, Literacy and Numeracy

Adjustments to training can be made for participants with language, literacy and numeracy issues so that they are not disadvantaged in completing this course. Please inform our office at the time of booking your course if you experience any language, literacy or numeracy issues.


Training Location

This course is run preferably on-site at your location using your own machine.

This course can only be offered at our premises (Rockingham, Western Australia) if the machine can be provided for the practical training (supplied by client or hire).


Course Cost

Please request a quote if you would like to arrange this course to be delivered at either your premises or ours - Phone (08) 9528 8888.


ctfThe Construction Training Fund provides funding support for training of eligible
workers in the construction industry. We acknowledge the support of the
Construction Training Fund in reducing the costs of training for eligible workers.


Please note that costs will vary depending on duration of course required (determined by number of candidates on course and existing skill levels).