Unit Standard Title:

Operate Heavy Crane

Unit Standard ID:

242982

NQF Level:

Level 03

Credits:

14

Duration:

Recertification: 1 Day

Novice: 3-5 Days

Purpose

The Person Credited With This Unit Standard Is Able To Identify The Safety And Suitability Of Crane Type Prior To Utilisation While Applying Methods Of Inspecting And Recording The Operational Fitness Of All Components Of The Crane. Learners Are Also Able To Operate Heavy Canes In A Safe And Competent Manner.

The Qualifying Learner Is Capable Of:

  • -Identifying The Safety And Suitability Of Crane Type Prior To Utilisation Thereof, Giving Consideration To Freight Characteristics, Equipment Manufactures Requirements And Environmental Conditions.
  • -Applying The Recognised Methods For Inspecting And Recording The Operational Fitness Of All Components Of The Crane With Reference To Safety Procedures In The Workplace.
  • -Operating The Heavy Crane In A Safe And Competent Manner.
-Accessing Available Support And Emergency Services In The Case Of Incidents And Accidents.