Tower Crane

CPCCLTC4001 – Licence to Operate a Tower Crane [HIGH RISK LICENCE]


4 Days




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Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
22 - 25 July 2024 07:30 am - 05:30 pm Welshpool 6 $2,500.00
26 - 29 August 2024 07:30 am - 05:30 pm Welshpool 7 $2,500.00
24 - 27 September 2024 07:30 am - 05:30 pm Welshpool 7 $2,200.00
21 - 24 October 2024 07:30 am - 05:30 pm Welshpool 7 $2,200.00
18 - 21 November 2024 07:30 am - 05:30 pm Welshpool 7 $2,200.00
16 - 19 December 2024 07:30 am - 05:30 pm Welshpool 7 $2,200.00
CTF Funding Available
CT Crane Ticket in Perth Course Fee $2,500 / CTF Eligible - You Pay Only $1,260* Conditions Apply

Tower Crane overview

This CPCCLTC4001 – Licence to Operate a Tower Crane course is aimed at those currently working or seeking work in operational roles in the mining and construction industries who are required to operate a tower crane.

Participants must hold a current Statement of Attainment/Qualification for CPCCLDG3001 – Licence to Perform Dogging prior to attending this course.

This unit specifies the outcomes required to operate a tower crane for licensing purposes, and covers a jib or boom/job crane mounted on a tower structure, demountable or permanent, including both horizontal and luffing jib types.

Students will attain the practical application and understanding required to safely and efficiently operate a tower crane and will be able to:

  1. Plan Task: Review instructions, consult for clarification, ensure compliance with safety standards and manufacturer requirements, identify hazards, calculate load weight, plan crane and load movement paths, implement traffic management, and establish communication.
  2. Prepare for Task: Ensure visibility of signs, assess weather conditions, safely access crane, test safety devices, conduct pre-start checks, verify crane logbook, and carry out operational checks.
  3. Transfer Load: Position boom/jib as directed, conduct test lift, transfer loads under guidance, use communication signals, and land load safely.
  4. Shut Down and Secure Crane: Apply brakes, shut down crane, perform shutdown checks, secure crane and equipment, exit safely, and report any issues.

You will be enrolled into the following unit of competency:

Unit CodeUnit Name
CPCCLTC4001 Licence to operate a tower crane

  1. Students must hold a Dogging/Dogman licence (CPCCLDG3001 – Licence to perform dogging) prior to commencing this course with Saferight.
  2. Must be 18 years old and above
  3. Ability to read, write and understand English
  4. Present photo I.D. on arrival
  5. Complete a ‘Fitness to Complete Training’ form upon arrival at the training facility. The student is required to declare any medical issue that may exclude them from full participation
  6. Wear steel cap shoes/boots and remove all jewellery prior to commencement
  • Theory Component
  • Practical Component

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a:

The Unique Student Identifier (USI) must be supplied and verified prior to issuance. 

Please refer to our Refund/Cancellation Policy

  • Students will be provided with morning tea and refreshments for all courses run at Saferight.
  • Saferight has kitchen facilities for people who wish to bring their own lunch or alternatively, there are cafes and lunch bars within close proximity.

Disclaimer: Competence in this unit, does not in itself result in a High-Risk Work Licence (HRWL) to operate this plant/conduct this skill.

A High Risk Work Licence (HRWL) is a photographic licence, issued to people who have been trained and assessed as competent to work in a class of work defined as high-risk work.

Here’s What You Need to Know:

  • Licence Applications:
    • Saferight does not handle HRWL applications for individual bookings and group bookings via credit card payment. During your training, we will only equip you with all the essential information and paperwork needed to apply for your High Risk Work Licence (HRWL) directly with WorkSafe WA.
    • Saferight only offers HRWL applications exclusive to corporate bookings made through the “Approved Purchase Order Payment Companies” portal.
  • Passport Photo Service:
    • Saferight provides a passport photo service for a fee of $20 (not included in the course fee). This service produces a set of 6 passport photos required for your HRWL application, available during your training period.
      • For students who enrolled through individual bookings and group bookings via credit card payment, you can request this service at the reception.
      • For students enrolled through company bookings via “Approved Purchase Order Payment Companies” portal, the option to add this service is available during the online enrolment process. Companies interested in this extra option MUST inform their enrolled students to get their photos at reception.
    1. For a detailed guide on applying for a new HRWL, please visit:
    2. To add a new licence class to your existing HRWL, please visit:

Verification of competency for this course is available at Saferight. For more information, please visit our Verification Assessment page.

4 Days (7.30AM – 5.30PM)

This course is delivered at the following location:

Refer to the price listed in the enrolment table.

Group bookings/Onsite training is available at your site or ours. Please click the ‘Enquire Now’ button for further information on pricing and site requirements.

Course Fee $2,500
CTF Discount $1,240
You Only Pay The Gap $1,260

CTF subsidy is granted to those who meet the eligibility criteria, more information can be found here: CTF Eligibility Criteria PDF Guide.

Main eligibility criteria include: Reference and project details of 6 months of construction work in WA out of the past 12 months prior to your course commencement with Saferight. For more information about Saferight’s CTF process, please click here. If student is deemed eligible for CTF, there will be a separate administrative fee of $30.

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