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Certificate III in Construction Crane Operations

National Course Code: CPC32912


If you enjoy working outdoors, as part of a team that delivers complex projects, consider a career as a licensed crane operator. The Certificate III in Construction Crane Operations can get you there.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

Our expert trainers are experienced professionals who will teach you the necessary technical knowledge and skills required to:

  • Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • Perform crane scheduling
  • Operate elevated work platforms
  • Undertake a site inspection

The Certificate III in Construction Crane Operations has a strong emphasis on safety due to the high-risk nature of the job and students develop the soft skills essential for success in this field, such as:

  • Workplace communication
  • Teamwork
  • Problem-solving
  • Self-management

This TAFE NSW qualification is nationally recognised by the Crane Industry Council of Australia as entry-level national training for crane operators and is suitable for a Traineeship.

Important information

The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills, as well as specialist skills for crane operators in two streams:

  • Stream 1 20 tonne (C2) licence
  • Stream 2 60 tonne (C6) licence

This is a licensed occupation. It is recommended you check requirements with your relevant licensing authority.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed

This course is superseded

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