Truck Loader Cranes

This workshop covers both the theory and practical requirements for operating a truck loader crane in accordance with the Cranes Approved Code of Practice and the OSH Approved Code of Practice for Load Lifting and Rigging.

Recommended for

All persons operating or working with a Truck Loader Crane.

Entry Requirements

Learners must provide evidence of a minimum 3 months supervised experience lifting and placing loads using a truck loader crane.

Course Objectives

  • Hazards, hazard control and lift planning
  • Selecting lifting equipment and working load limit (WLL) tables
  • Preparing for and slinging regular loads safely
  • Truck loader crane equipment and attachments
  • Sling, lift, move and unload or place regular loads with a truck loader crane
  • Securing and preparing truck loader cranes for transport mode, stow equipment and complete documentation
  • Operator maintenance of a truck loader crane

NZQA Unit Standards

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of slinging regular
loads safely
Use a truck loader crane to lift and place loads

Course info


Available nationwide upon request

Maximum 8 attendees

Duration and cost
  • 30072 & 16617 2 day full course – $5,400
  • 30072 & 16617 1 day refresher course – $2,500

*All costs excluding GST.
*Pricing does not include plant hire.

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