Domain - Crane Operation

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Level 2

Demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements relating to cranes

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3787 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements relating to cranes.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 25 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Opportunity The Skills Organisation

Level 3

Use a truck loader crane to lift and place regular loads

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Version 6

16617 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able: - demonstrate knowledge using a truck loader crane; - demonstrate knowledge of truck loader crane equipment and attachments; - sling, lift, move, and unload or place regular loads using a truck loader crane in the workplace; - secure and prepare the truck loader crane for road transport mode, stow equipment, and complete documentation; and - carry out daily and weekly operator maintenance of a truck loader crane.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Use a self-erecting tower crane to lift and place regular loads

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Version 4

20208 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of using a self-erecting tower crane; - demonstrate knowledge of self-erecting tower crane equipment and attachments; - slew, trolley, and hoist the self-erecting tower crane to lift and place regular loads with a self-erecting tower crane; - put the self-erecting tower crane into out-of-service condition, return associated equipment to storage, and complete documentation; and - carry out daily and weekly operator maintenance of a self-erecting tower crane.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Operate a telehandler configured as a crane, and lift and place suspended regular loads
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

27671 Unit Standard 16 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: position and configure a telehandler; lift and place regular loads, travel the telehandler with a load on the hook, and complete documentation; and prepare a telehandler for road travel mode, and complete documentation.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of slinging regular loads safely

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Version 2

30072 Unit Standard 14 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of hazards, hazard control, and lift planning; - demonstrate knowledge of lifting gear and working load limit (WLL) tables; and - demonstrate the process for preparing and slinging regular loads safely.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of crane types, and safe practices required in the crane industry

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Version 5

3788 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: the main types and categories of cranes; safe practices in crane operations; daily checks and servicing of cranes and associated equipment; and the documentation for crane operations and equipment maintenance requests.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 25 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Opportunity The Skills Organisation

Sling varied regular loads and safely direct a crane during crane operations

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3789 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: - apply knowledge of risk management, hazard control, and rigging planning to slinging regular loads; - demonstrate knowledge of the difference between regular loads and irregular loads; - demonstrate crane industry communication methods; and - prepare and sling regular loads, and safely direct a crane during crane operations.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Use a cab controlled gantry crane to lift and place regular loads

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3790 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of using a cab controlled gantry crane; - use a cab controlled gantry crane to lift and place regular loads; and - carry out daily and weekly operator maintenance of a cab controlled gantry crane.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Use a radio remote or pendant controlled gantry crane to lift and place regular loads

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Version 6

3800 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able: - demonstrate knowledge of using a radio remote or pendant controlled gantry crane; - demonstrate knowledge of radio remote or pendant controlled gantry crane components, equipment, and attachments; - sling, lift, travel, and unload or place regular loads using a radio remote or pendant controlled gantry crane; - park radio remote or pendant controlled gantry crane and store equipment; and - carry out daily and weekly operator maintenance of a radio remote or pendant controlled gantry crane.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Level 4

Arrange delivery of a track crawler crane to and from site
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard and unit standard 20526 have been replaced by unit standard 27676.

20525 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify and confirm work instructions; confirm site arrangements; arrange and/or confirm resources, and prepare the site; and obtain regulatory permits, and load and unload the track crawler crane and equipment.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Opportunity The Skills Organisation

Configure a track crawler crane, and lift and place loads
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard and unit standard 20525 have been replaced by unit standard 27676.

20526 Unit Standard 22 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: configure and position a track crawler crane, and obtain regulatory permits; lift and place loads with a track crawler crane, travel the crane with a load on the hook, and complete documentation; prepare the track crawler crane for road travel, and complete documentation; and carry out daily and weekly checks, and/or servicing of the track crawler crane.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Opportunity The Skills Organisation

Prepare and use a crane with crane mounted drill table for piling and foundation operations

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Version 3

20527 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare a crane with a crane mounted drill table for piling and foundation operations; carry out piling and foundation operations using a crane mounted drill table; de-rig the crane mounted drill table, re-rig the crane, functionally test crane for routine crane use, and complete documentation; and carry out daily and weekly safety and maintenance checks of the crane and crane mounted drill table.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 25 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Opportunity The Skills Organisation

Prepare and use a crane and vibro hammer machine for piling and foundation operations

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Version 3

20528 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare a crane and equipment for piling and foundation operations; drive piles using a vibro hammer machine; extract piles using a vibro hammer machine; de-rig the vibro hammer machine, re-rig the crane, functionally test the crane for routine crane use, and complete documentation; and carry out daily and weekly safety and maintenance checks of the crane and vibro hammer machine.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 25 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Opportunity The Skills Organisation

Prepare and use a crane with a fixed or hanging leader and hammer for piling and foundation operations

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20529 Unit Standard 16 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare a crane with a fixed or hanging leader and hammer, and associated equipment for piling and foundation operations; carry out piling and foundation operations using a fixed or hanging leader and hammer; de-rig the leader and hammer, re-rig the crane, and functionally test the crane for routine crane use, and complete documentation; and carry out daily and weekly safety and maintenance checks of crane, leaders, and hammers.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 25 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Opportunity The Skills Organisation

Prepare for, and handle standard lift precast concrete elements during crane operations

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Version 3

20864 Unit Standard 16 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: check documentation and lifting arrangement prior to handling of standard lift of precast concrete elements; and prepare for, and carry out handling of standard lift of precast concrete elements.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 25 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Opportunity The Skills Organisation

Describe, set up, and use fall arrest and rescue systems in a tower crane environment

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23351 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work at heights while on a tower crane, or within a tower crane environment. People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify types of fall arrest and fall restraint systems used in tower crane activities and on structures, their storage and location, and describe the application of controls for compliance with the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 (HSE Act); identify and maintain fall arrest and fall restraint equipment and systems; identify and install anchor points for fall arrest systems; set up fall arrest and fall restraint systems in a tower crane environment; and set up and use a tower crane rescue system in a simulated situation while working at height in a tower crane lattice jib environment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 25 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Opportunity The Skills Organisation

Describe the preparation of, set up, and simultaneously operate, a multi-winch crane during crane operations

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24509 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of preparation required prior to multi-winch crane operation; and set up, prepare for operation, simultaneously operate, and shut down, a multi-winch crane.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 25 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Opportunity The Skills Organisation

Review a lift plan, and lift loads using a crane working in tandem during crane operations

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24510 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standards are able to: identify hazards on site, and describe the effects of crane movements when cranes are working in tandem; review a lift plan for cranes working in tandem; and lift loads using a crane working in tandem.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 25 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Opportunity The Skills Organisation

Configure a non-slewing articulated crane, and lift and place regular and irregular loads

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24511 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of using a non-slewing articulated crane; - configure and mobilise a non-slewing articulated crane to lift and place regular and irregular loads; - lift regular and irregular loads, travel the crane with a load on the hook, and place load with a non-slewing articulated crane; - prepare a non-slewing articulated crane for road travel mode, and complete documentation; and - carry out daily and weekly operator maintenance of a non-slewing articulated crane.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Configure and use a mini-crawler crane with outriggers to lift and place regular and irregular loads

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Version 3

26505 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare to lift and place regular and irregular loads with a mini-crawler crane; Sling regular and irregular loads with a mini-crawler crane; lift and place regular and irregular loads with a mini-crawler crane; prepare a mini-crawler crane for transport and stow away equipment after use and travel a mini-crawler crane.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Prepare to operate, and operate a hydraulic handi crane to lift, travel, and place loads

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Version 2

26590 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: inspect the worksite, assess the load, and assess the hydraulic handi crane for suitability for the task; carry out hydraulic handi crane pre-use inspection checks, and set up, configure, and confirm the lift plan; select lifting equipment for the hydraulic handi crane, and sling the load; and check the load, and lift, travel and place loads with a hydraulic handi crane.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 25 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Opportunity The Skills Organisation

Prepare and use a crane in free fall operations

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Version 1

27672 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare a crane and drop weight for piling and foundation operations; carry out piling and foundation operations using a drop weight; de-rig the drop weight, re-rig the crane, and functionally test the crane for routine crane use, and complete documentation; and carry out daily and weekly safety and maintenance checks of crane and drop weight.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 25 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Opportunity The Skills Organisation

Configure a lattice boom track crawler crane to lift and place regular and irregular loads

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Version 3 This unit standard replaced unit standard 20525 and unit standard 20526.

27676 Unit Standard 25 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of using a track crawler crane; - configure and position a track crawler crane; - lift and place regular and irregular loads with a track crawler crane; - place a track crawler crane with a lattice boom in out-of-service condition, and complete documentation; and - carry out daily and weekly safety and maintenance checks of a track crawler crane with a lattice boom.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of health and safety management requirements for workers on a crane's site

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31902 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of the legislative and workplace health and safety requirements for workers on a crane''s site; and - explain how to manage workers on a crane''s site to ensure compliance with legislative and workplace health and safety requirements.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Lead a team during crane operations

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Version 1

31903 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of leadership in crane operations; - lead other operations on a shared cranes workplace; and - instruct a team in the setting-up and monitoring of a crane exclusion zone.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Plan and document lifts of regular and irregular loads using multiple cranes

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Version 1

31904 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: - plan and document lifts of regular and irregular loads; - develop and document the lift plan; - develop and document a lift plan for doing a tandem and/or multi-crane lift.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Operate, lift, and place loads with a platform crane on an offshore installation

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 9563.

32093 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working on an offshore installation in the energy and chemical industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of an offshore platform crane and associated equipment; describe and apply offshore installation procedures for platform crane operations; operate a platform crane on an offshore installation; put a platform crane into out-of-service condition on an offshore installation and return lifting and other equipment to storage; and carry out and record regular checks and servicing for a platform crane on an offshore installation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 79 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Lift and place loads between an offshore installation and a supply boat using a platform crane

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 9564.

32094 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working on an offshore installation in the energy and chemical industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to lift and place loads between an offshore installation and a supply boat using a platform crane.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 79 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Arrange delivery of tower crane to site

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Version 6

3791 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: give and/or receive work instructions; confirm site arrangements; arrange and/or confirm resources; and obtain regulatory permits, prepare site, and move crane.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 25 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Opportunity The Skills Organisation

Arrange delivery and move mobile crane and equipment to and from site

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Version 5

3792 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: give and receive work instructions and interpret project documentation; confirm site arrangements; confirm resources; and obtain and confirm regulatory permits, and arrange and move mobile crane and equipment to and from site, and describe work-time rules.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 25 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Opportunity The Skills Organisation

Lift and place regular and irregular loads using a tower crane

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Version 7

3794 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of using a tower crane; - position the tower crane, and lift and place regular and irregular loads; - put the tower crane into out-of-service condition; and - carry out daily and weekly operator maintenance of a tower crane.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Configure and position a mobile crane, and lift and place regular and irregular loads

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Version 8

3795 Unit Standard 25 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of using a mobile crane; - configure and position a mobile crane; - lift and place regular and irregular loads with a mobile crane; - prepare mobile crane for travel mode, and complete documentation; and - carry out daily and weekly operator maintenance of a mobile crane.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Pile drive using a mobile crane
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

3796 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare a mobile crane for piling service; erect pile; extract pile; and re-rig and functionally test crane for routine mobile crane use, and complete documentation.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Opportunity The Skills Organisation

Dragline or clamshell using a track crawler crane

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Version 6

3797 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare a track crawler crane for dragline or clamshell service; perform dragline or clamshell activities; and re-rig and functionally test the track crawler crane for routine use, and complete documentation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 25 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Opportunity The Skills Organisation

Carry out demolition activities using a mobile crane with demolition equipment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

3798 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare crane for demolition service; perform demolition activities; and re-rig and functionally test crane for routine mobile crane use, and complete documentation.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Opportunity The Skills Organisation

Prepare and sling complex loads for crane operations

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Version 7

3801 Unit Standard 25 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare and sling complex loads for crane operations.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Level 5

Arrange delivery and move a large mobile crane and equipment to and from site
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

14538 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: give and receive work instructions; confirm site arrangements; arrange and confirm resources; obtain and confirm regulatory permits and arrange and move large mobile crane and equipment to and from site.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Opportunity The Skills Organisation

Configure a large mobile crane and lift and place loads
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

14539 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: position and configure a large mobile crane; lift and place loads; and ready mobile crane for road travel mode and complete documentation.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Opportunity The Skills Organisation

Erect, dismantle, and reconfigure a self-erecting tower crane

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Version 3

20209 Unit Standard 25 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan for, erect, dismantle, and reconfigure a self-erecting tower crane; and carry out safety and functional tests, and calibrate and set limits and load limits on the self-erecting tower crane, set up security enclosure, and complete documentation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 25 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Opportunity The Skills Organisation

Prepare for, and handle non-standard lift and tilt up precast concrete elements during crane operations

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Version 3

20865 Unit Standard 16 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: check documentation and lifting arrangement prior to handling of non-standard liftand tilt up of precast concrete elements; prepare for, and carry out handling of non-standard lift and tilt up of precast concrete elements.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 25 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Opportunity The Skills Organisation

Prepare to use, and hook up, a crane with a crane-lifted work platform

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Version 2

25737 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: assess the crane-lifted work platform for compliance with the Approved Code of Practice for Cranes and company procedures; assess the crane-lifted work platform for suitability for use; assess suitability of the crane for use with the crane-lifted platform; prepare the crane for use with a crane-lifted work platform in accordance with the Approved Code of Practice for Cranes; assess the hook-up point, and level of training of operatives who will be working on the crane-lifted work platform, and personal protective equipment requirements when working above water; hook-up the crane to the crane-lifted work platform, and describe the safe working limit (SWL) for the operation; and develop an emergency plan for operating a crane-lifted work platform.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 25 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Opportunity The Skills Organisation

Plan and direct complex lifting operations

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Version 5

3799 Unit Standard 25 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare and read elevation and plan drawings for proposed lifts; plan complex crane lifts; and direct complex crane lifts, and complete documentation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 25 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Opportunity The Skills Organisation

Data as at 17 September 2021