Conduct slewing crane operations

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver RIIHAN304A, 'Conduct slewing crane operations'.
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Plan and prepare for operations

1.1. Access, interpret and apply compliance documentation relevant to the work activity

1.2. Obtain, interpret and clarify/confirm work requirements in the form of shift briefings, handover details or work orders are before proceeding

1.3. Access and apply safety information and procedures throughout the work

1.4. Prepare work in accordance with AS2550, relevant legislation, safety requirements and manufacturer/site requirements

1.5. Carry out assembly and dismantling of boom/jib in accordance with relevant Australian standards, manufacturer's instructions and site requirements

1.6. Resolve coordination activities with others at the site prior to commencement of, and during, the work activity

2. Operate slewing crane

2.1. Carry out pre-start, start-up, park-up and shutdown procedures in accordance with relevant Australian standards, manufacturer and/or site requirements

2.2. Position, stabilise and level crane prior to commencement of lift operations in accordance with relevant Australian standards, manufacturer's specifications and approved man-basket operation procedures

2.3. Prepare load for lift in accordance with crane limitations and rigging requirements

2.4. Confirm the work area is clear and safe prior to commencing the lift

2.5. Use relevant crane controls and functions within manufacturer's specifications to effectively lift and position loads or personnel as required

2.6. Act on or report monitoring systems and alarms in accordance with site instructions/requirements

2.7. Recognise and respond to hazardous situations

2.8. Recognise and respond to emergency situations in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and site procedures

2.9. Complete work in accordance with the agreed plan and outcomes and within the operating capacities of the allocated equipment

3. Travel crane

3.1. Plan the route to be travelled to ensure that crane traverses firm and level surfaces

3.2. Ensure necessary hazard identification and control measures are in place

3.3. Travel the crane in accordance with relevant Australian standards, manufacturer's instructions and site requirements

4. Carry out multiple crane lift

4.1. Obtain approval to carry out a multiple crane lift from the appropriate statutory authority

4.2. Plan multiple lift and obtain approval for lifting plan by an authorised person

4.3. Carry out the previously authorised plan of operations under the supervision of and authorised person in accordance with the appropriate Australian Standard and other statutory regulations

5. Carry out operator maintenance

5.1. Carry out slewing crane inspections and fault finding in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and site requirements

5.2. Carry out routine operational servicing, lubrication and housekeeping tasks in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and site authorised procedures and practices

5.3. Carry out minor operator maintenance to manufacturer's instructions and site requirements

5.4. Provide operator support during preparation for, and conduct of, major maintenance tasks in accordance with site requirements

5.5. Process records in accordance with site requirements