Operate a gantry or overhead crane

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
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 RIIHAN305A, 'Operate a gantry or overhead crane'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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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. Access, interpret and confirm work requirements prior to proceeding

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

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

1.5. Communicate with others to coordinate activities at the site prior to commencement of and throughout operations

2. Operate crane

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

2.2. Perform pre-start, start-up, park-up and shutdown procedures in accordance with relevant Australian standards, manufacturer's and/or site requirements

2.3. Confirm the work area hazards are removed or controlled prior to commencing the lift

2.4. Interpret signals in accordance with AS2550

2.5. Operate controls to lift, transfer and lower loads in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and site procedures

2.6. Monitor lift operations to ensure compliance with equipment limitations

3. Perform crane operator maintenance

3.1. Inspect crane for faults in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and site requirements

3.2. Perform routine operational servicing, lubrication and housekeeping tasks in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and site procedures

3.3. Process records in accordance with site requirements