Operate a vehicle loading 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 RIIHAN307A, 'Operate a vehicle loading crane'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Operate a vehicle loading crane' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Plan and prepare for crane operations

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

1.2. Access and interpret work requirements and safety information and procedures prior to the commencement of work activity

1.3. Apply safety information and procedures throughout the work

1.4. Identify and implement signage and barricade requirements

1.5. Identify and select equipment to carry out tasks consistent with work requirements

1.6. Inspect selected equipment prior to the commencement of work and rectify or report defects that may affect its safe use

1.7. Perform pre-start, start-up, park-up and shutdown procedures and position vehicle in accordance with Australian standards, manufacturer's instructions and site procedures

1.8. Calculate quantity of load in accordance with plans, specifications, vehicle limitations and/or rigging requirements

1.9. Assemble and dismantle attachments in accordance with Australian standards, manufacturer's instructions and work requirements

1.10. Determine and implement no-go zones, confirm work area is clear and identify and control crane operating hazards prior to the commencement of the lift

1.11. Identify environmental protection requirements and comply with the relevant statutory/regulatory authorities

2. Operate and maintain a loading crane

2.1. Lift and position loads or personnel using relevant crane controls within manufacturer's specifications

2.2. Direct crane operations using recommended load moving signals

2.3. Monitor load and crane hook movements and locations throughout the transfer

2.4. Identify and respond to emergencies in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and site procedures

2.5. Identify and control crane operating hazards and respond to monitoring systems and alarms in accordance with site instructions

2.6. Complete work, shut down crane and return to its lock down position

3. Carry out operator maintenance

3.1. Perform daily/shift vehicle inspections and fault-finding in accordance with manufacturer's instructions, safety information and procedures and work requirements

3.2. Perform and record routine operational servicing and report any faults

3.3. Process records in accordance with site requirements

3.4. Record the results of daily/shift inspections, and report any defects

4. Clean up

4.1. Clear work area and dispose of reused or recycled materials in accordance with legislation/regulations/code of practice and job specification

4.2. Clean, check and store plant, tools and equipment in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations and standard work practices