Licence to operate a derrick 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 TLILIC3004, 'Licence to operate a derrick 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



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.


Plan work


Potential workplace hazards are identified


Hazard control measures are identified consistent with appropriate standards to ensure the safety of personnel and equipment


Weight of load is identified and estimated in consultation with associated personnel


Appropriateness of crane to load/s and workplace conditions is confirmed


Appropriate path for moving loads in work area is determined and inspected


Appropriate communications methods are identified in consultation with associated personnel


Conduct routine checks


Ground stability is checked


Crane is visually checked for damage or defects


All signage and labels are checked to ensure they are visible and legible, in accordance with the appropriate standard


Appropriate crane configuration for work task is determined in accordance with procedures


Routine pre-operational crane checks are carried out in accordance with procedures


All controls are located and identified


Crane service logbook is checked for compliance


Crane is started in accordance with procedures and is checked for any abnormal noises


All crane safety devices are tested in accordance with procedures


Post-start operational checks are carried out in accordance with procedures


All communications equipment is checked for serviceability


All damage and defects are reported and recorded in accordance with procedures, and appropriate action is taken


Transfer load


Lifts are determined within crane capacity


Appropriate hazard prevention/control measures are applied to work area in accordance with procedures


Boom/jib and hoist block is positioned over load following directions from associated personnel


Test lift is carried out in accordance with procedures to allow for checks to be safely made, in consultation with relevant personnel


Loads are transferred using all relevant crane movements, in accordance with procedures and the appropriate standard


All required communications signals are interpreted correctly in accordance with procedures and the appropriate standard


Crane is operated in accordance with procedures


Load movement is monitored constantly, to ensure safety of personnel and load, and structural stability


Unplanned and/or unsafe situations are responded to in accordance with procedures


Shut down and secure crane


Relevant motion locks and brakes are applied as required


Crane equipment is stowed and secured as required, in accordance with procedures and the appropriate standard


Crane is shut down in accordance with procedures


Routine post-operational crane checks are carried out in accordance with procedures


All damage and defects are reported and recorded in accordance with procedures, and appropriate action is taken