TLILIC3008 Licence to operate a slewing mobile crane (up to 20 tonnes)


This course includes training to operate a slewing mobile crane (up to 20 tonnes). It encompasses the requirement for the non-slew mobile crane licence and the vehicle loading crane licence.


Target Audience:

This course is intended for any person who is required to undertake slew mobile crane (up to 20 tonnes) operations as part of their duties.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify and understand the relevant workplace health and safety legislation, standards and codes of practice.
  • Use the hierarchy of controls to identify potential hazards and implement control measures.
  • Use and interpret the crane manufacturer's specifications and data including load charts.
  • Use and follow appropriate communication signals.
  • Calculate the weight of the load.
  • Select appropriate crane for the job and work conditions.
  • Test communication equipment.
  • Carry out pre and post start checks on the crane and check logbook for compliance.
  • Identify any damage and defects, if found, report and record.
  • Check ground suitability and planned route.
  • Drive the crane to work location and position.
  • Use and follow appropriate communication signals.
  • Operate a slewing mobile crane (up to 20 tonnes capacity) for the lifting and moving of loads to the safe working rated capacity in conjunction with other associated personnel.
  • Monitor the load movement and respond appropriately to unsafe situations.
  • Shut down, secure crane and store equipment.

Learning Methods:

Delivery option 1: 5-day face-to-face training sessions and final assessment. Delivery length may vary dependent on client needs.
Delivery option 2: Initial enrolment, induction and logbook issue to learn while operating under the supervision of a licenced operator at your workplace, and final assessment. Onsite delivery available. (Enquire below for more details about option 2)

Successful completion of the unit of competency requires sufficient evidence of onsite or face-to-face training and a competent result for the closed-book knowledge assessments and practical assessment.

Program Benefits:

  • Participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment upon successful completion of the unit of competency.
  • Successful participants will also receive an AS1 (Assessment Summary Form), which is required to apply for your High Risk Work Licence with Workplace Health and Safety. Visit for more information.


Upcoming Workshops

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
TLILIC3008 Licence to operate a slewing mobile crane (up to 20 tonnes) 11 - 15 March 2019 08:00 am - 04:00 pm 46-48 Croft Cres, Harristown Qld 4350 6 $1,565.00