Gantry / Overhead Crane Training


Course Code RIIHAN305D  
Course Name Operate a Gantry or Overhead Crane  
Course Duration 2 days  
Course Schedule On request, minimum numbers apply  
Course Times 7.30am to 4.30pm  
Location 188 East St, Rockhampton QLD 4700  


Nationally Accredited Training

Gantry / Overhead Crane Training

Course Description

This unit of competency covers the functions required to prepare and operate bridge or gantry crane (remote operation only) to meet minimum training and assessment standards for the purposes of certification.


Course Topics

The topics covered throughout this training course are as follows:


    • Planning the work for the prevailing working conditions
    • Using the controls and operating systems to manage the operation of the equipment
    • Locating the load and identifying the load characteristics
    • Safely moving the load
    • Monitoring the controls
    • Stopping, shutting down and securing the equipment after the completion of operations.


Course Outcomes

On successful completion of this training course, candidates will be issued with a Nationally Recognised statement of attainment. On successful completion of the High Risk National Licence Training Program, candidates will receive their statement of attainment and High Risk National Licence.

To access to copy of qualification training package, click on the link below:



Course Pre-Requisites

There are no applicable course pre-requisites.


Dress Requirements / Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

It is the responsibility of course participants to acquire their own safety and protective clothing which includes:


    • Hi-Visibility Shirt
    • Long Pants
    • Steel Cap Safety Boots


No entry to the NHST training facility unless mandatory PPE is worn by the participants. Failure to comply will result in a forfeit of fees paid.


Language, Literacy and Numeracy

This training program requires reading, writing and numeracy skills.
Prior to enrolling please contact New Horizons Safety and Training Services to discuss our support services if required.


Your Rights and Responsibilities

It is a requirement of the Australian Skills and Qualification Authority (ASQA) that students be made aware of their rights and responsibilities prior to enrolling into any of our training courses at New Horizons Safety and Training Services.

Your rights and responsibilities can be found in our Participant Information Handbook.


How to Enrol

If you would like to register for this course, please download our Course Enrolment Form or alternatively you can Enrol Online. To enquire about our course fee schedule, course availability or enrolling, please contact our office on (07) 4927 0666.

Contact Us

New Horizons Safety and Training Services (RTO No. 31372)

Ph: 07 4927 0666
Fax: 07 4927 0699

188 East St, Rockhampton QLD 4700
PO Box 9938, Frencville QLD 4701

Monday to Friday (AEST) 7.45am - 4.30pm

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Contact Details

188 East Street, Rockhampton Qld 4700
PO Box 9938, Frenchville Qld 4701

Ph: (07) 4927 0666
Fax: (07) 4927 0699

RTO Services

Provider of Nationally Recognised Training and RTO Services. Specialising in training courses for the mining & construction industries. RTO No. 31372