Non Slewing Mobile Crane


Non Slewing Crane (3T or Over) Licence

(3 day course)

Unit Codes:

  • TLILIC3006 Licence to operate a non-slewing mobile crane (greater than 3 tonnes capacity)
  • RIIHAN309E Conduct telescopic materials handler operations

WHO should complete Non Slewing Crane (3T or Over) licence training?

Essentially anyone who operates a non-slewing mobile crane (Greater than 3 Tonnes capacity) in a workplace must hold the appropriate CN class (Non Slewing Crane) ) High Risk Work Licence.

Additional Entry Requirements:

  • Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • Applicants must satisfy the Language, Literacy and Numeracy requirements as outlined below
  • Experience working around plant/machinery is preferred but not mandatory

WHY do you need a Non Slewing Crane (3T or Over) licence?

The Law:
Section 21 of the OHS Act 2004 (Vic.) requires that employers provide an adequate level of information, instruction, training and supervision to employees to enable them to work safely.

Furthermore, Part 3.6 and Schedule 3 of the OHS Regulations 2017 (Vic.) identify Non Slewing Mobile Crane (Greater than 3 Tonnes capacity) operation as a High Risk Work, confirming the requirement to hold an appropriate High Risk Work licence

WHAT is covered in this Non Slewing Crane (3T or Over) training course?

This course provides trainees with information, instruction and training about safe operation of a non slewing mobile crane. Trainees will be required to study a student handbook to help prepare them for the 3 day course. Non slewing mobile crane practical training and assessments are conducted in our purpose built training facility. Non slewing mobile crane theory revision and the use of knowledge based formative assessment prepare candidates to complete their Worksafe mandated assessment instrument.

  • This will help you or your employees to understand what is required to:
  • Plan work involving non-slewing mobile cranes
  • Conduct routine checks on non-slewing mobile cranes
  • Set up non-slewing mobile cranes
  • Move loads using non-slewing mobile cranes
  • Shut down and secure non-slewing mobile cranes

WHERE are the Non Slewing Crane (3T or Over) licence courses conducted?

How Safe is Your Workplace?

If safety is important to you and your staff are operating any elevating work platforms, you must always ask yourself the question “How safe is your Workplace?”

How Safe is Your Workplace?



  • $2,000.00 (GST Exempt) Per Person
  • Please note that only company bookings are accepted for this course
  • Upon successful completion, individuals are required to apply for a Licence to Perform High Risk Work at Australia Post, at a cost of $65.00 per licence category

WHEN are Non Slewing Crane (3T or Over) Licence courses conducted?


  • Monday 7th to Wednesday 9th October 2019.
  • Wednesday 6th to Friday 8th November 2019.

Registration Rules:

  • WorkSafe Victoria requires that we notify it a minimum of 72 hours prior to conducting assessments
  • Once notification has been made, no substituting of attendees is allowed
  • Registration cut-off occurs at Friday 4:00pm the week prior to course commencement for courses which commence on a Monday or Tuesday
  • Registration cut-off occurs at Monday 4:00pm for courses which commence on a Wednesday

Duration & course times:

3 day course (07:45am – 16:00pm Approx.)

Course numbers:

  • Maximum 6


  • Enclosed shoes and hi-visibility clothing are required
  • WAM Training can provide a hi-visibility safety vest for courses on our site


Trainees will be assessed according to the Endorsed Assessment Instrument approved by Safe Work Australia and WorkSafe Victoria, which includes:

Knowledge Assessment:

99 short answer questions

Assignment Assessment:

4 maths questions involving the calculation of lifting capacities

Practical Assessment:

Demonstration of the following:

  • Hazard identification and risk controls, both workplace and task specific
  • Conduct pre-operational checks (crane visual inspection)
  • Conduct post-start checks
  • Set up crane and conduct test lift
  • Operation of the crane to the full range of its capability (safe moving of loads)
  • Correctly interpret and act on communications
  • Shut down and secure crane


Once competence is achieved, trainees will receive a Statement of Attainment and a Notice of Assessment which may then be used to apply for a Licence to Perform High Risk Work – Class CN

Successful trainees will leave the course with a temporary licence (Valid for 60 days). You can start using your non slewing mobile crane licence straight away.

Language, Literacy & Numeracy:

Trainees need to be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills required and numeracy to work by themselves and as part of a team, exercising judgement in the selection of equipment, services or contingency plans. Trainees must be able to utilise workplace documentation without the guidance of another person.

Health note:

The training and assessment will involve working around heavy machinery, bending, crawling, and light to medium lifting. Please refer to ‘Student Health Form’ for further advice.


The Worksafe approved Licence to Operate a Non Slewing Mobile Crane course is conducted at WAM Training’s Laverton North Industrial Training facility. The course duration is 3 days with a maximum of 4 attendees per course.

Once competence is achieved, trainees will receive a Statement of Attainment and a Worksafe Notice of Assessment. Lodgement of the Worksafe Notice of Assessment must be made personally at an Australia Post office by each successful student within 60 days of the course completion. This process registers your achievement with Worksafe, and triggers the production of your High Risk licence. The training and assessment will involve working around heavy machinery, bending, crawling, and light to medium lifting.

The Knowledge assessment may be conducted verbally upon request to WAM Training over the phone. The mathematics Assignment must be conducted in writing and involves basic to intermediate mathematic techniques.
All assessments are closed-book, and must be conducted in English – engaging an interpreter is not permitted.

The Non Slewing Mobile Crane course will guide you through the outcomes required for you to:

  1. Plan your work
  2. Conduct routine checks
  3. Set up crane
  4. Transfer load
  5. Mobile load
  6. Shut down and secure crane
During the booking process we will provide you with a study guide, which must be studied prior to attending course.

Knowledge of the information contained in the study guide is essential prior to attending the training course.

For all enquiries and bookings please contact our office on

1800 143 343

or email to



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