The person credited with this unit standard will be able to understand the functions of a truck mounted crane while using the crane in a safe and suitable manner. They will also be able to access support and emergency services in the case of an incident or accident in the workplace.

SAQA ID: 242978
NQF Level: 3
Credits: 8
Accredeting SETA: TETA
Duration: Recertification 1 day | Novice 5 days
Recommended Entry Criteria: Grade 10 Literacy and Numeracy
Certification Issued: Competency Certificate

Unit Standard Range

  • Limited to work carried out on a truck-mounted crane with standardised fittings.
  • The applied competence expressed in this standard covers one specific crane of a range of heavy crane types (capacity and functionality) used in familiar operational functions in any industry context, and in a range of environmental conditions (e.g. poor weather).
  • Cranes shall include: C32 Truck mounted Crane.
  • Attachments shall include: S Tandem Lifts • T Special Categories.

Specific Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the functions of a truck mounted crane.
  2. Identify the safety and suitability of the crane.
  3. Inspect and record the operational fitness of the components of the truck and crane.
  4. Operate a Truck Mounted crane.
  5. Access available support systems and emergency services in case of incidents and accidents.

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