Licence to operate a vehicle loading crane (capacity 10 metre tonnes and above)

This five-day course will provide participants with the skills and knowledge to operate a vehicle loading crane with a capacity of 10 metre tonnes or more, mounted on a vehicle for the principle purpose of loading and unloading such a vehicle, including the application of load estimation and slinging techniques to move a load, for licensing purposes.

Who should attend

This course is suitable for people who need to gain the TLILIC0012A Licence to operate a vehicle loading crane (capacity 10 metre tonnes and above).


There are no prerequisites to this licence class, however:

  • it is recommended participants hold a DG (dogging) high risk licence (CPCCLDG3001A)
  • if the operator is to drive the truck on the road she/he is required to hold a medium rigid (TLIC3003A)/heavy rigid (TLIC3004A) driver’s licence
  • participants will not be able to apply for the HRW Licence until they are 18 years old

Note: All prerequisites need to be current.

Learning outcomes

As a result of attending this course participants should be able to:

  • plan work
  • conduct routine checks
  • set up crane
  • transfer loads
  • shut down and secure crane

PPC/PPE and equipment requirements

Some of the practical training for this course will take place in an operational area. You are required to have/provide Western Power approved PPC and PPE requirements for the practical work. Refer to the Western Power PPE Procedure Sections 3.1 & 3.2, for these requirements.

Note: Power Training Services does not provide PPE, PPC and tools for training courses.


Assessments are included in this course. Participants will not be considered to have completed this course until all assessments have been completed to a satisfactory level. When deemed competent a statement of attainment will be awarded.

Note: This course is delivered by a third party training provider.

If there are no classes currently availble, please contact PTS to request a booking.

Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Licence to operate a vehicle loading crane (capacity 10 metre tonnes and above) (TLILIC0012A)