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Slewing mobile crane

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

Training location: Newman

Duration: 4 Full Days

Course Info

Course Summary

This is course provides you with the necessary skills and knowledge to safely operate a slewing mobile crane with a maximum rated capacity (MRC) up to 20 tonnes.


Slewing mobile cranes are mobiles crane incorporating a boom or jib that can be slewed, but does not include a front-end loader, a backhoe, an excavator or other earth moving equipment, when configured for crane operation.


By the end of this course students will be able to:

  • plan for the work/task

  • prepare for the work/task

  • perform work/task 

  • pack up

Candidate requirements

  • Must have good verbal and written comprehension of the English language

  • Must be over 18 years of age

  • Must bring 2 forms of ID (1 x photo ID, 1 x other ID). Photo ID may include drivers licence, passport, proof of age card. Non-photo ID may include credit card, bank card, medicare card

  • Must have good general health and fitness for practicals (eg. physical work)

  • Must have basic mathematical skills and knowledge to work out formulas

  • Must wear long sleeved shirt, long leg pants and steel cap boots

  • Must hold a USI (unique student identifier) number. Click here for further information:

Max Students


Min Students


Due to the cost of running the slewing mobile crane course, it is essential to meet the min students of 2. If this isn't reached, you will be contacted 5 days prior and rescheduled.


Desert to Coast Training and Assessing is currently in the process of adding the above unit to our scope of practice. These units were previously assessed through a third party agreement with NRTAFE (RTO 52788) but will be unavailable until our scope has been updated.

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