About this Course

Course Description:

This course covers the requirements to obtain your High Risk Work Licence (Class CB).

A Bridge and Gantry Crane HRW CB Licence is required to operate a bridge or gantry crane that is:

  • controlled from a permanent cabin or control station on the crane, or
  • remotely controlled with more than three powered operations, for example:
    • a single hoist with four powered motions
    • multiple hoists with four or more powered motions
      (e.g. two non-synchronised hoists would typically have at least five powered operations—traversing by two, hoisting by two and travelling.)

What is a powered motion?

Each of the following a considered 1 powered motion.

  • North/south travel
  • East/west travel
  • Hoist up/down
  • Rotating attachment—this also includes the application of load estimation and slinging techniques to move a load.


Public courses run at Kallibr Training’s facility in Brisbane.

Private training can be organised at your site in NSW and QLD if your site meets the following training and assessment requirements:

  • A Bridge or Gantry Crane in safe/serviceable condition that is controlled from a permanent cabin or control station on the crane, or remotely controlled with more than three powered operations.
  • A room with table/s and chairs, access to power, a blank wall/projector screen or a large TV for a presentation.
  • A safe operating area for practical training.
  • Suitable loads and lifting gear (Call to discuss with our team)

Course Outline

  • Public courses available in Brisbane.
  • Onsite training available in NSW and QLD.
  • Nationally recognised.
  • Online booking available.

Course Availability & Pricing

Please see our public course dates below. If there are no dates available or you would like to arrange a private course at your site or ours, then please select the ‘Private courses’ button.

More information

What is a Bridge Crane?

A bridge crane:

  • consists of a bridge beam or beams that are mounted to end carriages at each end
  • is capable of travelling along elevated runways, and
  • has one or more hoisting mechanisms arranged to traverse across the bridge.

What is a Gantry Crane?

A gantry crane:

  • consists of a bridge beam or beams supported at one or both ends by legs mounted to end carriages
  • is capable of travelling on supporting surfaces or deck levels, whether fixed or not, and
  • has a crab with one or more hoisting units

Course Outcomes

Learning Outcome

On completion of the course, participants will have gained the following skills and knowledge to:

  • Plan Operations: Hazard management and consultation
  • Pre-operational Inspections: Crane and associated equipment
  • Set up: Crane and lifting equipment
  • Transfer Loads: Shift loads with slings or lifting devices
  • Conclude Operations: Shut down and secure crane following site specific procedures


A nationally recognised Statement of Attainment in TLILIC0016 – Licence to operate a bridge and gantry crane and a High Risk Work licence Class CB will be issued through the WHS authority in your jurisdiction if you successfully complete your High Risk Work licence assessment and application.

Important Information

If a participant withdraws from a qualification/unit, with less than seven (7) business days notice prior to commencement, Kallibr Training reserves the right to retain the 30% administration booking fee.

No refund will be provided within two (2) business days prior to commencement. No refund will be permitted after course commencement or if a participant fails to attend on the scheduled commencement date.

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