About this Course

Course Description:

This course covers the requirements for operating a gantry or overhead crane which is controlled by pendant or wireless remote.

Successfully completing this course will allow you to operate any gantry, bridge, jib or wall mounted crane with three (3) or less powered motions.

Short/Cross travel is one motion; Long/Length travel is a second motion; and Hoist raise or Hoist lower is a third motion.

This course does not cover the requirements for a gantry or overhead crane with four (4) or more powered motions. A High Risk Work Licence (class CB) is required for this type of crane.


Public courses run at Kallibr Training (RTO 32365) locations in Brisbane and Sydney.

Private training can be organised and conducted onsite if the following training and assessment requirements are met:

  • Training room with tables, chairs and screen (or blank wall for a projector)
  • Suitable clear operating area
  • Gantry or other overhead crane (with current service history, free from faults and operator manual present)
  • Suitable load and lifting gear

Course Outline

  • Available at Salisbury and Ingleburn.
  • Onsite training available
  • Nationally recognised
  • Group discounts 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.

Course Outcomes

Learning Outcome

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

  • 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 park crane following site specific procedures


A nationally recognised Statement of Attainment.

Further Information

Are doggers required when using a bridge or gantry crane?

A Dogging HRW Licence or one of the three rigging HRW licences1 is required by: any person other than a licensed bridge or gantry crane operator, who exercises judgement in the estimation of a load or selection of the slinging method and lifting equipment when slinging a load on any bridge or gantry crane, or any person who directs any bridge or gantry crane operator in the movement of the load where the load is out of view of the crane operator.

What are bridge and gantry cranes?

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.
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 arranged to travel across the bridge.

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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