GANT – Gantry (Overhead) Crane Cluster (RIIHAN203D, RIIHAN305D)

Course Name: GANT - Gantry (Overhead) Crane Cluster (RIIHAN203D, RIIHAN305D)
Course Code: GANT
Course Duration: 1 Day
Training Plans: Operate a Gantry or Overhead Crane

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.

IMPORTANT: 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.


The course will be based on theoretical sessions, equipment demonstrations and practical exercises.

While the training for the two units is delivered concurrently, each Unit of Competency is assessed as a discrete unit.

Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Riklan Emergency Management Services (RTO 51994)

Entry Requirements:

Language, literacy and numeracy requirements from the unit are:
- Writing is required to the level of completing written assessments.
- Numeracy is required to enable the determination of similar activities.

Equipment and Materials:

Arrive in suitable attire, including long pants and closed-in shoes if undertaking practical training.

Mode of Delivery:

Face to face and practical hands-on training conducted by an experienced instructor with strong knowledge of relevant legislation and Australian Standards.

Units of Competence:
CodeUnit NameType
RIIHAN203D Conduct Lifting Operations
RIIHAN305D Operate a Gantry or Overhead Crane

If you are a new or continuing student undertaking nationally recognised training, you need a USI in order to receive your qualification or statement of attainment for this unit.

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