basic lifting

Course Overview

Our course covers the elements of lifting operations in the resources and infrastructure industries. It includes planning for lifting, preparing for lifting and moving loads. Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors.

Through the combination of theory and practical training, this course provides participants with the necessary knowledge and skills required to safely attend to lifting operations.

Course Outline:   

    • Introduction
    • Relevant Australian Standards, Legislation and Regulations
    • OH&S policy
    • Codes of Practice
    • Manufacturers specifications and instructions
    • Hazard Identification and hazard prevention
    • Safe Working loads
    • Signals for moving loads
    • Conduct routine checks on lifting equipment
    • Materials, tools and plan work
    • Shift load

Course Inclusions:

  • Training will be conducted by one of our experienced trainer / assessors who have resource industry currency and supported by a strong knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations and industry standards.
  • Practical and theoretical activities drive the training experience to ensure that the training is engaging, interesting and relevant.
  • 8 hours of training. Up to 6 trainees per course. A typical course runs from 07:30-15:30

Participants must

Be at least 18 years of age

Equipment requirements

We supply all equipment necessary for you to undertake training.

For our public courses at our purpose-built training facility trainees must provide:



Appropriate clothing, closed-in footwear.


Students who are assessed as competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Australian Operator Training (RTO 41351).

National unit of competency

RIIHAN203E – Conduct lifting operations

Course Duration

8 hours


$750.00 pp for public courses.

For group bookings outside our public course schedule or at your location, please contact our office on 07 49822541