Overhead gantry crane

Course Overview

Our gantry or overhead crane course includes the theoretical and practical components to meet the skills and knowledge required to operate an electric gantry or overhead crane with three (3) or less movements (south/north, east/west, up/down) for lifting and shifting loads.

Course Outline:   

  • Risk assessments and controls
  • Pre-start inspections
  • Identifying lifting equipment
  • Reporting and recording faults
  • Calculating volume and weights
  • Lifting and shifting loads safely
  • Shut down and stow equipment and crane

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.
  • 1 days 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

RIIHAN305D – Operate a gantry or overhead crane

Course Duration

8 hours


$525.00 pp for public courses.

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