Tower Crane

R5,000.00

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria:

 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1
Demonstrate knowledge of the functions of a tower crane.
ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1
The main functions of Tower Crane’s are explained in terms of manufacturer’s specifications.
ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2
The operation of all major components is explained in terms of their functions.
ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3
All safety features and warning devices on the crane are identified, and their purposes explained in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications.
ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4
The maximum operating capacities are explained in terms of the designed crane capabilities.
ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5
Warnings from crane indicators and gauges are explained according to manufacturer’s specifications.
ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6
Corrective actions are described or demonstrated in terms of neutralising warnings received.
PURPOSE OF THIS COURSE
The qualifying learner is capable of:

Demonstrating an integrated practical and theoretical grounding in Crane Operations according to safe handling and maintenance practices in compliance with crane manufacturer’s and legislated standards.

The contribution to The National Skills Development Strategy is the key developmental interface between learners and new competencies to be achieved.

Learners who master the applied competence described in this unit standard will contribute to the development of a professional community of Civil Engineering Construction Crane Operators who are able to competently use science and technology when applying operation techniques

The contribution to socio-economic transformation is that learners will be able to undergo RPL-assessment and thereby receive recognition for previous learning and experience. This in turn will enhance the employability and career prospects of learners employed in this sector.

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