HRETDs Mobilift crane training course details
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mobilift cranes
SAQA unit standard: 244406 (NCOP code: C43)
Field: Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology
NQF level:  02 (6 credits)
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Maximum learners per group: Four learners
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Novice training duration: Five days
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Re-certification training duration: One day
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HRETDs Mobilift crane training course details
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Quality in-service training solutions for mining and industry in the SACD region
HRETD offers training in the SADC regions and beyond
PO Box 4252, The Reeds, Centurion 0158
Tel: +27(0)12 661 6721 Cell: +27(0)78 389 5248
Email: info@hretd.co.za
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Training requirments
Advanced driving
Crane operations
Heavy cranes
Mobile cranes
Mobilifts
Overhead cranes (Cabin)
Overhead cranes (Pendant)
Single girder hoists
Telescopic materials handler
Truck mounted cranes
Tower cranes
Lift trucks
Lifting operations
Earth moving plant
Construction plant
Scaffolding
Construction site safety
Health and safety
Workshop & powertools
Landscaping tools
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Included in this mutimedia training programme The mobilift mechanical handler course is designed for both novice and experienced operators. Upon achieving the objectives of the above unit standard, operators will be permitted to operate a mobilift in the working environment, having learnt not only the main components, mechanical principles and operating controls, but also operational checks and procedures, lift planning, working and travelling safely with loads, correct rigging and inspection practices, identifying cargo and maintaining the necessary documentation required by the employer.

Entry requirments

Candidates must be 18 years and over, have a Grade 10 certificate or NQF2 equivalent, and appropriate heavy vehicle driver license.

For any queries regarding the requirements and conditions of mobilift training, feel free to contact our skills development advisor for more information.


Materials handling and lifting operations training

Each learner will recieve

Mobilift operator training

Crane operator training


Course content

Getting to know the Mobilift (component identification)

Basic mechanical appreciation of Mobilift cranes

Legislation

We take learners over the legal responsibilities in a nutshell, Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993, Mine Health and Safety Act of 1996 and the use of protective clothing.

Safety precautions during Mobilift crane operations

We discuss operator physical requirements, pre-operation safety requirements, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), safety precautions during pre-operation checks, while setting up the mobilift, during operations and refuelling and safety regulations concerning parking and shutdown procedures.

Walk-around and start-up checks, shutdown and refuelling procedures

Principles of leverage, centre of gravity and stability

Load charts, range diagrams and load moment indicators

Setting up the mobilift for a lift, ground conditions, wind proximity hazards

We cover the issues when using a crane over ground conditions, proximity hazards and the effects of wind.

Planning a lift, conditions affecting capacity, power line clearances and procedures after contact

Estimating the size and weight of loads

Safe lifting practice and Mobilift cranes

Advantages and disadvantages of using steel-wire ropes, inspections of steel-wire ropes, safety precautions when using a steel-wire rope on any rigging and slinging task, synthetic woven webbing slings, inspections on synthetic webbing slings, advantages and disadvantages of using chain slings, inspection on chain slings, hand signals and sling angles.

Assessment methods

We conduct a formative theoretical assessment at the beginning of the course to gauge the learner’s initial understanding (novices only). At the end of the training, a summative theoretical, as well as a practical application assessment is conducted, and the learner is found competent, and if not, additional developmental areas are identified and suggested.

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TETA accreditedTraining programme accreditation

This training programme is registered and accredited by the Construction Education and Training Authority (CETA) in accordance with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) unit standard number 262747 and Department of Labour requirments, and the Namibian Training Autority.

HRETD certification policy

This training programme is registered and accredited by the Construction Education and Training Authority (CETA) in accordance with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) unit standard number 262747 and Department of Labour requirments, and the Namibian Training Autority.

HRETD offers training programmes, from short skills courses to train the trainer courses. We specialise in legal compliance training that is accredited with the TETA and CETA when it comes to technical training, operator training, in service training and onsite training. Our assessors and facilitator trainers responsible for assessment, recertification and certification offer effective training that is Cost effective, competitively priced and affordable in the SADC region including Namibia. We also offer course development. For the transport and logistics industry we offer driver training, advanced driver training and Dangerous goods by road training, as well as diesel locomotive shunting and Fuel bowser training. Rigid heavy vehicle, tip truck, vehicle combination and Water cart training are also offered. When it comes to crane operations training, the lifting machines we specialise in are Heavy cranes and Mobile cranes, as well as Mobilifts, Cabin Overhead cranes, Pendant Overhead cranes and Single girder hoists. We also do Telescopic materials handler, sometimes called Telehandlers and Truck mounted cranes, sometimes called HIAB and Tower cranes. We train on a variety of lift trucks and forklift including counterbalanced lift truck, Advanced defined purpose lift trucks, defined purpose lift trucks and Side loader lift trucks. We also do rough terrain lift trucks, Reach trucks and Pedestrian stackers. Besides these, we also train on order pickers, Side loaders, Very narrow aisle lift trucks and Rail mounted stackers. We give a variety of lifting equipment and lifting operations training including Basic rigging, Banksman and Lifting equipment inspection. We also offer Safe lifting practise training. When it comes to earthmoving plant, we do articulated dump trucks, Concrete dumpers, Excavators and Face shovels. Also offered is Front end loaders, Graders and Rigid dump trucks. We specialise in training for Scrapers, Skid steer loaders and TLBs. Other earthmoving training includes Track type dozers, Tractors and Wheeled dozers (bulldozers). Tractor loader backhoe and dumpers are also offered. Our construction plant training courses includes Asphalt pavers, MEWP (also called cherry picker or mobile elevating works platform), rock breaker and jackhammer, rollers (road rollers) and Tyre handler attachments. When it comes to scaffolding training, we give scaffolding erecting and scaffold inspection – basically scaffolding safety which complies with SANS 10085 – 2004. Our health and safety training includes Construction Regulations 2014 overview or in depth, Construction site flagman and Excavation safety inspection. We also do Ladder inspection, Site safety awareness and Working at heights (also referred to as heights safety or fall arrest as well as Accident/incident investigation and Confined space entry. We offer accredited Fire fighting level 1 and Fire fighting level 2, as well as accredited First aid level 1 and First aid level 2 training. Other safety training we offer is General housekeeping, Handling HAZMAT and Health and safety rep (also called SHE rep and SHEQ), permissions training such as Hot work permissions, Lockout and isolation (also called Lockout Tagout training) We cover the OHS in depth and we have an overview course. We provide Stacking and storing and Stacking and storing HAZMAT (Hazardous materials) training. We train in powertools safety (correctly written power tools) such as Angle grinders, Boilermaking techniques (and welding and arc cutting), Cut-off saws and general Workshop safety including hand tools. When it comes to landscaping (both horticulture and agricultural), we offer Brush cutters, Chainsaws and Lawnmower training.