Tower Cranes & Self-Erecting Tower Cranes There are two types of Tower Crane licences; One being the CPCCLTD4001A licence to operate a tower crane and the other is CPCCLTC4002A licence to operate a self-erecting tower crane. What is the difference?

CPCCLTD4001A licence to operate a tower crane

Tower Cranes are stationery.  They are primarily used in high rise building construction and are in operation for long periods of time.  These cranes are transported to job sites and then must be assembled using a mobile crane.  They are mainly used in the construction industry, but they are also used in the manufacturing process of heavy or big equipment.  The capability to raise and lower different kinds of loads and to move them horizontally and vertically, is the reason cranes are widely used.  A tower crane can be operated using a remote control or via a cabin if one is installed.

CPCCLTC4002A licence to operate a self-erecting tower crane

Self-erecting tower cranes are designed to be easily and swiftly transported and erected.  A self-erecting tower crane “folds up” upon itself, generally in four or more sections, when being prepared for transport.  From the time crane erection begins until the crane is fully unfolded, calibrated and tested is a matter of hours, typically two or three.  A self-erecting tower crane can only be operated using a remote control.

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    Recommendations Licence to perform dogging, the purpose of this course is to provide the underpinning knowledge and skills to perform dogging safely. Dogging consists of the application of slinging techniques to move a load (including the selection and inspection of lifting gear) and the directing of a crane/hoist operator in the movement of a load when the load is out of view of the crane/hoist operator.

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