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CPCCLHS3001A Licence to operate a personnel and materials hoist



This course is based upon the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work in the licencing class of Personnel and Materials Hoist Operation.This course will give participants the necessary skills to operate a builder's hoist in which personnel, goods and/or materials may be hoisted, and which comprises a car, structure, machinery or other equipment associated with the hoist, and which may be a cantilever hoist, a tower hoist or a multiple winch operation. Included in this definition are situations where winches may be configured to operate as hoists for the transportation of personnel for licensing purposes.



 2 days


Retail Price - $ 450.00

Members Price - $360.00

CTF Subsidy - Available on this course for eligible candidates.



 6 x Participants


- Students must be an minimum of 18 years to complete this course as per the requirements of the Standards for persons performing High Risk Work.
- All Students must have basic English reading and writing skills, interpreters will not be allowed in this course.
- Sound maths skills are essential to be able to complete this training as a large component of the theory section involves maths.
- Students who suffer from any learning difficulties need to let CSTC Training Staff know prior to the start of the course.

** As of January 1st 2015 all students will require a Unique Student Identifier (USI) to obtain their Statement of Attainment or qualification when studying a nationally recognised training course with CSTC. 


- WA OHS Policies and Procedures
- Australian Standards
- accurately record and maintain information relating to personnel and materials hoist operations
- communication techniques in the workplace including bells, lights, intercom and use of two-way radios
- conduct personnel and materials hoist operations
- operate emergency brake and decent system
- hazards associated with the operation of the personnel and materials hoist are identified, risks are assessed and effective hazard prevention/control measures for those hazards identified and put into place
- inspect personnel and materials hoist equipment, safety equipment and installation for safe operation including general maintenance
- communication skills at a level sufficient to communicate with other site personnel (e.g. receive and interpret work instructions, safety information, emergency procedures)
- verify problems and equipment faults and demonstrate appropriate response.
- weight of the load is determined from labels, markings or load paperwork
- level of literacy to be able to read and comprehend manufacturer's instructions, procedures and safety signs
- Commonwealth, state or territory OHS legislation, standards and codes of practice relevant to the full range of processes for the hoist class
- hoist operations and operating techniques
- understanding of the hierarchy of hazard identification and control
- materials safety data sheets and requirements for safe movement of materials
- organisational and workplace standards, requirements, policies and procedures for conducting operations for the hoist class
- procedures for the recording, reporting and maintenance of workplace records and information
- rated capacity and working load limits
- typical routine problems encountered in the operation of a personnel and materials hoist, inspection techniques and adjustments required for correction.



- Knowledge
- Calculations
- Practical



This course is delivered face to face at our premesis of 107 Radium Street Welshpool WA 6106.



Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive the following:

- National Recognised Statement of Attainment for the unit : CPCCLHS3001A Licence to operate a personnel and materials hoist
- Notice of Assessment for High Risk Work issued by the Worksafe Assessor on Completion of the course.


Once you have successfully completed the course you will the be required to submit your Statement of Attainment, Notice of Assessment and Licencing application form to WorkSafe WA with the required application fee of $100 for a new application or $78.50 for additon to a current licence.


Full payment for the course must be made at the time of booking. As per CSTC Terms and Conditions.


If you are unable to attend you must notify CSTC within 2 working days prior to the course commencement. A cancellation fee of HALF the full course cost will be imposed to all
persons or companies who do not advise the CSTC of any nonattendance.

As per CSTC Terms and Conditions.


The unit of competency CPCCLHS3001A Licence to opeate a personnel and materials hoist forms part of the Qualification CPC30711 Certificate III in Rigging. This will be recognised through Recognition of Current Competency's (RCC) by Registered Training Originations (RCC) who are scoped to deliver this Qualification.



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