Course Content

This course is designed to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to safely operate a Vehicle Loading Crane (capacity 10 metre tonnes and above).  The course includes:

  • Planning work
  • Conducting routine checks
  • Setting up crane
  • Transferring load
  • Mobile load
  • Shutting down and securing crane

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum 18 years
  • 100 points ID check
  • Basic command of English language
  • Basic ability in mathematics for formulas and load chart calculations
  • Must have necessary health and fitness to carry our duties safely


  • National High Risk Licence (CV) – issued by SafeWork NSW
  • Statement of Attainment – issued by HPA Training

Duration and Cost

  • 3 days training inclusive of assessment – HPA Training
  • 1-day High Risk Licence assessment – SafeWork NSW
  • Total of 4 days
  • $1,250.00 (Note: this does not cover the application fee to process your High-Risk Work Licence at the Post Office)

Mode of Assessment

Assessments both theory and practical will be explained to students at the commencement of the course and conducted throughout the course duration.  Some Examples of assessment will be group participation, theory questions, work type activities and practical demonstrations and observations.


Training/assessment can be conducted at HPA Training’s agreed site – Borger Cranes, 40 Kilto Crescent, Glendenning NSW or at your site providing the following requirements are met:

  • Signed agreement to train on site
  • All necessary equipment on HPA Training’s equipment list available and in good condition
  • Training room with tables, chairs and screen (or blank wall for a projector)

What to bring

  • High Vis clothing
  • Steel capped boots
  • Safety helmet
  • 100 points of ID
  • Unique Student Identifier Number – if you need help with this our trainer will help you on the day.

Your rights and obligations

Please refer to HPA Student Handbook on our website including RPL, Language, Literacy and Numeracy support, Privacy, Refund, Complaints and Appeals and cancellation policy.

Support Services

If you have any concerns regarding your Language, Literacy & Numeracy ability please ring HPA Office and speak to one of our trainers who can advise you on what support we can offer you.