Operate an Electric Travelling Crane (Cab Controlled) C31

Unit Standard Title

Operate an Electric Travelling Crane (Cab Controlled) C31

Unit Standard ID


NQF Level

Level 2




Refresher: 1 Day
Novice: 5 Days

SDL Number for Ikaheng


Entry Level

Learning assumed to be in place:

NQF Level 1 Numeracy and NQF Level 1 Literacy

The operator should be declared physically fit and have completed an eyesight test (such as the Orthorator test, the Purdue University Test No. 3, etc.) and an industry recognized depth perception and hand-eye co-ordination test.

It is assumed that people starting to learn towards this unit standard have already undergone company induction, have an appropriate license to operate in the work area, and are competent in unit standards which address:

  • Relevant code of practice
  • Occupational health, safety and general housekeeping
  • Mechanical awareness and plant appreciation
Purpose Of Unit Standard

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 manufacturers 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.

Course Outcomes

Specific Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the functions of a cab controlled overhead crane.
  • Identify the safety and suitability of the crane.
  • Apply the recognised methods for inspecting and recording the operational fitness of all components of the crane.
  • Operate a cab controlled overhead crane.
  • Summative assessment is conducted by Ikaheng
  • Original certified ID per learner
  • Proof of medical & eye test, not older than 3 months per learner
  • Proof of highest school certificate per learner for novice participants
  • Proof of previous license for refresher participants
  • A certificate of competence is issued
Costing Per Course
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