Licence to Operate a Vehicle Loading Crane

(capacity 10 meter tonnes and above)

Course Brief


4 days (8am – 4pm)


  • Dubbo, NSW
  • Gunnedah, NSW
  • Orange, NSW

Course Fee

Price available on application 

(Please note: Discounts are available when numbers exceed single enrolments, contact us for further details) 

Course Description

This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to safely operate a vehicle loading crane with a Maximum Rated Capacity (MRC) of 10 metre tonnes or more. Competence in this unit, does not in itself result in a HRWL licence to operate this plant.

Vehicle loading crane means a crane mounted on a vehicle for loading and unloading the vehicle.
A person performing this work is required to hold a vehicle loading crane HRWL.
This unit requires a person operating a slewing vehicle loading crane with an MRC of 10 metre tonnes or more to:

  • Plan for the work/task

  • Prepare for the work/task

  • Perform work/task

  • Pack up

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Legislative and regulatory requirements are applicable to this unit of competency.

This unit is based on the licensing requirements of Part 4.5 of the Model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations and meets Commonwealth, State and Territory HRWL requirements.

The National Assessment Instrument (NAI) is the mandated assessment for the HRWL to operate the relevant licencing class as detailed in this unit.

Selection Criteria

  • Reading and writing – a learner will be able to read, comprehend and write a range of texts within a variety of contexts. 
  • Oral communication – a learner will be able to use and respond to spoken language including some unfamiliar material within a variety of contexts. 
  • Numeracy and mathematics – a learner will be able to recognise and use a variety of conventions and symbolism of formal mathematics. 


4 Days


  • 64 Barber St, Gunnedah, NSW, 2380. 
  • 15 Depot Rd, Dubbo NSW, 2830. 
  • 1 Leewood Drive, Orange NSW, 2800. 

Safety Requirement

As a minimum, participants are required to wear closed in shoes (no singlets will be permitted) 


Course Fee


(Please note: Discounts are available when numbers exceed single enrolments, contact us for further details) 

Administration Fee

A non-refundable Administration Fee of $100 is to be paid, this is included in the full course fee and is not additional to the fee shown above. 

Additional Fees 

Upon successful completion of the unit, to obtain a SafeWork NSW Vehicle Loading Crane Licence, participants are required to lodge an application at an Australia Post outlet and pay an application fee of $77.00 and provide 2 passport size photographs and 100 points of ID.


Mode of Assessment

Participants will be required to complete a written theory assessment and undertake a practical assessment. 

Resources Provided

  • All courseware and handouts
  • Morning tea and Lunch
  • PPE as required 

Recognition of Prior Learning

All individual students are offered the opportunity to apply for RPL, please see the Student Handbook or enquire at the RTO for the procedure on how to apply. 


Courses on offer

Contact Us

RTO Information

LDO Group Training Pty Ltd trading as LDO Training

16 Spitfire Place, Rutherford NSW 2320

(02) 4936 9000

RTO ID: 91268