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TLILIC0040 Licence to operate a non-slewing mobile crane (greater than 3 tonnes capacity) - Worksafe CN Licence

2023-10-23 10:54:38

This course is mandatory for anyone who wishes to operate a mobile non-slewing crane with capacity of 3 tonnes and above. This is a WorkSafe High Risk Licence - Class "CN" Licence. 

Non – Slewing mobile crane (CN) course covers the operation of a non slewing mobile crane with an RC greater than 3 tonnes capacity in safe operating condition including appropriate log books, load charts and operators manuals, that complies with relevant state and territory regulation requirements or such as those described in AS1418. 

Competence in this unit does not allow for driving an articulated mobile crane on a main or public road. In order to drive on a main or public road, a valid heavy vehicle licence, issued by a transport regulator, is required.

Course Details:


Worksafe Licence


High Risk Licence - CN

Course Code:


TLILIC0040 Licence to operate a non-slewing mobile crane (greater than 3 tonnes capacity)



4 X 8 Hour Days (plus at home-learning requirement).



Go Workplace Training has training venues in Clayton in Victoria and offers this training course onsite for groups of 3 or more.

Dress Requirements


Safety shoes and appropriate clothing (High visibility vests, hard hats and all other required PPE can be provided)

Equipment Required


Where training and assessment takes place at a Go Workplace Training facility, all equipment is supplied.  For on-site training, the equipment required is discussed at the time of booking to ensure that the site is suitable for the course.

Resources Required


All resources are supplied including trainees guide, workbook, resource materials, assessment paperwork and administrative documentation.

Entry Requirements



  • Candidates must be atleast 18 years of age
  • Can use the English language at a level that enables the safe performance of high risk work. 
  • Participants are required to have general good health and fitness and any pre-existing medical conditions that will affect the training must be disclosed prior to attending.
  • To obtain a Victorian Worksafe Licence, applicants must reside in Victoria or, if they reside elsewhere, have a valid reason for obtaining the licence in Victoria

Course Description


This course has both theory and practical components. Students are required to complete written questions, prior to commencement of the face-to-face training. Students are provided with two days face-to-face training of theory & practical components.  The third day is a revision and assessment day (may also extend to Day 4).
Assessment is conducted using GWPT Activity Book and Worksafe's approved National Assessment Instrument.  Under closed book assessment conditions, students will be required to complete a:
  • Written test with 120 questions, 114 answered correctly (95%)
  • Calculations test with 12 questions, all answered correctly (100%).  
  • Practical assessment
At the successful completion of this course, participants will be able to safely operate a non-slewing crane (over 3T) and be able to apply a working knowledge of the OH&S and regulatory requirements in accordance with Worksafe standards.  This includes:
  • Conducting Pre-Start Checks
  • Operating a Non-Slewing Crane (over 3 tonne) in a safe manner
  • Preparing to drive an articulated mobile crane on road
  • Driving an articulated mobile crane
  • Correctly shutting down the machine



At the successful completion of this course, participants will receive a Statement of Attainment for the unit of competency, and an email, with a link to access a Notice of Assessment (which acts as a temporary licence for 60 days).  Participants are required to lodge their Notice of Assessment on the My WorkSafe Portal or at Australia Post and pay the Worksafe Licence fee within the 60 days to obtain an ongoing CN Licence from Worksafe (sent via post or available on the My WorkSafe Portal).