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Overhead Gantry Crane Operator (Pendant /​ Radio remote) (Micro-credential)

Major Oak Safety Training Limited

Subject area

Plant and Machine Operations


Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

To be eligible for entry, trainees can be individuals unemployed or in employment or engaging with work related to the following industries including:
- Crane industry
- Scaffolding and access industry
- Manufacturing
- Construction industry

Applicants should demonstrate an ability to succeed in tertiary study shown by the completion of any of the following qualifications or courses of study:

- NCEA Level 1 Literacy requirements
- Overseas crane operation courses
- Overseas load rigging courses

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this micro-credential is to provide a pathway into industries where the skill sets that are required are to operate a Pendant or Radio Remote Controlled Overhead Gantry crane. Industries that require these skills include:
- Crane
- Manufacturing
- Construction
- Engineering

On successful completion of the Micro-credential graduates will be capable of working with limited supervision within their respective industry whilst now holding pre-requisite units to go on to further training.

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

Freemasons New Zealand - National Office



$6,000 - one per Division.

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$1,500 USD Worldwide Student Scholarship

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (07) 868 2565

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