Licence to operate a personnel and materials hoist


This unit specifies the outcomes required to operate a builder’s hoist in which personnel, goods, and/or materials may be hoisted, and which comprises a car, structure, machinery, or other equipment associated with the hoist, and which may be a cantilever hoist, a tower hoist or a multiple winch operation.

Course Overview

What You Will Learn

In the Licence to Operate a Personnel and Materials Hoist course, participants will acquire vital skills for the safe and effective operation of hoisting equipment. The training covers essential aspects such as equipment handling, safety protocols, load management, and compliance with industry regulations. Through practical experiences and simulations, participants will develop the expertise needed to secure a license and operate personnel and materials hoists confidently, ensuring a secure and compliant approach to vertical transportation.

Course Topics Include

The course will give you skills and knowledge in the following topics:

  • WHS Information.
  • Planning task/work.
  • Select and prepare equipment.
  • Conduct hoist operations.
  • Shut down and secure hoist.

Course Cost

Full Fee:


CSQ Funded Fee:


Funding Available

CSQ Funding may be available for this course. Click here to learn more and apply: CSQ Funding
BERT funding may be available for this course. Contact us to find out more

Payment Options

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Course Duration

3 days




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Face-to-face classroom
Practical activity sessions

Eligible for funding?

As a registered provider of CSQ funding, you may be eligible to study some of our courses at a lower cost.

Funding criteria is as follows;

  • Australian or New Zealand citizen, and
  • A construction worker who has worked in the industry within the last 2 years, and
  • Reside permanently in Queensland.

If you are eligible, drop us a message and we can give you more information about reduced fees.

Course Details



Entry Requirements

Participants must:

  • Have at least an intermediate level of numeracy, literacy, and communication skills.
  • Have access to a suitable workplace to complete the on-the-job training component.

Delivery Details

This course is delivered over 3 days using a combination of face-to-face classroom and practical activity sessions. 6.30am – 3.00pm.

Class size: 8 students.

Course Outcomes

On successful completion of all relevant assessments (theory and practical) participants will receive a Statement of Attainment in completion of Licence to operate a personnel and materials hoist – CPCCLHS3001.

Flexible Training Solutions

Flexible training solutions

Our trainers and assessors can come to your workplace.

CSQ Funding

CSQ funding

CSQ funding is available for selected courses. 

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Group Training Discount

Group training discounts

We offer discounts for group training.

What others have to say

"Caring, patient, helped me overcome my mental barriers. Excellent method of teaching, practical and thorough"

"Best trainer, he was calm, knowledgeable, and very accommodating to all students."

"The trainer knew how to connect with everyone in the course and he was very knowledgeable."

"The learning resources and trainer were great. The textbook had all the information and the trainer was very good delivering the information."

Send an Enquiry

If you have any questions about this course, such as the next start dates, or our offerings such as discount pricing for groups, custom courses for business then send us a message and we will be in touch to help.
Or give us a call on 0407 591765 to talk to us directly.

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