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Mobile Crane Operator Courses

A Mobile Crane Operator moves equipment and goods around a building site or other setting. You’ll operate mobile crane controls to lift materials and place them where they are required. Mobile Crane Operators might work closely with other professionals on site to receive direction and instructions.

Mobile Crane Operators should have excellent technical skills and be able to operate equipment safely and efficiently. It’s important you can follow instructions and communicate clearly with colleagues. Mobile Crane Operators should be safety focused and be able to work well in a team environment.

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Popular Mobile Crane Operator Courses

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Mobile Crane Operator earn?

In Australia, a full time Mobile Crane Operator generally earns $1,400 per week ($72,800 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Mobile Crane Operator?

This industry has seen an increase in employment numbers in recent years. There are currently 16,100 people working as a Mobile Crane Operator in Australia and this figure is expected to reach 17,000 by 2025. Mobile Crane Operators may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Mobile Crane Operator?

A Certificate III in Mobile Crane Operations is an ideal qualification if you’re planning a career as a Mobile Crane Operator. This course will give you the skills to operate a range of mobile cranes and work platforms. You’ll cover a range of topics including mobile crane maintenance and safety procedures and operations.

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