EWP (Under 11m)

Duration:1 day
Cost (pp):$400
Location:On site
Entry Requirements:

No pre-requisites


Elevating Work Platform (Boom Lift) Under 11 Metre

As part of their “duty of care” an employer has to provide staff with a safe workplace. The Work Health and Safety Act and Regulations states that operators of plant equipment must undergo activity based instruction and training.

A Yellow Card provides ‘evidence of training’ for the following equipment: Boom Lift and Knuckle Boom (under 11m) The course structure is structured to Elevating Work Platforms (under 11mtr) in general, delivering a broad overview.

Topics Covered

  • Site Inspections and Hazard Identification/Controls
  • Work Safely near powerlines
  • Use of Operators Logbook
  • Safety Harness fitting and use
  • Identify compliance plates
  • Conduct Pre Operational checks
  • Practical Safe Operation
  • Emergency Descent Procedures
  • Verbal/Written and Practical Assessment

If two types of lift are required (eg Scissor Lift and Boom Lift under 11m) the second fee will be $100.00 providing the two are completed on the same day.

All participants meeting the assessment criteria will be issued an Elevating Work Platform Association ‘Trained Operator’ Yellow Photo Card, specific to the type of EWP you have been trained in the use of i.e. Boom Lift, Scissor Lift, Vertical Lift, Trailer Lift or Truck Mount.

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This course is delivered by Achieve Training & Assessment Services (RTO 90659). 

Units of Competency:

Operate elevating work platform (under 11 metres)

Assessment Type:Theory and practical
Course Expires After:Does not expire
Delivery Method:Face to face
What to Bring and Wear:
  • Work boots
  • Sleeved shirt
  • Long pants
Third Party Arrangement

Training Ahead delivers this through a third party partnership with Achieve Training & Assessment Services (RTO 90659)


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