(EWP) – Elevated Work Platform

TLILIC2005 - Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)

This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to safely operate a boom-type elevating work platform where the length of the boom is 11 metres or more. Boom-type elevating work platform means a telescoping device, hinged device, or articulated device, or any combination of these, used to support a platform on which personnel, equipment and materials may be elevated.

A person performing this work is required to hold a boom-type elevating work platform high risk work (HRW) licence. This unit requires a person operating a boom-type elevating work platform to plan the work, conduct routine checks, set up elevating work platform, operate elevating work platform, and shut down and secure elevating work platform.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

This unit is based on the licensing requirements of Part 4.5 of the Model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations, HRW and meets Commonwealth, state and territory HRW licensing requirements. Any alteration to this unit would result in a unit that would not be acceptable to work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) regulators for the purpose of licensing.

Foundation Skills

Employment Skills To:
  • Operate a boom-type elevating work platform with a boom length of 11 metres or more in different types of workplaces transferring key principles of safe operation to different contexts
  • Improve own performance in safely and efficiently operating a boom-type elevating work platform by incorporating learnings from different workplaces and different conditions into current performance
Numeracy Skills To:
  • Interpret numerical information including:
  • Selecting appropriate boom-type elevating work platform in accordance with load and workplace conditions
  • Load weight assessment, to ensure compliance with boom-type elevating work platform data plate specifications
  • Controlling and monitoring instrument readings
Language Skills To:
  • Use and interpret vocabulary specific to boom-type elevating work platform operations and workplace procedures to communicate with other workplace personnel
  • Use non-verbal feedback to support effective communication
  • Use relevant two-way radio conventions
Literacy (Reading) Skills To:
  • Interpret documentation that includes technical specificity including:
  • Boom-type elevating work platform data plate
  • Plant operation manuals and manufacturer specifications
  • Workplace procedures, including emergency plan
  • Workplace signage and labels
Literacy (Writing) Skills To:
  • Accurately record and maintain information relating to operating a boom-type elevating work platform including:
  • Incident reports
  • Vehicle checking and maintenance records
Self-Management Skills To:
  • Implement risk control measures
  • Initiate emergency management strategies

What to Bring

  • 100 points of Identification (this must include one (1) form of current photo identification e.g Car Licence/Passport), Medicare card.
  • Completed Pre-Course Learning Resources.
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