Scissor/Vertical Lifts and Truck/Trailer mounted EWP's
No Licence is required for a boom type EWP with a boom length of 10.99m or less.
However, the WHS ACT 2012 states that the PCBU must ensure the operator receives adequate information, training, instruction
and supervision by a competent person in the safe use of any mobile plant in a workplace.
To confuse matters, a Scissor Lift is not defined as a boom type EWP (ie does not have the capacity to slew).
A Licence to Operate a Boom Type EWP (11m or more boom length) TLILIC0005 does not technically cover you for Scissor Lift or Vertical Mast Lift operation as they are usually somewhat different in function and rescue control operation.
HRWS offers nationally recognised training in Scissor Lifts, Vertical Mast Lifts or Trailer/Truck Mounted EWP's dependent on your specific requirements.
Operate elevating work platform RIIHAN301E
(Scissor Lift, Vertical Lift and Boom Lift, under 11m)
Outcome: Nationally recognised statement of attainment and a competency card
Course Duration: 6 hours as a stand alone course (experience, competency and class size dependent) or
2 hours when added to the 2 day EWP TLILIC0005 (11m or more boom length) HRWL training course
Location: Onsite or offsite, statewide
Pre-requisites: Must be 16 years of age and possess good language, literacy and numeracy skills
What to bring: USI Number (https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi). Biscuits, tea, coffee and drinks are provided. There are many takeaway food options nearby or feel free to bring your own lunch
PPE requirements: Safety boots, long pants and Hi Vis short/long sleeve shirt.
Introduction to the WHS Act 2012, COPS’s and A/S
Risk assessment/Hierachy of control
Detailed theory component
Scissor Lift pre-start inspection and fault identification
Plan and prepare for work
Intensive practical component
Safely navigate site hazards
Conduct various simulated Scissor Lift tasks
Scissor Lift shut down and post-operational inspection
Plan and prepare for operating an elevating work platform
Operate elevating work platform in line with established requirements to complete work activity
Conduct housekeeping activities
Application of the Unit
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to operate an elevating work platform at any height.
This unit applies to those working in operational roles.
The work required in this unit relates to the National Standard for High Risk Work but this unit does not provide the licence. Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements that may apply to this unit can vary between states, territories and industry sectors, and must be sourced prior to applying this unit.
This unit alone does not provide sufficient skill to independently load and unload equipment. To perform this activity safely, personnel must either complete or be assisted by someone who has completed RIIHAN308F Load and Unload Plant or equivalent.