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Operate elevating work platform

This course provides the skills and knowledge required to operate Scissor Lifts (SL) and Boom Lifts (BL) with a height under 11 meters (not the high-risk licence) safely and competently. This course has been developed by the EWPA in consultation with members and industry with the intention to assist operators, employers, equipment owners and manufactures to comply with the Work, Health & Safety legislations.


1 day/8 hours (Face to Face) - 8:00am to 4:30pm

Note: A Participant Workbook will be provided to you on payment of training. We ask that you read and familiarise yourself with the content prior to attending on the day.


  • Theory Assessment
  • Practical Assessment

Entry Requirements

Participants MUST:

  • Be 18 years of age to be issued with a full licence; or
  • Be at least 16 years of age for a restricted ‘R’ licence (requiring supervision by a fully licenced operator with the same tickets). Once 18 you will be required to contact the EWPA on 1800 015 166 to arrange your upgrade to the full licence.
  • Be an Australian/New Zealand Citizen or hold an eligible VISA
  • Have the ability to read, write and understand basic English and carry out basic mathematical calculations.
  • Be able to work at heights.

Course Fees

  • $630.00 AUD (GST exempt)
  • $240.00 AUD (GST exempt) with a valid CITB
  • $567.00 AUD (GST exempt) MBA Discounted Fee (without CITB Subsidy)
  • $216.00 AUD (GST exempt) MBA Discounted Gap Fee (with CITB Subsidy)

Courses must be paid for on booking unless alternative arrangements have been made. Training will not be confirmed until payment has been received

Subsidised Training

This course may be subsidised by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) for eligible participants visit https://citb.org.au/construction-workers-or-apprentices/short-course-funding to apply.

Note: Tuition and incidental fees will still require contribution by learners if eligible for funding



  • Plan and prepare for operating an elevating work platform
  • Conduct work activities from elevating work platform
  • Carry out operator maintenance
  • Clean up

Learner Requirements

PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

To be supplied by participant:

  • Safety Boots (steel cap)
  • Safety glasses
  • Work pants (work shorts accepted)
  • Long-sleeved shirt (for WHS reasons please do not wear excessively loose clothing)
  • High visibility vest (high visibility shirt/jumper is acceptable) • Sun protection as required


On successful completion of all requirements of this course, learners will be issued with:

  1. A Statement of Attainment for RIIHAN301E – Operate elevating work platform
  2. Yellow Card NB: this card is issued (at no cost) by EWPA not by ATEC

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Nationally Recognised Training

This course is available at: Lonsdale and Ottoway

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