RIIHAN301E Operate Elevating Work Platform


Course outline and delivery information


Operate elevating work platform is aimed at providing the necessary skills and knowledge to operate ALL SIZE scissor lifts, vertical-lifts, trailer-mounted lifts and boom types under 11 metres safely and efficiently. The course is a mixture of in class theory, practical demonstration and assessment covering all aspect of operation including legislation; hazards and risk control; planning; pre-use inspections; and safe operation of the machinery.

Any person who holds this EWP ticket, can operate any if the above machinery, it does not cover the operation of the boom lift over 11m this requires the completion of TLILIC0005 Licence to operate a boom type elevating work platform (boom length over 11mts) and a High Risk Work Licence.

The training is delivered face to face and typically takes a maximum of 8 hours to complete depending on group size and experience. Courses can be delivered from one of our locations or on site providing the correct equipment is available.

Sheer Workplace Training is responsible for the quality of the training plan and assessment and will be issuing the statement of attainments for this unit, RTO number 45597.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course; however, participants will need to demonstrate sufficient english language, literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills to operate successfully and complete this course. There are no prerequisite, entry, work-placement, licensing, certification or pre course study requirements for this course.

Personal safety clothing must be provided by the student and worn during training. Sheer Workplace Training facility will provide additional safety equipment which must be worn throughout the practical aspect of the training.

Participants must be at least 17 years of age at the commencement of this course.

Physical Requirements

It is important to note that there are physical standards which relate to the level of performance required when undertaking accredited training. There can be no exceptions to these Australian Government requirements that are clearly written into the Training Package.

Therefore, students who are unable to satisfy the physical requirements of the course cannot be deemed competent or issued with a statement of attainment, even if the qualification is a necessary part of their employment conditions.

The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) has developed a fact sheet to allow you to be fully informed about your decision to enroll in a course of study. We recommend reading this information prior to enrolling.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the entry requirements please call 07 3901 0804

Course fees
  • Course fees are payable before completion of the course. Discounts can be applied for group bookings.

  • Course fees will be communicated to you prior to confirmation of enrolment.

Pre-course study
  • Students can obtain a training handbook which includes pre training reading via email or collection prior to training.

Training and Assessment

Training will cover:

  • Introduction
  • Relevant Australian Standards, Legislation and Regulations
  • OH&S policy
  • Codes of Practice
  • Work requirements, safety information and procedures
  • Site hazards
  • Conduct machine pre-operational checks
  • Operation vertical lifts, scissor lifts of all sizes and boom lifts under 11 metres

  • Statement of attainments issued by RTO 45597

Course Pre-requisites:
  • Read and write English to a basic level
  • Have the necessary health and fitness to carry out the tasks safely
Qualification and Certification:
  • Successful attendees will receive a statement of attainment for RIIHAN301E Operate elevating work platform and wallet competency card

  • Written Assessment
  • Practical Assessment
  • 1 day for training and assessment
Operate Elevating Work Platform


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