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

This course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more) for licensing purposes, and involves the operation of 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 to perform work.

The 11 metre boom length shall be taken to mean the greater of the following:
(a) The vertical distance from the floor of the platform to the surface supporting the elevating work platform with the platform at its maximum height; or
(b) The nominal reach, measured horizontally from the centre point of rotation to the outer edge of the platform in its most extended position.

Standard course is delivered over two days. A one day course exisits – this is available for small groups (max 4 people) upon request. Contact PTS for more information

Who should attend

This course is suitable for people required to operate boom-type elevating work platforms (boom length 11 metres or more). All operators of the EWP must be trained in the use of the model of EWP they are operating.

Prerequisites

The prerequisites for attendance at this course are:

  • participants must be at least 18 years of age

Note: All prerequisites need to be current.

Learning outcomes

As a result of attending this course participants should be able to:

  • plan work
  • conduct routine checks
  • set up elevating work platform
  • operate elevating work platform
  • shut down and secure elevating work platform

PPC and PPE requirements

Some of the practical training for this course will take place in an operational area. You are required to have/provide Western Power approved PPC and PPE requirements for the practical work. Refer to the Western Power PPE Procedure Sections 3.1 & 3.2, for these requirements.

Note: Unless otherwise stated, Power Training Services does not provide PPE, PPC and tools for training courses.

Assessments

Assessments are included in this course. Participants will not be considered to have completed this course until all assessments have been completed to a satisfactory level. When deemed competent a statement of attainment will be awarded.

Note: This course is delivered by a third party training provider.

If there are no classes currently availble, please contact PTS to request a booking.

Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more) (TLILIC2005A)

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