Elevating Work Platform (EWP) aims to give participants the appropriate skills and knowledge to operate a mobile boom type elevated work platform (EWP) with a boom length over 11m.
The training and assessment includes practical hands-on skills including:
- planning and risk management;
- applicable legislations and standards;
- EWP types,
- characteristics and uses;
- maintenance and testing of the EWP;
- appropriate PPE;
- correct set up;
- safe and efficient operation techniques;
- shut-down and stowage procedures and associated paperwork.
By completing this training and assessment you will be awarded the High Risk Licence class WP.
Assessment is included within the cost and duration of the standard course; therefore students who undertake the standard course are not required to enrol into the separate assessment stated above.
Verification of Competency
Elevating Work Platform (EWP) Verification of Competencies can be delivered on-site and at our training facility. For more information, please contact the facility, or view our VOC page.
Log Book Requirements
In the absence of any evidence of relevant experience, toward informal training a Log book or other training record showing evidence you have undertaken supervised practical training under the direct supervision of a person holding the relevant licence are required in for high risk licence courses.
Log book hours or other training records are completed by the trainee and a qualified site supervisor to ensure skill gaps nominated by the Site Skills Trainer are closed out and verified before the applicant can be proposed for the Mandated Assessments.
If you are competent at the completion of your course you will complete the assessment and be awarded a Statement of attainment. For further information on the High Risk Licencing Process, please click here
Full payment for courses up to $1,500 must be made before the commencement of the course unless the Payment Plan option is selected. For courses that cost over $1,500, Site Skills Training will hold an initial deposit of $1,500. The balance of fees payable will be charged at a point in the course that is proportionate to the amount of the deposit paid, e.g. a 10-day course costing $3,000, the remaining $1,500 will be charged at the end of day 5 (upon completion of 50% of the course).
A Payment Plan option is available for this course, please visit the Payment Plans Page for more information.
Payment for this course can be made via eftpos, cash, cheque or the Payment Plan option above. For billing information including who to write a cheque to, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1300 700 080.
Upon successful completion of this unit a Statement of Attainment will be issued.
Please refer to our Refund Policy
Are you interested in Elevating Work Platform (EWP)? For more information about the course or how to apply, email email@example.com or call 07 4979 1722 or you can Apply Online.
Elevating Work Platform (EWP) Training requires a Unique Student Identifier (USI) , you can still complete the training without a USI, though Site Skills Training is unable to provide you with your completion certificate until you provided us with your USI. To apply for a free USI visit the USI website or contact our facility.
EWP Training is suitable for people working in and around elevated work platforms (EWP) for example: Riggers, Electricians; Welders; Fitters; T/A’s and any other role that requires work at height.
Training and assessment is conducted on-site at the Site Skills Training South Trees. Upon arrangement, training and courses can be conducted at the premises of industry clients providing there a suitable industry training facilities.
Our Gladstone facility is at 17-19 South Tree Drive, South Trees, QLD and training can be delivered on-site/client premises.
There are no prerequisites to this operator's licence, however. Participants will not be able to apply for the HRW Licence until they are 18 years old. It is recommended that a person attains their working at heights qualification prior to undertaking this course.
Applicants are only eligible to apply for a Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) Licence, once they are 18 years of age, have completed the final assessment.
When applying for a High Risk Work Licence from Work Health and Safety Queensland, applicants must comply with the Work Health and Safety Queensland Evidence of Identity criteria. For further information regarding the Evidence of Identity criteria please click here.
There is no recognition of prior learning for Elevating Work Platform (EWP)
Units of Competency
TLILIC2005 Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)
Elevating Work Platforms are used across a range of industries including building and construction, horticulture, civil and resource industries
Elevating Work Platform (EWP) can be accredited towards the nationally recognised qualification TLI31710 Certificate III in Mobile Crane Operations, TLI41910 Certificate IV in Mobile Crane Operations Certificate IV in Mobile Crane Operations, and TLI21410 Certificate II in Stevedoring Certificate II in Stevedoring