Course code: 900-80586

Statement of Attainment in Licencing in Elevating Work Platform

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Overview About this course

Gain credibility that comes from obtaining an elevating work platform licence. Join alumni of this course and work on major historic infrastructure projects. Meticulously plan, prepare and conduct work and showcase your potential as an EWP Operator.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Conduct pre and post operational checks

  • Plan, prepare, perform work and pack up elevating work platform (EWPs)

  • Apply safe work practices

  • Identify the necessary risk control measures

  • Assess operating surfaces to ensure they are suitable to operate EWP

  • Check EWP for any anomalies in accordance with safe work procedures

  • Demonstrate correct use of the functional controls of the EWP

Course outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A nationally recognised licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform at 11 metres of higher

  • A high value for completing the necessary procedures to conduct work safely

  • A pathway to further study in Civil Construction

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • Confidence working at heights

  • Experience in handling tools and equipment

  • The ability to give and take instructions

  • A safety-first mindset

  • Good communication skills

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Pathways Future career and study options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: elevating work platform (EWP) operator, demolition labourer, linesperson, tree lopper and rigger.


This is a licensed occupation. After you successfully complete The Statement of Attainment in Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11metres or more) and have fulfilled all other eligibility criteria, you will need to apply for a boom-type elevating work (EWP) platform licence with SafeWork NSW. They are the licensing and regulatory authority in NSW. - You will need to be at least 18 years old to be eligible to sit the unit of competency assessment for high risk work licences - You will need to provide proof of NSW residential address - You will need 100 points for identification for the SafeWork assessment - You will need to pay a processing fee - There will be no access to interpreters during the safe work assessments Visit SafeWork NSW for more information.

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Previous study 0 Courses

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The Statement of Attainment in Licencing in Elevating Work Platform does not have any pre-requisite courses.

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At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more) TLILIC0005

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