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.
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
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
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
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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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.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.
The Statement of Attainment in Licencing in Elevating Work Platform does not have any pre-requisite courses.
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