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Statement of Attainment Operating a Boom Type Elevated Platform for a Licence


This training will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to be able to perform various high risk tasks necessary for licensing in the construction industry. You can gain skills in operating elevated work platforms.

This training achieves a unit of competency from the Transport and Logistics Training Package (TLI).


Statement of Attainment - Operating a Boom Type Elevated Platform for a Licence

Course No:



CIT Bruce 


3 day Workshops or Part Time - 2 weeks (2 x 4 hour evenings per week)

Cost Info:

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance

Indicative Cost:

$720 A Training Fund Authority (TFA) rebate may be available to eligible students

Likely Job Outcome:

Licence for High Risk Work

Application Type:

Register Your Interest

Additional Information

When applying for your High Risk Work Licence through Access Canberra, you are required to be a resident of the ACT; or can satisfy the regulator that circumstances exist that justifies the issue of the licence in the ACT. Please see the Application for high risk work licence for all requirements in order to apply for a Licence.

Any further questions regarding this, please contact Access Canberra directly on 02 6207 8096 or email

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

You must:

Be physically fit and able to work at heights
Be at least 18 years of age - this is a requirement in the ACT for licensing of Persons Performing High Risk Work
Have access to an appropriate workplace with the required equipment - part of the assessment requirements for this course is an industry logbook. Teaching staff can give advice as to what workplaces are appropriate
Have the English language skills to effectively communicate and work safely with others in the work area and to read and comprehend manufacturer's instructions and workplace procedures and safety signs. Students must also be able to apply mathematical procedures for the estimation and measurement of loads. These skills will be checked prior to enrolment. ,br>
If you feel you may need additional Language, Literacy or Numeracy assistance Please visit Foundation Skills.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at

Subject Information

Complete 1 subject

Core: Complete 1 subject

  • TLILIC0005   Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)
    • CIT Code: CNST797
      Cost: Full fee $710.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to safely operate a boom-type Elevating Work Platform (EWP) where the length of the boom is 11 metres or more in accordance with all relevant legislative requirements. Competence in this unit, does not in itself result in a HRWL licence to operate this plant. Boom-type elevating work platform means 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. A person performing this work is required to hold a boom-type elevating work platform High Risk Work Licence (HRWL). This unit requires a person operating an EWP to: - plan for the work/task - prepare for the work/task - perform work/task - pack up
      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Non-Accredited Training Verification of Currency (VOC) in operation of Boom Type Elevated Work Platform (and scissor lift)
Non-Accredited Training Verification of Currency (VOC) in Elevated Work Platforms under 11 metres

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email