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

Overview

This course will provide you with 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.

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.

This unit requires a person operating an EWP to plan for the work/task, prepare for the work/task, perform work/task, pack up.

Licensing Information:
Competence in this unit does not in itself result in a licence. A licence is obtained after competence is assessed under applicable Commonwealth, State or Territory Work Health and Safety (WHS) regulations.

The National Assessment Instrument (NAI) is the mandated assessment for the relevant licence as detailed in this unit.

Successful participants are required to lodge an application for a High Risk Work Licence with the regulatory body in the State/Territory they complete training in within 60 days from the issue date of the Statement of Attainment.

Regulatory Information
All workers on a construction site require a General Construction Induction Card (White Card).

Construction workers are required to complete the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work prior to starting work.

Upcoming course dates:
- 22 July 2024
- 24 September 2024
- 21 October 2024

Qualification:

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

Next Intake:

Always open

Course No:

SA-TS13

Campus:

CIT Bruce 

Duration:

Evening course:
Two weeks: 3 x 4-hour evenings per week

Day course:
3 full days

Prior to assessment, you must also complete additional time in the workplace, undertaking various tasks related to operating an EWP. This time will vary depending on experience of the individual learner.

Cost Info:

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance

Indicative Cost:

$720
$285 with TFA rebate*

*Eligibility assessed upon application

Likely Job Outcome:

Licensed Elevating Work Platform (EWP) operator

Application Type:

High Risk - Full Fee
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Additional Information

PPE
During training and assessment, participants must wear suitable PPE for working on a construction site, including at a minimum:
- high visibility clothing,
- safety boots,
- eye protection,
- hearing protection, and
- hard hat

CIT Logbook
You will be issued with a CIT logbook for the purpose of recording training time received on a work site and formal skills training at CIT. You will be required to submit your completed logbook before undertaking the Safe Work accredited national assessment.

Entry Requirements

Participants must:
- Be physically fit and able to work at heights.
- Be a minimum of 18 years of age.
- Have access to a workplace with the required equipment. Our trainers can advise if your workplace is appropriate.
- Have 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. Participants must also be able to apply mathematical procedures for the estimation and measurement of loads. These skills will be checked prior to enrolment.

You will need to collect and retain confirmed evidence of any entry requirements if stated.

Skills Recognition

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

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level course. Please visit Foundation Skills.

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 infoline@cit.edu.au.


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 $720.00
      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 infoline@cit.edu.au