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Statement of Attainment training in Operating a Boom Type Elevated Platform for a Licence [from TLI]


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).

Qualification: Statement of Attainment - training in Operating a Boom Type Elevated Platform for a Licence [from TLI]
Program No: SA-TS13
Campus: CIT Bruce 
Duration: 1 Semester (Part-time approx.6 hours per week for 2 weeks plus 1 day Assessment)
Cost Info:

2018 - Enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. In addition, a Service and Amenities fee of $40 will be payable each semester. Further information is available at Course fees and assistance.

2019 - New enrolment fee arrangements will be introduced. The $40 Services and Amenities fee will be included in the total subject costs. Indicative program cost may vary slightly and the subject costs displayed will also change. Further information is available at Course fees and assistance.

Indicative Cost: $710
Likely Job Outcome: Licence for High Risk Work
Enrolment Type: Full Fee

Additional Information

Students will be issued with a training log book on registration for the purpose of recording training received on site and formal training at CIT. Notification will be given to registered students when formal classes are scheduled. There will be opportunity to attend classes during the day and/or evenings.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

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.

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

  • TLILIC2005  Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)
    • CIT Code: CNST685
      Cost: $710

      This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to safely operate a boom-type elevating work platform where the length of the boom is 11 metres or more.

      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 (HRW) licence.

      This unit requires a person operating a boom-type elevating work platform to plan the work, conduct routine checks, set up elevating work platform, operate elevating work platform, and shut down and secure elevating work platform.

      Licensing/Regulatory Information  

      This unit is based on the licensing requirements of Part 4.5 of the Model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations, HRW and meets Commonwealth, state and territory HRW licensing requirements.

      Any alteration to this unit would result in a unit that would not be acceptable to work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) regulators for the purpose of licensing.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Non-Accredited Training Verification of Currency (VOC) in High Risk Work - Elevated Work Platform (including scissor lift)

More Information

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