A licence to perform high-risk work is required if workers use or operate high-risk work equipment or plant. Licences are valid in every Australian state and territory, enabling workers to operate high-risk equipment under consistent standards throughout Australia. WA Skills Training offers training for the licence WP Boom type elevating work platform.
This unit, TLILIC0005 Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more) involves the operation of 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 to perform work.
Candidates will learn to:
- identify workplace hazards, and implement hazard control measures
- check the EWP for damage, and report defects
- carry out pre- and post-operational checks
- inspect ground suitability, and position the EWP for work
- operate EWP using best mobile practice and appropriate procedures
- respond to unplanned and unsafe situations
- lower, stow and secure the EWP after use.
The online enrolment and payment system is coming soon. To enquire about enrolment or for more information please use the Course Enquiry from to the right, or alternatively contact the Bunbury or Welshpool Training Centre.
*Students who may require additional support are encouraged to inform WA Skills Training staff before commencing the course.
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
- Students must be a minimum of 18 years of age as per the requirements of the NAI Standards for Persons Performing High Risk Work
- All Students must have basic English reading and writing skills and interpreters are not allowed in this course as per NAI Assessment Guidelines for Persons Performing High Risk Work
- Sound maths skills are essential to be able to complete this training as a large component of the theory assessment involves maths
- Students who may require additional support are encouraged to inform WA Skills Training staff prior to commencing the course
- Must be able to provide 100 points of ID
- 1 day course (experienced users)
- 2 day course (inexperienced users)
This two-day course is delivered in our Welshpool and Bunbury training centres or on clients’ worksite on request.
On successful completion of the practical and theory assessments, a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment will be issued for the unit of competency: TLILIC2005 Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more), and an application for a High Risk Work Licence (WP – Boom Type Elevating Work Platform) will be sent to WorkSafe WA for processing.
Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)
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