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Boom-Type Elevating Work Platform (EWP) Licence

Course Overview

This boom-type elevating work platform course includes the theoretical and practical components to meet the skills and knowledge required to be able to operate a boom-type elevating work platform with a boom length of 11 metres or more for the high risk work licence class WP. A boom-type elevating work platform can include a telescoping device, hinged device, articulated device or any combination of these to support a platform.


3 days


Training and assessment is conducted at Competency Training facilities. Upon arrangement, training and assessment can be conducted at the premises of industry clients providing there are suitable industry training facilities.




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All participants are required to wear the following minimum PPE to enter our facilities:

  • Fully enclosed shoes (steel-capped boots preferred)
  • Long-sleeve shirt with high visibility
  • Long work pants

Participants will gain the following skills and knowledge:

  • Planning and risk management
  • Applicable legislation and standards
  • Elevating work platform types, characteristics and uses
  • Inspection, maintenance and testing
  • Appropriate personal protective equipment
  • Safe and efficient operation techniques
  • Spotting
  • Shut-down and stowage procedures and associated paperwork.

TLILIC0005 Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)

This course is suitable for those working with and around elevated work platforms where the length of the boom is 11 metres or more where personnel, equipment or materials are being elevated on a platform. A basic to moderate English language, literacy and numeracy skill level is required.

Participants must be over eighteen (18) years of age to undertake the mandated national assessment instrument.

Additional PPE may be required depending on the course requirements.


Competence in this unit does not in itself result in a licence. Participants are only eligible to apply for a High Risk Work Licence in the specific state or territory where they have:

  • Completed their training, and
  • Are eighteen (18) years of age, and
  • Have completed the minimum logbook hours or training record, and
  • Have passed the mandated national assessment instrument, and
  • Have met any other state or territory work health and safety (WHS) criteria.

A licensing fee is payable to the relevant state or territory jurisdiction for those students wishing to apply for a High Risk Work Licence (class WP).

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