Elevating Work Platform (EWP)
An elevating work platform (EWP) is either a telescoping device, hinged device, articulated device, or a combination of these used to support a platform from which personnel, equipment or materials can be elevated to perform work. This course is designed to impart the skills and knowledge required to operate an elevating work platform under the context of the RII (Resources and Infrastructure Industry) Mining Act and Regulations and as stipulated by an SSE (Site Senior Executive) under the Mine Site Training Scheme, but is also adopted by various industries for any EWP under 11m.
This course will apply the use of various elevated work platforms including scissor lift (SL) and boom lift (BL) under 11m.
Units of Competency
On successful completion of this program, participants will receive the nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for:
- RIIHAN301E Operate elevating work platform
To operate a boom type elevating platform over 11 meters, you must hold a WP Class High Risk Work Licence (HRWL). Click here to find out more.
Who Needs EWP operation Training?
This EWP training is suited for those working in construction, warehousing, mining or where roles are working at heights and are requested to use an EWP under 11m.
Renewal: As stipulated by your employer or as per site procedures
ASTRA use various assessment methods and techniques, including skill and knowledge assessments as an essential step to ensure you progress through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying and training with ASTRA, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples and third-party feedback.
There is no pre or post-course learning required for this course.
Before commencing any course, ASTRA recommends you consult your doctor to determine any limitations with conducting practical demonstrations if applicable. There may be multiple tasks that require manual handling of materials and equipment and general exposure to accessing and working on structures at height. If you are unsure about your capabilities please contact the ASTRA team for further assistance and to determine the support services in place to assist your training experience.