AIMS AND OUTCOMES
This course is designed to ensure that participants have the skills and knowledge required to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more) for licensing purposes, and 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.
This course requires the operator to plan the work, conduct routine checks, set up elevating work platform, operate elevating work platform and shut down and secure elevating work platform. This course is based on the requirements of the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work.
- Plan work
- Conduct routine checks
- Set up elevating work platform
- Operate elevating work platform
- Shut down and secure elevating work platform
- Operate mobile elevating work platform using best mobile practice
- Use communication skills at a level sufficient to communicate with other site personnel
- Operate and control an elevating work platform including all functions to their maximum extension within the safe working (rated) capacity
- Apply risk assessment and hazard control strategies
- Use and interpret manufacturer’s specifications and data
- Appropriate mathematical procedures for estimation of loads
- WHS legislation, standards and codes of practice
- Ability to read and comprehend manufacturer’s instructions, procedures and safety signs
- Emergency procedures and safety equipment
- Understanding of organisational and workplace standards, requirements, policies and procedures
- Understanding of the hierarchy of hazard identification and control
- Procedures for the recording, reporting and maintenance of workplace records and information
- Typical routine problems encountered in the operation with equipment and ability for correction
- Accurately record and maintain information relating to elevating work platform operations
We provide Nationally Recognised Training under a Third-Party Arrangement with Site Skills Training (RTO Provider No. 32531). Site Skills Training will be the issuing RTO for all Statements of Attainment associated with the nationally recognised VET courses listed in the agreement, and concurrently displayed on the ATC Offshore website.