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.
Operate elevating work platform using best practices
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
Conduct routine checks
Set up elevating work platform
Operate elevating work platform
Shut down and secure elevating work platform
There are no pre-requisites for this course
COURSE CODE: TLILIC2005 – LICENCE TO OPERATE A BOOM-TYPE ELEVATING WORK PLATFORM (BOOM LENGTH 11 METRES OR MORE)
Trainwest will be the issuing RTO for the Statement of Attainment associated with this nationally recognised VET course. ATC Offshore provides Nationally Recognised Training under a Third-Party Provider Agreement on behalf of Trainwest (RTO Provider No. 51807).