Elevated Work Platform

RIIHAN301E Operate Elevating Work Platform

Classes Included
(SL) – Scissor Lift
(BL) – Boom Lift

Course Price $500

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Obtaining a RIIHAN301E Operate Elevating Work Platform is a valuable addition to your skill set and an excellent way to boost your employability.

RIIHAN301E Operate Elevating Work Platform(Release 1)

Unit of Competency:

Terry Cuthbert

Your Instructor

Terry Cuthbert

Terry Cuthbert is a High Risk Work Trainer and Assessor and our VicRoads Liaison Officer at Intrain Assessor who is responsible for training and assessing students for High Risk Work Licences and liaising with VicRoads on behalf of Intrain Assessor. Terry has worked in the Heavy Vehicle industry for most of his working career, prior to that, Terry worked at the shipping yards at Melbourne Ports. Terry has a wealth of knowledge to bring to his students.

What We Will Cover

The key areas covered by this course include:

  • Acts and Regulations which affect how you work
  • Assessing hazards and planning the work
  • Planning and setting up the EWP ready for operations
  • Conducting risk assessment and implementing control measures
  • Conducting routine checks of equipment
  • Operating the EWP
  • Manoeuvring EWP around various routes
  • Practicing different types of lifts
  • Calculating and determining load capacity
  • Shutting down and securing the EWP.

Frequently Asked Questions

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to operate an elevating work platform at any height.

This unit applies to those working in operational roles.

The work required in this unit relates to the National Standard for High Risk Work but this unit does not provide the licence. Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements that may apply to this unit can vary between states, territories and industry sectors, and must be sourced prior to applying this unit.

This unit alone does not provide sufficient skill to independently load and unload equipment. To perform this activity safely, personnel must either complete or be assisted by someone who has completed RIIHAN308F Load and Unload Plant or equivalent.

  • 100 points of ID
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Always arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled start time
  • Ensure you read our booking terms & conditions
  • Be at least 18 years of age; with approved photo ID; please refer to Intrain Assessors Terms & Conditions for approved ID types.
  • All training and assessment is conducted in English and a practical level of English language comprehension, literacy, and numeracy is required. Students whose first language is not English must contact Intrain Assessor before booking a course to better assess their suitability to undertake this course. Failure to do this may result in any course fees paid being forfeited.
  • Wear appropriate clothing, including work boots, preferably steel capped.
  • Please Note: All students undertaking nationally recognised training delivered by a registered training organisation will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) in order to receive a nationally-recognised certificate or statement of attainment.
  • Go to https://www.usi.gov.au/ to obtain a USI number or authenticated transcript.

All training will be delivered and assessed between 7.00am and 5.00 pm Monday to Friday.

1 Days training including final Assessment

Required Knowledge Under WHS Worksafe Legislation for the Successful Completion of this Unit

  • Methodology of determining the weight of a load
  • Commonwealth, state or territory OH&S legislation, standards relevant to the safe operation for the EWP
  • Understanding of EWP characteristics and capabilities (including use of load data plates)
  • Understanding of the hierarchy of hazard identification and control
  • Organisational and workplace standards, requirements, policies and procedures for conducting operations for the EWP class
  • Procedures for the recording, reporting and maintenance of workplace records and information
  • EWP operations and safe operating techniques
  • Typical routine problems encountered in the operation of the EWP and equipment and adjustments required for correction
  • Acts and Regulations which affect how you work
  • Monitoring site conditions for potential workplace hazards
  • Hazard prevention and control measures
  • Inspection of work area to determine appropriate path of movement
  • Monitoring and maintaining EWP performance
  • Location and identification of controls
  • Onsite communication methods
  • Pre-start and post-start operational checks
  • Starting EWP as per procedures
  • Operating the EWP to fulfil operational requirements
  • Moving and ensuring stability and avoidance of hazards
  • EWP shut down and securing
  • Post-operational checks

Successful participants receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment in RIIHAN301E Operate Elevating Work Platform. Successful participants will also receive a card stating the classes of EWP you can operate.

If you are unable to attend any course days you must contact our admin team. Office Contact Number: 02 6040 0807 | Office Email Address: enquiries@intrain.com.au

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Intrain Assessor conducts RIIHAN301E Operate Elevating Work Platform courses across Australia on the client’s request.

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