LICENCE TO OPERATE A BOOM TYPE ELEVATING WORK PLATFORM (OVER 11m) TLILIC2005

COURSE OUTLINE
The nationally accredited Operate a Work Platform (WP) course is designed to provide the underpinning knowledge and skills to operate a boom type elevating work platform over 11 meters safely in the construction, mining, manufacturing and related industries.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Basic English language, literacy, numeracy and an age of 18+ are course entry requirements, as students are required to be assessed successfully against all elements of the state WHS set practical and theory assessment. Where necessary theory assessment can be answered verbally.

HOW LONG WILL TRAINING TAKE?
Typically the training and assessment is competency-based. 60 nominal hours of training or supervised operation is required by WHS before an assessment can be booked with a WHS approved assessor and WHS. 2-5 hours for your assessment to be conducted.

HOW IS THE TRAINING DELIVERED?
Training and assessment is both practical and theory based and delivery can be selected by the learner as either log book or full course training.

LOG BOOK TRAINING–Designed for those learners whom wish to complete the mandatory 60 hours of practical work platform training on the job or at their current employment with a licensed supervisor.
Step 1-Completion of theory training and machine familiarization. Learner is then placed on a training plan with their supervisor.
Step 2– Learner completes approx. 60hrs of supervised operation by a licensed operator.
Step 3– Learner books and completes a final theory and practical based assessment and is issued paperwork for their license application.

FULL COURSE TRAINING– Designed for learners who don’t have access to the equipment, a licensed supervisor or require the delivery of practical in a very focused one on one environment.
Step 1-Completion of theory training and machine familiarization Learner is then placed on a training plan with the trainer.
Step 2– Learner completes approx. 60hrs of supervised operation practicing skills and operation process of the work platform as instructed by the trainer in a structured learning environment in a small group.
Step 3– Learner books and completes a final theory and practical based assessment and is issued paperwork for their license application.

YOU WILL LEARN TO:

1. Plan work

1.1 Potential workplace hazards are identified
1.2 Hazard control measures are identified consistent with appropriate standards to ensure the safety of personnel and equipment
1.3 Elevating work platform is appropriate for the task
1.4 Appropriate communications methods are identified

2. Conduct routine checks

2.1 Service logbook for elevating work platform is checked for compliance
2.2 Elevating work platform is visually checked for damage or defects in accordance with procedures
2.3 Routine pre-operational checks are carried out in accordance with procedures
2.4 Safety equipment is inspected in accordance with procedures
2.5 Elevating work platform is accessed in a safe manner
2.6 Safety equipment is fitted and secured to elevating work platform in accordance with procedures
2.7 All controls are located and identified
2.8 Elevating work platform is started in accordance with procedures
2.9 All safety devices are identified and tested in accordance with procedures
2.10 Post-start operational checks are carried out in accordance with procedures
2.11 Communications equipment is checked for serviceability
2.12 All damage and defects are reported and recorded in accordance with procedures, and appropriate action is taken

3. Set up elevating work platform

3.1 Ground suitability is inspected and checked
3.2 Elevating work platform is driven to or located at work area in accordance with procedures
3.3 Elevating work platform is positioned for work application and stability in accordance with procedures
3.4 Appropriate hazard prevention/control measures are applied to work area in accordance with procedures
3.5 Work gear and tools are stowed and secured

4. Operate elevating work platform

4.1 Elevating work platform is operated using all relevant plant movements in accordance with procedures and appropriate standards
4.2 Elevating work platform is mobilised using best mobile practice and appropriate procedures
4.3 Elevated working platform operations are monitored constantly, to ensure safety of personnel and stability
4.4 Unplanned and/or unsafe situations are responded to in accordance with procedures

5. Shut down and secure elevating work platform

5.1 Elevating work platform is lowered and stowed in accordance with procedures
5.2 Relevant motion locks and brakes are applied as required
5.3 Safety equipment is disconnected from platform
5.4 Egress from elevated work platform is conducted in accordance with procedures
5.5 Outriggers/stabilisers are stowed and secured in accordance with procedures as required
5.6 Plates or packing are stowed and secured as required
5.7 Elevating work platform is shut down in accordance with procedures
5.8 Routine post-operational checks are carried out in accordance with procedures
5.9 Damage and defects are reported and recorded in accordance with procedures, and appropriate action is taken

  • Apply a working knowledge of OHS & regulatory requirements
  • Basic Knowledge of the Elevating Work Platform (11m+)
  • How to assess and secure equipment and the work area (routine checks, plan work)
  • How to operate the elevating work platform (driving, elevation, protective equipment)
  • Maintenance such as refueling of the EWP

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