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Licence to Operate a Boom-type Elevating Work Platform (boom length 11 metres or more) TLILIC2005

Star Training & Assessing is Worksafe accredited to deliver EWP training and assessment in QLD. This nationally recognised unit of competency is designed to provide students with the ability to operate an elevated work platform (EWP) safely and arm them with the knowledge and skills required to obtain a ‘National High Risk Work License, Class WP’. The national guidelines stipulate a WP licence is required for the use of all types of elevated work platforms with a boom reach of 11 metres and above.

Upon completion of this course, students will have the skills and knowledge required to:

    • Plan work using boom-type elevating work platforms
    • Conduct routine checks on boom-type elevating work platforms
    • Set up boom-type elevating work platforms
    • Operate boom-type elevating work platforms
    • Shut down and secure boom-type elevating work platform


National Assessment Criteria

Knowledge Assessment – Includes a written and mathematical assessment.

Practical Assessment – Hazard identification and hazard prevention, conduct pre-operational checks, conduct post- start checks, safe operation of the EWP, practical obstacle course, advanced obstacle operation and shutting down and securing the EWP.


Participants must be a minimum of 18 years of age, documentary evidence and proof of age is required before course commencement.

Participants must have sufficient knowledge of the English language and basic numeracy skills to complete the written and mathematical assessment.

Delivery Methods

Face to face delivery. Current Work Health and Safety (QLD) legislation requires operators of (HRW) High Risk Work licence to complete formal theory and practical training. Once formal training is completed, informal training (logged experience operating the machine), including 40 nominal hours is then required under direct supervision. After these hours have been completed and verified by your supervisor/trainer, Star Training & Assessing must be notified to arrange the final written and practical assessment.

Work Health and Safety (QLD) require three working days’ notice of all assessments.


Upon successful completion of the practical assessment, you will need to submit an application to Work Health & Safety in person at an Australia Post outlet, within 60 days of successfully completing the practical assessment. You will need to retain the AS1 and receipt from Australia Post as evidence that you can lawfully perform work in the WP (Elevated Work Platform) class of high risk, until your photographic HRW Licence arrives in the post.


On-site at your workplace, or alternatively a suitable training venue can be organised.


Two days plus assessment (some participants may require only half a day, depending on their experience)


Please contact our QLD office for more information on pricing.

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