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Elevated Work Platform Training Perth

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RIIHAN301E – Operate elevating work platform


On-site at your workplace, or alternatively a suitable training venue can be organised.
1 Day
Face to face delivery. The course involves a theory and practical assessment.
There are no prerequisites, however participants must be able to converse and comprehend basic English.
  • Government issued photo identification
  • Unique Student Identifier (USI)
  • Closed toe shoes
Upon successful completion, participants receive a wallet card and an electronic copy of Statement of Attainment.

Planning and preparing for operating an elevating work platform

  • Accessing, interpreting and applying elevating work platforms documentation for allocated job and ensuring work activity is compliant with site policies and procedures to perform the work as planned
  • Obtaining, interpreting, clarifying and confirming work requirements
  • Confirming hazards, environmental issues, and risks, and implementing required control measures according to site risk management plans and processes
  • Selecting and wearing personal protective equipment required for work activities
  • Obtaining and interpreting emergency procedures for elevating work platform in preparation for emergencies and incidents
  • Coordinating and communicating planned activities with others at the site prior to commencing work activity

Operating elevating work platform in line with established requirements to complete work activity

  • Carrying out pre-start and post-start inspections and checks in line with Australian Standards and workplace procedures
  • Identifying faults or defects and reporting within scope of own responsibility and according to workplace procedures
  • Applying site specific requirements for relocating the elevating work platform to work site
  • Stabilising or positioning elevating work platform according to work site conditions and requirements
  • Ensuring work site is clear of personnel and other potential hazards
  • Placing any tools and equipment required to perform work activity into bucket or platform according to workplace procedures
  • Operating elevating work platform within performance capabilities of brand and model of elevating work platform
  • Using manufacturer approved safety devices fitted to the machine in line with workplace procedures where applicable
  • Responding accordingly to monitoring systems and alarms according to workplace procedures
  • Monitoring hazards and risks and ensuring safety of self, other personnel, plant and equipment
  • Completing work activity and shutting-down equipment in line with work requirements and workplace procedures

Conducting housekeeping activities

  • Clearing work area and disposing, reusing or recycling materials
  • Moving the elevating work platform to a safe space, applying site specific workplace procedures and requirements
  • Checking, cleaning, maintaining and storing elevating work platform, tools and equipment according to workplace procedures
  • Completing and filing documentation, and distributing according to workplace requirements

Operate Elevated Work Platform RIIHAN301E

This nationally recognised unit is designed for people who wish to develop the skills and knowledge needed to operate an elevated work platform (EWP) such as a scissor lift or a boom-type elevated work platform with a boom length of less than 11 metres where a “High Risk Work Licence” is not required.

This course fulfils the requirement to show proof of competency in the operation of various types of Elevated Work Platforms such as –

BL – Self-Propelled Boom-Type EWP’s (with a boom length of less than 11m)
SL – Scissor Lifts
VL – Vertical Lifts