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The EWPA ‘Yellow Card’ is a Nationally Recognised industry training program mapped to the unit of competency RIIHAN301D – Operate Elevated Work Platform, developed by the EWPA in consultation with members and industry.  The intention of this course is to assist operators, employers, equipment owners and manufacturers to comply with the Health and Safety Regulations.

Star Training and Assessing is a leading provider of EWPA Yellow Card training and assessment to both individuals and businesses. The Yellow Card provides evidence that the operators of specific types of EWPs have been trained in the safe use of that type of work platform.

Participants may complete singular or multiple machine classes according to the type of work they will be undertaking.

Machine classes available with Star Training and Assessing include:

Scissor Lift (SL), Self- Propelled Boom Lift (BL) and Vertical Lift (VL).

Course content includes:

  • Types of elevated work platforms (EWP’s)
  • Hazard identification, risk assessment and controls
  • Pre and post operational checks
  • Emergency procedures
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Operation of EWP

Delivery Method:

  • The course involves a theory and practical assessment.

Prerequisites / Entry Requirements:

  • Participants must be able to converse and comprehend Basic English.
  • Restricted card issued to applicants 16 – 17 years of age. Persons under 16 years of age are not eligible.
  • Participants must wear steel cap boots and bring Photo ID.


Upon successful completion of the course, participant’s record of training is processed by the Elevated Work Platform Association (EWPA) and thereafter they will receive in the mail their EWP Operator card.

Participants will also be issued with a Statement of Attainment from Star Training and Assessing for the unit RIIHAN301D – Operate Elevated Work Platform.


On-site at your workplace or alternatively at our Melbourne Training Facilities:

Factory 9/381 Bayswater Rd, Bayswater VIC 3153

153 Australis Drive, Derrimut VIC 3026


One day


$280 for one type of EWP

$310 for two types of EWP

$330 for three types of EWP

Training Courses
19 July, 2015
5/5 stars
The team at star training are great, Our group training session was very well planned and all out accreditations are now complete. Huge thank you.