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Courses Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform 11 meters or more TLILIC0005

Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform 11 meters or more TLILIC0005

Course Introduction

TLILIC0005 This unit is based on the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work. It is the responsibility of an employer to ensure that all persons operating an elevating work platform are competent to do so, and that safe systems of work are provided at all times in their use. This training outlines the competency required to safely and effectively operate an EWP.


All students studying nationally recognised training in Australia are required to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

There are no entry requirements for this qualification; however it is recommended that students have sufficient literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete the course.

Over 18 years.

Course content & delivery method

  • Compliance with site safety plan and WHS legislation / regulations / codes of practice applicable to workplace operations
  • Safe and effective operational use of tools, harnesses, plant and equipment
  • Set up, operation and shut down of an EWP including emergency safety devices, e.g. electronic override, ground controls and emergency descent devices
  • Job planning and preparation, worksite inspection, equipment defect identification, hazard identification, determination of work requirements
  • Calculations

Duration / Flexibility

2 – 3 days depending on experience

If you have prior experience with the machines, you may be eligible for a reduction in your training hours and sit for an earlier practical assessment. You can reduce your hours of practical training, the cost also drops. You will be required to demonstrate your ability and provide evidence of your prior experience with the machines in the form of letters from employers, resumes, expired licences, mining competencies etc.

1 Day Gap Training and Assessment Course

This course is suitable for:

Experienced operators with successful RPL application (Evidence of Previous Experience required)

RPL (Recognised Prior Learning) would be applicable in scenarios as listed below:

You may have a recently expired Australian Work Platform licence that the
Regulators will not permit you to renew
You may have an overseas Work Platform licence
You may have a Work Platform  competency issued in the armed forces
You may of done your Work Platform course previously but not submitted your licence application within 60 days and need to be re-assessed
You may have a Work Platform mining competency that you wish to transfer over to a current high risk work licence
The provision of a solid Recognised Prior Learning application acts as a “bridge” for acceptance onto a one day course through to assessment. Although it is extremely rare, you may be eligible and undertake the assessment only.

Qualifications & Recognition

On successful completion of the licence course, participants will be issued a Statement of attainment TLILIC2005 Licence to operate a Boom Type Elevating Work Platform over 11 metres (WP)


Onsite training $950

Gap training and assessment $550

Course Snapshot

Course Code: TLILIC0005

Assessment Duration: 3 to 4 hours

Industry Experience: Not required

On-site: Miami Broadmeadows & Onsite


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