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SSRII0003

Operate an Elevating Work Platform Skill Set

Scale career highs and heights

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Ipswich Starts anytime Duration: 1 day
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Wide Bay Burnett Far North Queensland North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
CSQ funded
$170 - $270
Full Fee
$395

Course overview

Gain the skills to and knowledge to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length under 11 metres), and/or to operate scissor elevating work platforms for job-role and competence card purposes.

You will also cover the operation of a telescoping device, hinged device, or articulated device, or any combination of these used to support a platform on which personnel, equipment and materials may be elevated to perform work. On successful completion of this course you will receive a Yellow Card issued by the Elevating Work Platform Association of Australia.

Course outcome:

Statement of Attainment

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) Funding.

TAFE Queensland is a proud recipient of Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) funding and is a registered provider in the CSQ Short Course and Apprentice Advance Plus programs - this unit is subsidised under one of these programs. It is important to note only eligible participants may receive funding for eligible courses. Learn more about the eligibility criteria.

Industry experienced teachers

Our teachers are qualified tradespeople who have strong industry relationships and are experts at passing their knowledge on to you.

What you will study

The successful achievement of this skill set requires you to complete the unit listed below. 

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • RIIHAN301E
    Operate elevating work platform
    UNIT CODE :
    RIIHAN301E
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to operate an elevating work platform at any height.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Operate elevating work platform
Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Ipswich
Anytime
1 day
Full time up to 6 hours - one lift type
Workplace
  • CSQ funded: $170
  • Full fee: $395
Ipswich
Anytime
1 day
Full time up to 6 hours - two lift types
Workplace
  • CSQ funded: $270
  • Full fee: $395
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Kingaroy
Anytime
1 day
Full time up to 6 hours - one lift type
Workplace
  • CSQ funded: $170
  • Full fee: $395
Kingaroy
Anytime
1 day
Full time up to 6 hours - two lift types
Workplace
  • CSQ funded: $270
  • Full fee: $395
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
Anytime
1 day
Full time 8 hours
Classroom
  • Full fee: $395
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
Anytime
1 day
Full time 8 hours
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $395

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Operate an Elevating Work Platform Skill Set (SSRII0003)
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Selection criteria

To undertake this course with TAFE Queensland, you must have access to the required machinery in an appropriate environment, and must be aged 17 years or above. Although you may undertake training prior to the age of 18, applicants under 18 years of age will have a Restricted Yellow Card issued, marked with an 'R'. When an operator turns 18 they will be issued with an Unrestricted Yellow Card.

It is recommended that you have basic reading, writing and numeracy skills. You would also benefit from having previously completed Work safely at heights.

Resources required
  • identification documentation such as a Driver's Licence or Birth Certificate (required for Yellow Card application)
  • access to the relevant machinery
  • relevant worksite Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), which may include:
    • safety helmet
    • harness
    • safety boots to Australian Standard AS2210
    • gloves
    • safety glasses
Need to know

Refresher courses are also available that will assist in maintaining skills and currency and can be used as evidence when renewing your Elevating Work Platform Operator Licence Yellow Card.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.