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SSRII0003

Operate an Elevating Work Platform Skill Set

Accredited Skill Set

Scale career highs and heights

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STUDY LOCATIONS Far North Queensland North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
NEXT INTAKE View all intakes
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
CSQ funded
$0 - $175
Full Fee
$435

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.

If you are looking to complete the training required to be issued a Yellow Card by the Elevating Work Platform Association of Australia, please contact us for more information. 

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 program - this unit is subsidised under this program. It is important to note only eligible participants may receive funding for eligible courses. Learn more about 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
  • You'll learn face to face with a teacher in a classroom or simulated workplace environment. You may access learning materials through our online learning management system Connect. Learn more

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  • You'll learn face to face with a teacher in a classroom or simulated workplace environment. You may access learning materials through our online learning management system Connect. Learn more

  • demo View comparison chart
CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
On Campus
Anytime
1 day
Full time
  • CSQ funded: $175
  • Full fee: $435
demo

Cairns

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

Anytime

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 day

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • CSQ funded: $175
  • Full fee: $435
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Cairns
On Campus
Anytime
1 day
Full time - Eligible Apprentices
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $435
demo

Cairns

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

Anytime

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 day

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time - Eligible Apprentices

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $435
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Thursday Island
On Campus
25 Jun 2024
1 day
Full time
Tuesday
  • CSQ funded: $175
  • Full fee: $435
demo

Thursday Island

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

25 Jun 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 day

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time
Tuesday

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • CSQ funded: $175
  • Full fee: $435
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Townsville - Trade Training Centre Bohle
On Campus
Anytime
1 day
Full time
  • CSQ funded: $175
  • Full fee: $435
demo

Townsville - Trade Training Centre Bohle

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

Anytime

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 day

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • CSQ funded: $175
  • Full fee: $435
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Townsville - Trade Training Centre Bohle
On Campus
Anytime
1 day
Full time - Eligible Apprentices
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $435
demo

Townsville - Trade Training Centre Bohle

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

Anytime

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 day

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time - Eligible Apprentices

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $435
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Normanton
On Campus
15 May 2024
1 day
Full time
Wednesday
  • CSQ funded: $175
  • Full fee: $435
demo

Normanton

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

15 May 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 day

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time
Wednesday

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • CSQ funded: $175
  • Full fee: $435
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Ingham
On Campus
16 May 2024
1 day
Full time
Thursday
  • CSQ funded: $175
  • Full fee: $435
demo

Ingham

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

16 May 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 day

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time
Thursday

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • CSQ funded: $175
  • Full fee: $435
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

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Operate an Elevating Work Platform Skill Set (SSRII0003)

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Operate an Elevating Work Platform Skill Set

COURSE CODE: 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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Entry requirements

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

Important information

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
  • 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.