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SSTLI0004

Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more) Skill Set

Accredited Skill Set

This accredited unit will ensure your staff are skilled, confident and qualified to operate a boom-type elevating work platform where the length of the boom is 11 metres or more.

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STUDY LOCATIONS Far North Queensland North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
NEXT INTAKE Starts anytime Duration: 2 days View all intakes
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
CSQ funded
$85
Full Fee
$640

Course overview

This accredited unit provides the required skills and knowledge to operate an elevating work platform (EWP) with a boom length of 11 metres or more. A person performing this work is required to hold a high-risk work (HRW) licence.

This unit requires a person operating an elevating work platform to plan the work, set up the EWP, operate the EWP, and shutdown and secure the EWP. Your staff will learn on the job from the best in the business giving them the hands-on, practical skills to take on this significant operational responsibility.

This accredited unit will ensure your staff are skilled, confident and qualified to operate a boom-type elevating work platform where the length of the boom is 11 metres or more.

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.

What you will study

To successfully complete this course, you will need to complete 1 unit of competency, including supervised logbook training.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • TLILIC0005
    Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)
    UNIT CODE :
    TLILIC0005
    Unit description :
    This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to safely operate a boom-type Elevating Work Platform (EWP) where the length of the boom is 11 metres or more in accordance with all relevant legislative requirements. Competence in this unit, does not in itself result in a Risk Work Licence (HRWL) to operate this plant.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)
Ways to study
  • You’ll primarily learn face to face with a teacher in one of our learning spaces such as a classroom or simulated workplace environment. Some of your training may also take place via video or Zoom. Learn more

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  • You’ll primarily learn face to face with a teacher in one of our learning spaces such as a classroom or simulated workplace environment. Some of your training may also take place via video or Zoom. Learn more

  • demo View comparison chart
CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
On campus with some online
Anytime
2 days
Full time 7 hours per day
  • CSQ funded: $85
  • Full fee: $640
demo

Cairns

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
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.

2 days

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 7 hours per day

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

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • CSQ funded: $85
  • Full fee: $640
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.

Online, 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 with some online
Anytime
2 days
Full time 7 hours per day
  • CSQ funded: $85
  • Full fee: $640
demo

Townsville - Trade Training Centre Bohle

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
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.

2 days

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 7 hours per day

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

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • CSQ funded: $85
  • Full fee: $640
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.

Online, 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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Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more) Skill Set

COURSE CODE: SSTLI0004
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

Entry into this course is available via commercial/corporate arrangements only. There are no scheduled campus dates, as training and assessment is delivered on-site in the workplace.

Due to legislation, to be assessed for this qualification, you are also required to be over the age of 18 and that you have sound literacy and numeracy skills.

Resources required

Students will require:

  • You will require access to a Elevating Work Platform (boom length 11 metres or more (and appropriate supervision). The Elevating Work Platform (boom length 11 metres or more must be safe to operate and comply with the relevant legislation. 

You will also require:

  • Appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as per site requirements  (Eg long sleeve Hi-Visibility shirt, long trousers, safety footwear, helmet, gloves and safety glasses.)

  • Personal stationery (pens and paper)

  • 3 forms of Identification (Eg  . Current Driver's Licence, Passport, Medicare Card, High Risk Licence (required on assessment day)

Students will be provided with:

  • Learning materials
  • A log-book with a training plan
  • Assessment materials

Important information

Following the successful completion of their assessment, students will be issued with an Assessment Summary (AS1) form. Students are required to create a QGov account then submit their AS1 form online at WorkSafe Qld.

Please note that the application must be lodged within 60 days of successfully completing the practical assessment and that an application fee is payable. Following lodgement, enquiries regarding your application should be directed to WorkSafe Qld (https://www.worksafe.qld.gov.au/)

For further information about the steps involved in obtaining a licence, please visit the WorkSafe Queensland Website.(https://www.worksafe.qld.gov.au/).

TAFE Queensland also delivers training for the operation of a EWP - scissor lift and under 11m boom lift which does not require a High Risk Work Licence.

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.