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  • RIIHAN301D

Operate elevating work platform - Yellow Card

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RIIHAN301D Operate elevating work platform - Yellow Card

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Course overview

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 EWP Association of Australia.

Units

To successfully complete this course, you will need to complete 1 unit of competency

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
RIIHAN301D
Operate elevating work platform

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University pathways

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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Important Information
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Important Information


Selection criteria

To undertake this course with TAFE Queensland South West, 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 EWP Operator Licence Yellow Card . Please contact Gary Thompson on mobile to discuss this option: 0408 726 968

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

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.

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How to apply

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland