Elevating Work Platform (under 11m)

Course code: RIIHAN301D
Investment: $299
Duration: 1 Day Course

Course Details


At Harness we have a one-day Elevating Work Platform under 11m (EWP) course (boom length under 11 metres). This Harness one day course covers the skills and knowledge required to safely operate a boom-type elevating work platform where the length of the boom is 11m or under and can also include the award of a Yellow Card if required.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course students will receive Statement of Attainment RIIHAN301E (Current) to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length below 11 metres).

Successful completion of the course can also include the award of a Yellow Card if required.

Program Benefits

Learning Methods

The mode of delivery for this course is face to face in a classroom environment as well as significant practical elements outside of the classroom.

Course Content

What will I learn from the Harness Elevating Work Platform under 11m (EWP) course?

When you undertake the one-day Harness Elevating Work Platform under 11m (EWP) training course will cover:

  • Plan work
  • Conduct routine checks
  • Set up elevating work platform
  • Operating elevating work platform
  • Shut down and secure elevating work platform

Elevating Work Platform under 11m: Assessment requirements

During the one-day course, students will be required to demonstrate their ability to:

  • Applying appropriate mathematical procedures to estimate loads
  • Applying best operating practice
  • Applying emergency procedures and safety equipment, including the use of safety harnesses, energy absorbers, lanyard and anchor points
  • Applying hazard prevention/control measures
  • Applying relevant plant movements
  • Applying risk assessment and hazard control strategies, including hierarchy of control as applied to positioning and safely operating an elevating work platform
  • Assessing ground conditions to confirm site is suitable (e.g. firm, level and safe) to extend and travel the elevating work platform
  • Communicating with other workplace personnel
  • Complying with WHS/OHS licensing legislation
  • Identifying problems and equipment faults and where practicable demonstrating appropriate response procedures
  • Operating and controlling a boom type elevating work platform including all functions to their maximum extension within the safe working (rated) capacity
  • Positioning, stabilising, set up of elevating work platforms, including the use of outriggers/stabilisers and packing to ensure that the safest lift is performed
  • Receiving and interpreting workplace instructions, safety information, emergency procedures
  • Recording and maintaining accurate information relating to operating elevating work platform
  • Shutting down a boom type elevating work platform in accordance with manufacturer specifications and workplace procedures
  • Stabilising a boom type elevating work platform
  • Using and interpreting manufacturer specifications and data
  • Using communications signals
  • Using outriggers/stabilisers and packing to ensure safest lift is performed
  • Verifying problems and equipment faults and applying appropriate response procedures to unplanned and/or unsafe situations

Further Information

Contact us on  1800 HARNESS (+61 7 3292 0700) or email admin@harnessenergy.com.au today to find out more!

You can view our terms and conditions and student handbook here before making a decision to train with us.