TLILIC0005 Licence to Operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 meters or more)



  • Applicants MUST be at least 18 years of age at time of assessment.

  • Hold a current Construction Induction (white card) or be eligible to gain one. 

  • Applicant MUST have 3 forms of ID at time of enrolment.

  • Click Here EOI  for types and categories of evidence accepted.

  • Applicant MUST bring 3 forms of Identification at time of assessment.

IMPORTANT NOTE:  According to the Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) regulations, any person currently enrolled in a course for High Risk Work Licence (HRWL) training can perform that class of work at the workplace, as a trainee while maintaining a training log book under the supervision of a person who holds a current HRW licence for the class work of work performed.

Maximum Students: 4 to 6

This 3 day course is designed for any person wishing to obtain the nationally recognised Licence to Perform High Risk Work Operate Boom Type Elevated Work Platform ( >11m) Class Code WP; who has had little or no previous experience in operating an EWP. 


The course consists of 3 Days; where day 1 & 2 will be a combination of classroom based audio visual training and outside for practical driving training.

Day 3 will include both revision of training followed by a written theory and calculation assessment (in English). The last part of day 3 will consist of practical assessment including; maneuvering an EWP through the performance of tasks in lifting and moving personnel  and equipment whilst performing operations at height.

After successfully completing this course, applicants will be able to:

  • Understand the legislation covering the use of an Elevated Work Platform.

  • Be aware of duty of care requirements, relevant sections of the O.H. & S. Regulations and Australian Standards.

  • Know how to select ad assess and be able to use the correct personal protective equipment required when operating an EWP.

  • Safely assess and plan and execute all operations involving the use of an Elevated Work Platform including stability, movement and setting up

  • Select the correct machine for individual jobs

  • Be aware of hazards and risks associated with the use of an EWP

  • Conduct pre-operational and post operational and function tests and checks

  • Use emergency decent equipment provided with the machine.

  • Operate EWP at various heights

  • Shut down secure EWP.

The assessment for this course consists of a written theory and calculations assessment, followed by a practical performance assessment. Participants need to have a strong command of the English language and math in order to successfully complete all components for this course.


Note: It is a Workplace Health & Safety Qld- requirement that the written, calculation and practical components of the assessment are conducted as a closed book assessment.


Upon completion of all training and the successful completion of the mandated assessment - NAI for HRWL WP, participants are issued with a statement of attainment for the unit of competency in addition with a temporary Notice of Assessment Summary Form (AS1 Form valid for 60 days), within which time the AS1 form must be submitted by the applicant for the Licence to Perform High Risk Work Class Code WP to be approved and processed by Workplace Health and Safety QLD