Course Code: RIIHAN301E   |   Duration: 1 day

EWP < 11 meters ( Scissor, Boom,Vertical Lifts) Training

RIIHAN301E - RIIHAN301E - Operate elevating work platform

Cost: $425


Course Overview

The Elevated Work Platforms (Up to 11m) Training course equips participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to operate elevating work platforms (EWPs) under 11 metres. Successful completion of this course results in an EWP ticket, certifying participants to safely utilise various types of Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs) within the designated height limit.

Please note: This course grants an ATS-issued Unit of Competency and does not provide an EWPA Yellow Card.

Throughout the course, participants will learn to operate a self-propelled boom lift (BL) and a scissor lift (SL), covering key tasks such as understanding equipment characteristics, operational procedures, hazard identification, and risk assessment associated with EWP operation.


  • Construction workers involved in tasks requiring access to elevated areas such as building maintenance, installation, and repair.
  • Warehouse and logistics personnel responsible for stock handling and retrieval from high-level storage areas.
  • Facilities maintenance technicians requiring access to overhead equipment and infrastructure for servicing and repairs.
  • Landscapers and gardeners utilising elevated work platforms for tree pruning, hedge trimming, and landscaping tasks.
  • Event and venue staff involved in stage setup, lighting rigging, and other elevated installations for performances and events.


Course Objectives:

  • Operate a self-propelled boom lift (BL) and a scissor lift (SL).
  • Understand equipment characteristics, technical capabilities, and limitations.
  • Implement operational procedures for safe EWP operation.
  • Identify hazards and assess risks related to EWP operation.
  • Conduct routine checks and assess operational capabilities of equipment.
  • Access, interpret, and apply technical information for planning and operation.
  • Locate the EWP in the desired work location.
  • Elevate the platform to the designated work location safely.


  • Laverton
  • Onsite

Units of Study

RIIHAN301E- Operate elevating work platform

Nationally Recognised training

Course Outcomes

Participants who are deemed competent in knowledge and practical assessments will receive:

Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment (SoA) for the unit of competency & ID card

    • RIIHAN301E- Operate elevating work platform

Important Information


Applicants MUST hold:


The practical will be completed in a simulated environment and full PPE will be required. The following PPE is required:

  • Safety work boots – steel capped, lace up with ankle support.
  • Full-length pants
  • Long sleeve shirt or long sleeve high visibility shirt
  • Hi-vis vest
  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses eye protection


Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LL&N)

Before training begins, participants will go through an assessment that helps us determine if any learning support is needed. To successfully complete this course, participants are expected to have the following language, literacy, and numeracy skills:

  • Interpret and comprehend workplace safety signs and symbols.
  • Comprehend workplace policies, procedures, and informational materials.
  • Comprehend basic spoken English.
  • Communicate essential safety-related information


Verification of Competency (VOC) is necessary every 2-3 years, depending on your organisation’s requirements. Click here to learn more about Verification of Competancy with ATS RTO.

Other Things to Know


Participants are required to bring one of the following current valid photo identification documents (ID) on the day of training:

  • Australian or International Passport
  • Driver’s Licence


The cost for a replacement ID card due to loss or theft is $45.


If the training is to be held on a client site, the following will be required:

  • Access to a training room
  • Access to yard
  • Vehicle

Assessment Methods

To be deemed competent, participants are required to successfully complete a combination of the written and practical tasks which form an assessment instrument.

Delivery Methods

The delivery of this course is face-to-face in a combination of classroom and practical activities in a simulated environment.

Payment Options

Pay via EFTPOS/ direct payment.

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Our curriculum is not just up-to-date; it's meticulously crafted to align with the latest industry demands, ensuring you stay ahead in your field.

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Our dedicated educators and support staff are committed to guiding every step of your journey, fostering an environment where professional excellence is not just achieved but expected.

Why Choose ATS RTO ?

With over 20 years experience delivering
training and assessment to the construction and rail industries, we pride ourselves on the quality of our training staff and coursework.

At ATS, we are dedicated to enhancing the skills and expanding the knowledge of
every student, with the objective of making your workplace a safer and more efficient environment.

What others are saying

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