Elevating Work Platform – EWP Training – RIIHAN301D Operate elevating work platform

Elevating Work Platform Association of Australia Incorporated  “YELLOW CARD”

EWP Training and Assessments booked on demand.scissors LiftBoom-Lift


1 day for training and assessment

  • Lots of practical experience
  • Minimum numbers required
  • Course booked on demand

Boom or Scissor Lift

Cost with CITB Funding: $225.00

Cost (No CITB Funding): $295.00 

Boom and Scissor Lift

Cost with CITB Funding: $220.00

Cost (without CITB Funding): $350.00                                



On successful completion you will be issued with:

  • Statement of Attainment (RIIHAN301D Operate elevating work platform)CITB
  • ‘Yellow Card’ issued the Elevating Work Platform Association of Australia Incorporated.



This course offers the information and skills you need to become an Elevating Work Platform (EWP) Operator and obtain a EWPA Yellow Card.

It provides basic training in the safe operation of EWPs. It covers the following skills and knowledge:

  • Record and maintain information
  • Assess ground conditions
  • Complete the positioning, stabilising, set up of EWPs
  • Operate and control an EWP
  • Apply risk assessment and hazard control
  • Use and interpret manufacturer’s specifications and data
  • Identify problems and equipment faults
  • Commonwealth, state or territory WHS legislation, standards and codes of practice
  • Ability to read and comprehend manufacturer’s instructions, procedures and safety signs
  • Understanding of EWP operations and operating techniques
  • Emergency procedures and safety equipment
  • Understanding of the hierarchy of hazard identification and control
  • Procedures for the recording, reporting and maintenance of workplace records and information
  • Typical routine problems encountered in the process and with equipment and adjustments required for correction



At completion of training, it is intended that you have knowledge of the following:

  • Appropriate National Legislative requirements
  • Site and equipment safety requirements
  • Equipment characteristics, technical capabilities and limitations
  • Elevating work platform operational procedures
  • Risk Management related to elevating work platforms
  • Requirements and constraints related to elevating work platforms


Training conditions are simulated to a mining/civil work environment in which:

  • Steel capped safety footwear and suitable clothing are essential
  • Sunscreen is advisable
  • Hardhats and vests are provided
  • Course manual, notepads, etc are provided

Assessment methods are of written, theory and practical observation. If you have any literacy problems please advise ACMT Operator Training Staff at the point of Application.



Contact Australian Civil and Mining Training

Phone: 08 8240 5523

Email: enquiries@acmt.net.au

OR fill out an enquiry form.