Elevating Work Platform – EWP Training

RIIHAN301E – Operate elevating work platform

Course Options

1 day Training and Assessment Course

Boom (under 11m) or Scissor Lift

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


Cost with CITB Funding :$115.00

Cost (No CITB Funding):$295.00  

1 Day Training and Assessment Course

Boom (under 11m) and Scissor Lift

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


Cost with CITB Funding: $205.00

Cost (No CITB Funding): $475.00

VOC – Verification of Competency Assessment

  • Flexible dates
  • Onsite assessments
  • Can be done in conjunction with a ticket/qualification, or
  • Participants must hold a ticket/qualification
  • More information

What is involved

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

What you get at the end

On successful completion you will be issued with:

  • Statement of Attainment 
  • ‘Yellow Card’ issued the Elevating Work Platform Association of Australia Incorporated.

What you need to bring

  • Photo ID
  • Steel capped boots

What the course will cover

  • 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

What is involved

Assessment methods are:

  • written theory
  • practical observation

If you have any literacy problems please advise ACMT Operator Training Staff at the point of Application.

Note: To operate a Boom Lift over 11 metres, you will need to obtain a High Risk Work Licence.

See High Risk EWP over 11m

One on One Training – Flexible Booking Dates – Quality Machines

Book on a date that suits you, get lots of experience and learn on some of the latest equipment!

Bookings Essential

Contact us or fill out an enquiry form

Opening Hours

8am - 5pm Monday-Friday




08 8240 5523

Training Site

27 Veitch Road OSBORNE SA 5017

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