RIIHAN301E - Operate elevating work platform

Course Information

  • DELIVERY: Face to Face Training
  • COST: $250
  • DURATION: 1 Day Course
  • LOCATION: 3/14-16 Marjorie Street, Sefton NSW 2162
  • Combo price:RIIHAN301E Operate elevating work platform + TLILIC0005 Licence to operate a boom type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more) $850

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to operate an elevating work platform at any height.

This unit applies to those working in operational roles.

The work required in this unit relates to the National Standard for High Risk Work but this unit does not provide the licence. Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements that may apply to this unit can vary between states, territories and industry sectors, and must be sourced prior to applying this unit.

This unit alone does not provide sufficient skill to independently load and unload equipment. To perform this activity safely, personnel must either complete or be assisted by someone who has completed RIIHAN308F Load and Unload Plant or equivalent.

Entry Requirements

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Successfully complete the enrolment process including LLN assessment.

Where training and assessment is to be completed in the workplace, the following entry requirement is included:

  • Nominate and have approved a suitable workplace to complete the course.


The total duration is 1 day. Training and assessment are conducted.

Training Overview

  • Operate: Lifting to varying heights and traveling through obstacles
  • Plan Operations: Hazard management
  • Pre-operational Inspections: on each type of EWP class being conducted
  • Conclude Operations: Parking, securing the equipment, and following site-specific procedures

Vocational Outcome

  • Operational Competence: Master EWP operation adhering to safety standards, including pre-operation checks, efficient use, and proper shutdown.
  • Risk Management: Learn to identify and mitigate EWP operation risks with appropriate safety and emergency measures.
  • Compliance: Acquire skills in using EWP documentation for compliance with laws and site rules, plus managing post-operation records.
  • Communication: Enhance coordination and communication abilities for safe and coordinated EWP use.
  • Maintenance and Housekeeping: Understand post-use cleaning, maintenance, and material handling for EWPs.


Students who successfully complete this unit of competency will be awarded a statement of attainment and wallet sized card. Employment pathways upon the completion of this unit of competency include a range of possible job titles that require working at heights.

Students completing this unit of competency may decide to undertake additional studies such as RII30820- Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations, RII30920- Certificate III in Civil Construction and RII20520- Certificate II in Resource Processing.

Fees and Charges

  • Group discounts apply
  • Refund and fee protection policy – Please refer to the student handbook
  • Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront; group booking payment terms are based on agreement.