A boom-type elevating work platform is an articulating, scissor, or telescoping device that is used to help position materials, equipment or personnel on the job. It is often used as a work area for elevated personnel working from this platform as well. The License to Operate a Boom-Type Elevating Work Platform (Boom Length 11 Metres or More) course provides the knowledge and skills that are required for students to complete, prepare and plan work using an elevating work platform while sticking with the national standards. Students will learn how to conduct routine checks on the work platform, how to check the device’s controls, how to shut down the elevated work platform, how to operate the elevating work platform, and how to carefully plan work using this platform.
When taking this course, students will learn how to identify any potential hazards on the job, and they’ll also learn how to use hazard control measures to ensure that equipment and personnel are kept safe during the operation of an elevating work platform. This course also teaches students how to check the service logbook for compliance, how to visually check the elevating work platform for any damage or defects, and how to secure the platform and fit the safety equipment that must be used. Other areas that the course will cover include: how to check communication equipment, how to appropriately report damage and defects according to proper procedures; how to identify and test essential safety devices, how to stow and secure work gear and tools; how to lower and stow the elevated work platform according to procedures, and how to shut the device down properly.
Once participants have completed the License to Operate a Boom-Type Elevating Work Platform (Boom Length 11 Metres or More) course, they will be issued a Statement of Attainment for the License to Operate a Boom-Type Elevating Work Platform (Boom Length 11 Metres or More) course. After successfully completing this course, participants also have the ability to submit an application for a high risk work license, but it must be submitted within 60 days after completing the course. Students will have to pay their own licensing fees.
Students who take the License to Operate a Boom-Type Elevating Work Platform (Boom Length 11 Metres or More) course will have the benefit of essential skills they will use on the job, such as how to maintain and record elevating work platform operations information, how to position, set up, and stabilise elevating work platforms, and how to control and operate an elevating work platform. Other skills students will benefit from include how to communicate with other personnel on site, how to identify equipment faults and problems, and how to use safety equipment when operating an elevating work platform.
This course is delivered by our partners Brisbane Truck School, Ticket Training solutions and Sheer Workplace Training.
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