RIIHAN301E Operate elevating work platform

Course Objective

This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to operate an elevating work platform in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries. This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles.

This nationally recognised course aims to teach applicants all the skills necessary to work on an elevating work platform (EWP). Unlike TLILIC2005 Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform, however, this course is for EWP machinery – usually with a maximum or nominal height below 11 metres.


Upon request, ACTA Group provide flexible delivery options whilst meeting national standards of compliance and safety.

  • Group booking discounts apply
  • Courses run weekly/monthly
  • Course times between 7:45 am/4 pm
  • 1 day course
  • Classroom or Onsite Training
  • Corporate packages
  • Real life facilities, done with industry experienced, current and competent trainers


  • Gold Coast
  • Onsite


The operate elevating work platform course is delivered in standard lecture format, with demonstrations included and active participation obligatory. Written assignments will also be an essential element of the course.

Upon successful completion, graduates of the course will receive a Statement of Attainment to signify their eligibility to operate elevated work platform for the purposes of employment.

Course Includes

  • Locates and applies relevant documentation, policies and procedures
  • Implements the requirements, procedures and techniques for the safe, effective and efficient completion of operating elevating work platforms including:
  • Selecting and using the required plant, tools and equipment
  • Planning and preparing for operating elevating work platforms
  • Identifying, addressing and/or reporting, verbally or in writing monitoring systems and alarms
  • Identifying and following procedures in emergency or hazardous situations
  • Applying hand-eye coordination
  • Works effectively with others to undertake and complete the operation of elevating work platforms that meet all of the required outcomes including:
  • Using a range of communication techniques and equipment to coordinate activities with others
  • Maintaining written and verbal reporting requirements and procedures
  • Demonstrates completion of operating elevating work platforms that safely, effectively and efficiently meets all of the required outcomes on more than one (1) occasion including:
  • Stabilising elevating work platform
  • Selecting safety devices and correctly ensuring safety of personnel and surrounding site
  • Completing work platform inspections and fault finding
  • Completing operational servicing, lubrication and housekeeping tasks
  • Disposing of environmentally sensitive oils, fluids and materials

Course Requirements

  • Be at least 15 years of age;
  • Have completed Year 10 in the Australian school system or equivalent; and
  • Have language, literacy and numeracy skills equivalent to ACSF Level 2.
  • Provision of the participant’s Unique Student Identifier (USI); and
  • Provision of Australian legal photo identification for assessment purposes.
  • Must wear enclosed shoes

Training Pathways

  • RII31615 Certificate III in Trenchless Technology
  • RII31215 Certificate III in Civil Foundations
  • RII30815 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations
  • RII30115 Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations
  • RII20715 Certificate III in Civil Construction
  • RII20315 Certificate II in Underground Coal Mining

Next Steps

Thank you again for your interest in this course program. Please contact ACTA Group’s Participant Support team on 1300 011 144 or info@actagroup.com.au to commence the application process

Operate elevated work platform



Name Date Time Duration Service Fee RPL Fee
4/19 Central Drive, Burleigh Heads QLD 4220
Operate elevated work platform - 3rd June 2022 03/06/2022 - 03/06/2022 7:45 am to 4 pm 1 Day $350.00 $179
Operate elevated work platform - 17th June 2022 17/06/2022 - 17/06/2022 7:45 am to 4 pm 1 Day $350.00 $179