• Bowen, Townsville, Carins


This course covers the skills and knowledge required to safely operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more) for licensing purposes, and involves the operation of a telescoping device, hinged device, or articulated device or any combination of these used to support a platform on which personnel, equipment and materials may be elevated to perform work.

The 11 metre boom length shall be taken to mean the greater of the following:

(a) The vertical distance from the floor of the platform to the surface supporting the elevating work platform with the platform at its maximum height; or

(b) The nominal reach, measured horizontally from the centre point of rotation to the outer edge of the platform in its most extended position.

Assessment for High Risk Work (HRW) licences is undertaken by an accredited assessor approved by Workplace Health and Safety Queensland.

What’s covered

  • Plan and prepare for operating an elevating work platform
  • Perform pre-start and post-start inspections/checks
  • Identify and address potential risks and hazards
  • Implement control measures
  • Obtain and interpret emergency procedures
  • Mobile, position and set up an elevating work platform
  • Conduct work activities from elevating work platform
  • Carry out operator maintenance

This unit is based on the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work.

This training is conducted under agreement with MyneSight Pty Ltd RTO #31900.

RIIWHS204D – Work Safely at Heights or equivalent

Participants must be at least 18 years of age to undertake assessment

Participants are required to have a reasonable level of language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) ability to ensure the successful completion of this course and must be able to read and write basic English and carry out basic calculations.

On successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with an electronic Statement of Attainment for: TLILIC0005 – Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)

Successful applicants will also receive an assessment summary (AS1) from the accredited assessor.

3 days

Training is delivered face-to-face by experienced industry trainers.

Participants will be required to complete theory and practical activities and assessments.

Training is generally delivered at our Training Centre in Bowen or at a purpose-built training location in Cannonvale or on site in a suitable training environment.

Photo ID

Your Unique Student Identifier (USI) Number

To create or retrieve your USI number visit: www.usi.gov.au/students

Please ensure you wear appropriate work clothing and steel capped work boots.


Tea and coffee will be supplied. Please bring smoko and lunch as required.

Not applicable.

Visit the following link for access to the application for a new Queensland HRW Licence:



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