Elevating Work Platform (EWP) with Pre-Reading

TLILIC0005 – Licence to Operate a Boom-Type Elevating Work Platform (Boom Length 11 Metres or More)



This course is based on the requirements of the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work. It is aimed at those required to operate a boom-type elevating work platform – EWP (WP) with a boom length of 11 metres or more.

This course consists of self-paced pre-reading which is a mandatory requirement and is to be completed in your own time prior to the day of assessment.

You will be sent an electronic copy of the training manual to study once your booking has been processed by one of our friendly training team (during office hours Monday -Friday).

Students will attain the practical application and understanding required to plan the work, conduct routine checks, set up, operate, shut down and secure the elevating work platform – EWP (WP) and will be able to:

  • Carry out hazard identification and risk assessment
  • Understand legislative requirements
  • Conduct routine checks including pre and post operational
  • Set up and operate the elevating work platform – EWP (WP)
  • Shut down and secure the elevating work platform – EWP (WP)

Course cost does not include the WorkSafe High Risk Licence application fee of $95.00. Participants are required to submit their own application to WorkSafe.


  • Participants must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must complete pre-course reading
  • Ability to read, write and understand English
  • Present photo I.D. on arrival
  • Complete a ‘Fitness to Complete Training’ form. The student is required to declare any medical issue that may exclude them from full participation
  • Wear normal work clothing, steel cap shoes/boots and remove all jewellery prior to commencement


1 Day


On successful completion of this course students will be issued with a:

  • Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment for TLILIC0005 Licence to Operate a Boom Type Elevating Work Platform (Boom Length 11 metres or more).
  • Interim High Risk Work Licence, valid for 60 days. Which allows you to operate an EWP whilst your submitted application is being processed by WorkSafe.

The Unique Student Identifier (USI) must be supplied and verified prior to issuance.


Your Statement of Attainment does not have an expiry date, however, your High Risk Work Licence expires every 5 years. You must not carry out high risk work until your licence has been renewed.


  • Theory Assessment
  • Practical Assessment


Students will be provided with morning tea and refreshments for all courses run at Saferight.
Saferight has kitchen facilities for people who wish to bring their own lunch or alternatively, there are cafes and lunch bars within close proximity.


On completion of the course, students working in the construction industry may be eligible to apply for a subsidy of up to 80% from the Construction Training Fund. Click here for more information.