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EWP Elevating Work Platform

Course Details

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Unit of Competency

TLILIC2016 – Licence to drive a heavy rigid vehicle

Entry Requirements

Must be minimum 18 years of age and have photo I.D. that includes name, signature and date of birth & secondary ID.

Course Content

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Theory & Practical Training within our warehouse, WorkSafe assessment on completion of the course.

Theory: EWP (Elevated Work Platform) learner guide is provided upon booking which must be read in order to successfully complete the written theory and calculations assessments. 

*Verbal test available at an extra cost


EWP (Elevated Work Platform) learner guide is provided upon booking which must be read in order to successfully complete the written theory and calculations assessments. *Verbal test available at an extra cost


Pre-Operational checks of elevated work platform and working area, negotiating hazards, applying emergency procedures, pre-start checks, checking compliance plate and load chart, entering and exiting work platform correctly, documentation, shutting down procedures and complying with Commonwealth, State and/or Territory work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS)/occupational safety and health (OSH) legislation and regulations.


 Self-propelled boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more) and relevant and appropriate materials, tools, equipment and personal protective equipment currently used in industry


Victorian Workcover Authority Assessment 


Onsite training & testing of elevated work platform operation is available upon request. Minimum numbers and WorkSafe criteria apply.

Who is this course suitable for?

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This course is designed for beginners wanting to work in indoor or outdoors jobs from elevated heights, such as construction and maintenance, window washing and repair, electrical line repairs, tree care work, warehouses, fruit picking, safety inspections, and more.


Student/Instructor Ratio 1:1



To operate an Elevated Work Platform (boom length 11 metres or more) such as scissor lifts, cherry pickers, trailer or vehicle mounted lifts, safely and effectively. To pass the Victorian Worksafe Authority assessment *The National Assessment Instrument (NAI) for the HRWL to operate the relevant licencing class.

Course Duration, Fee and Available Sites

Delivered and assessed over 2 full days.

Course Fee: $495

The elevated work platform operation course is delivered at TDT Training Australia Bendigo campus.

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Special Conditions

Course duration/costs do not guarantee students will sit the on road licence test. To be eligible to test, students MUST first meet VicRoads criteria. If criteria are NOT met students will not be able to undergo the on road test and will continue to train for the duration of the course. Additional costs will apply if students book subsequent training and/or testing.

Price List

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Full Course Day Course


Licence Fee (Subject to change, payable to Worksafe)


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Verbal Test (add price to origin booking)


Drive Re-test (Practical)


Theory Re-test


Calculations Re-test


Verbal Re-test (theory)


Full Re-test (theory & practical)


Full Re-test (including theory, practical & verbal)


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You can get an EWP licence when you complete courses offered by official providers such as TDT Training Australia. Elevated work platforms in Australia Elevated work platforms in Australia are subject to strict safety regulations and elevating work platform training requirements to ensure the protection of workers and adherence to standards.
To obtain a scissor lift ticket, you must enrol in a scissor lift training course provided by a Registered Training Organisation like TDT Training Australia. Complete the required training and assessments and receive certification for a scissor lift licence.
Scissor lift and boom lift training encompass essential safety protocols for operating both aerial work platforms, covering controls, maneuvers, fall protection, maintenance, and emergency procedures to comply with regulations and ensure worker safety, often including written assessments and refresher courses to maintain proficiency.