This course provides people in the Building and Construction industries with the ability to assess and select suitable EWP and an understanding of legislative requirements. 

It will provide the skills and knowledge to work safely and competently in setting up, daily maintenance and operation of various types of elevating work platforms on a construction or industrial site.

Best Practice Guidelines Highly Recommended.

An operator must also be able to demonstrate competence for harness use.
A recommended means of achieving this is: US23229 - Use a Safety Harness for Personal Fall Prevention when working at height.

**Meets Worksafe NZ (formerly DoL) Best Practice Guidelines for Working at Heights.**

  • Credit Value:
    10
  • Location:
    Auckland, Nelson, Marlborough, West Coast
  • Method of Study:
    One day short course
  • Start Date:
    Multiple intakes per year

Core Elements

  • Types of EWPs and legislative requirements for their use
  • Assessing a site for and using both a scissor lift and a self-propelled boom lift EWP
  • Carrying out operations with both a scissor lift & self-propelled boom lift EWP

Compulsory Unit Standards

  • US 23960 Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a scissor lift EWP
  • US 23962 Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a self propelled boom lift EWP
  • US 23966 Describe types of elevating work platforms (EWPs), and legislative requirements for their use

Meets Worksafe NZ (formerly DoL) Best Practice Guidance Notes for Working at Heights.

Entry Criteria

  • Be 16 years of age or over.
  • Applicants for whom English is a second language must meet IELTS (or equivalent) Level 5.5.

Note: Some courses within this programme require specific levels of physical ability and aptitude for working at heights. 

Disclaimer

This is a Safety Sensitive Programme