Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)

Course Code CONISS016
Locations Portland, Sherwood Park (Warrnambool)

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Study Mode On Campus
Length Three days
Commencement Apply any time
Timetable This course is delivered over three eight-hour days with students undertaking revision reading at home after day one and day two. Assessments occur on day three.
Course Overview
Introduction

This course is designed for people wanting to gain a WorkSafe accredited licence to operate a boom-type elevated work platform (boom length 11m plus).

Successful completion of this course will give students the skills to operate a boom-type elevating platform to a satisfactory level and allow them to apply for their High Risk Work Licence through WorkSafe Victoria.

What will I Learn?

You will learn skills including:

  • Relevant technical standards
  • Manufacturer guidelines
  • Approved codes of practice
  • Relevant industry standards

Course Outcomes and Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this course will give you the skills to operate a boom type elevating platform to a satisfactory level and allow them to apply for your High Risk Work Licence through WorkSafe Victoria.

You will also receive a Statement of Attainment for nationally accredited units listed in the units offered section below.

Information Session

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Course Requirements
Entrance requirements & pre-requisites

Applicants must be over the age of 18 to commence this course.

Units offered

Elective Units

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Unit Code Unit Name Unit Hours Unit Consumables
TLILIC0005 Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more) 30 $0.00
Assessment

This course involves accredited units.  You will be required to complete assessment tasks to demonstrate your underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes to meet the course outcomes.  A combination of written, oral and practical assessment strategies will be used in either a classroom, online or workplace environment. 

Where units require demonstration of skills in a workplace environment, you will have the opportunity to do this either in your own workplace (where appropriate), through a practical placement, or by using one of the Institute's simulated workshops/classrooms.  Detailed information about the types, conduct and dates of assessments will be provided in advance.  You will also be provided with information about the opportunity for reassessment and appeal.

After applying

Once you have applied for your chosen course, you will receive a thank you email from South West TAFE with a few steps to help process your enrolment.

Complete a Pre-Training Review
You will receive an email to complete a Pre-Training Review online evaluation. This evaluation helps us tailor your training to suit your needs.

Create or provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI)
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Skills recognition
If you have experience or prior qualifications, you may be eligible to apply for recognition of prior learning and gain credits. You will be asked to provide any relevant Statement of Attainment to support identified credits.

Fees
Fees

This course is fee free and is exempt from the usual Government-subsidised eligibility criteria. 

You may only undertake one construction industry skill set course for free.

Next Steps
Careers and Course Advice

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Our Careers Coaches at the Skills and Jobs Centre is here to support you. Whether you’re exploring career options, transitioning from school to the workforce or looking to study after school we’re here to help you. Call, email or drop in.

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How to apply

There are five simple steps to apply for a course with us.

  1. Apply - complete a short online application form. Once this form is submitted we'll send you a thank you email.
  2. Get ready - your thank-you email will contain links to a pre-training review, to a unique student identifier and to government-subsidised training eligibility.
  3. Chat with your teacher - your teacher or course specialist will contact you about your Pre-Training Review outcomes and additional course information.
  4. Enrol - after chatting with your teacher, you will receive an email with your enrolment form and a link to verify your identity.
  5. Sign - once you've completed your enrolment, you will receive a declaration form to review and sign.

If need any assistance with applying, contact our Customer Service team on 1300 648 911 or visit your nearest campus.

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