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Boom Type Elevating Work Platform 11 Meter And Over Unit Of Competency Training And Assessment.

Jack Australia is committed to offer high level of training in accordance with NSW Occupational Health &Safety act 2000, and NSW Work Cover Authority guidelines to safely operate boom type EWP, elevating work platforms over 11 meters.

We offer a "hands on approach" and provide all relevant aspects of practical training and theory required for the applicants to approach elevated work platform assessment with confidence.

The WP 11 meter and over Work Platform ticket is a nationally recognised unit of competency. Jack Australia maintains the training program in accordance with licensing and assessment requirements of NOHSC:7019 (1992) and all assessments are performed by a qualified, independent Work Cover assessor

All states of Australia have OHS regulations in place to secure and promote health safety and welfare of all people, and employees' of the employer in the work place, and further states the duty extends to providing such information, instruction, training and supervision as may be necessary to ensure the employees' health and safety at work. Therefore EWP, elevated work platform's 11 meter and over (WP) operator need to meet minimum training and assessment standards for the purpose of certification.

Whether you are a employer, employee or self employed, located in New South Wales, we recommend to familiarise yourself with the NSW Occupational Health & Safety act 2000. To assist we have placed a link on our Contact Us page, please take the time to read through this document.


1. Duration Of EWP Over 11 Meter Elevated Work Platform Unit Of Competency Training Session.


Applicants start time is 7am Monday to Friday BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL, initial training session is approximately 6-8 hours depending on class size, applicants aptitude and experience. All aspects of EWP, elevated work platform unit of competency must be completed to a satisfactory level before an assessment will take place. 


2. EWP 11 Meter And Over Elevated Work Platform Training Course Content.

  • Introduction EWP training aid video, verbal discussion of previous experience.
  • Pre start safety checks, and correct use of the EWP yellow log book.
  • Practical demonstration on relevant serviced EWP machinery. 
  • Hazard management, planning and preparing work for EWP.
  • OHS regulations and duty of care for the safe use of Elevating work platforms.
  • Correct procedures for setting up, operating and shutting down EWP machines.


3. Duration Of EWP Over 11 Meter Elevating Work Platform Unit Of Competency Assessment.


Depending on class sizes, applicants aptitude and experience, assessments duration is another 6 to 8 Hours. Assessments take place only if applicant satisfactorily show competence and applies themselves to study Work Cover EWP, elevating work platform instrument supplied by Jack Australia this is why we recommend a minimum of 7 to 10 days after initial training session, to absorb theoretical information required for assessment, we also recommend to perform EWP practical knowledge as demonstrated on initial training day during this period, to assist the applicant when assessed. Start time is usually 8am Monday to Friday, when a Work Cover assessor is available. Applicants will be informed approximately 48 hours prior to assessment to confirm there readiness. ALL ASSESSMENTS ARE PERFORMED BY A INDEPENDENT WORK COVER ASSESSOR. All aspects of EWP Elevating Work Platform Unit of Competency must be completed to a satisfactory level during assessment, or FAILURE IS A POSSIBILITY


4. EWP 11 Meter And Over Elevating Work Platform Practical And Theory Topics To Be Assessed.

  • Safety when operating a EWP.
  • Safety equipment required for use on elevating work platforms.
  • Consultation with site personnel.
  • Safe procedures when operating a EWP.
  • Working near power lines.
  • Identifying hazards.
  • Hazard control strategies.
  • EWP set up procedures.
  • Daily site job planning.
  • Correct use of the (EDD) emergency descent device.
  • Correct assistance during escape procedures.
  • EWP Pre operational checks.
  • After start checks.
  • Shutting down of EWP.
  • Correct use of the service EWP log book.
  • Mobilising and maneuvering and EWP.
  • Using chemicals.
  • EWP night work.


5. Process Upon Successful Completion Of EWP Boom Type 11 Meter And Over Elevating Work Platform Unit Of Competency.


Upon successful completion of EWP training, and Work Platform assessment the Work Cover assessor will provide you with a assessment summary form (AS-1). This form will be valid as a temporary licence for a maximum period of 14 days. Once you receive the nationally recognised "Statement Of Attainment" for the use of EWP, boom type elevating workplatforms 11 meters and above, will replace form (AS-1) and will become your temporary licence for a period of 60 days DO NOT MISPLACE EITHER FORM (AS-1) OR STATEMENT OF ATTAINMENT FOR EWP, BOOM TYPE ELEVATING WORK PLATFORMS 11 METERS AND OVER. Once the applicant has received the statement of attainment, along with form (AS-1) you will need to take both these documents to participating Australia Post Office's, with your 100 points of ID, along with a passport size photo of the applicant. The Australia Post Office will request applicant to fill out an additional form (F-1), and on applicants behalf will forward documentation to relevant authority for processing of your licence and sent to nominated address. Failing to lodge documentation with in specified period, may render your licence INVALID, and EWP training and assessment will need to be undertaken and paid in full again.

EWP Work Platform Over 11 meters
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EWP machinery supplied is serviced as required and in excellent working order. We have specific EWP, elevated work platforms dedicated for EWP training and seldom hired, giving you confidence that work platform will be available on the day needed on both your training and assessment day. 



6. EWP, 11 Meter & Over Elevated Work Platform Trainee Requirements.

  • Applicants to be assessed must be (18) eighteen years of age or older. 
  • Ability to supply 100 points (or greater) of identification as specified. 
  • Adequate safety boots.
  • High visabilty vest/clothing.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Suitable eye protection.
  • Be literate in basic english.
  • Commitment to study WP instrument provided.
  • Ability to show respect to trainers and other applicants


7. Proof Of Identity Required For Assessment.


Applicants must bring 100 points of identification with them on day of assessing. Listed below are documents accepted by Work Cover as suitable forms of identification.


  (A) Primary Documents (only one of these can be used)

  • 70 points for current Passport, or if expired not older than 2 years, cancelled not accepted.
  • 70 points for Australian Birth Certificate, or birth card issued by Registrar of Birth Deaths and Marriages.
  • 70 points for Australian Citizenship Certificate.

(B) Secondary Documents (If you are going to use credit card and savings account cards must be from differant bank accounts)

  • (40 points) Australian Drivers Licence.
  • (25 points) NSW Photo card.
  • (25 points) Motor Vehicle Registration or Insurance Documents.
  • (25 points) Dept Veterans Affairs Card.
  • (25 Points) Centrelink Card.
  • (25 points) Property (council) rates notice.
  • (25 points) Property Lease Agreements.
  • (25 points) Home Insurance Documents.
  • (25 points) Utility Bill e.g Water Gas Electricty.
  • (25 points) Bank Statements.
  • (25 points) Medicare Card.


8. EWP, 11 Meter & Over Elevated Work Platform Course Inquiry.


For EWP Work Cover over 11 meter boom type elevated work platform unit of competency please complete the for below for a Jack Australia qualified training representative to contact you or alternatively contact us on phone numbers provided. For a prompt reply please include contact phone number.

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