Elevated Work Platform (EWP) Below 11m Scissor and Boom Lift

CCFSA Endorsed

Are you in a workplace where you will need to operate a scissor and boom lift, but not go above 11m?

RIIHAN301E Operate elevating work platform

Course Overview

EWPs are powered mobile plant designed to lift or lower people and equipment to a work location, by means of a telescoping device or articulated device, beyond a base support.

This course trains and assesses in the operation of a scissor type lift (unrestricted height) and boom lift (below 11m height).

This course satisfies the SafeWork SA minimum training requirements expected for workers who operate EWPs in accordance with the person conducting a business or undertaking’s (PCBU) primary duty of care under the Work Health and Safety Act 2012.

This unit is a nationally accredited competency only.
For enquiries on acquiring the Yellow Card endorsed by Elevated Work Platform Association (EWPA) please email courses@ccfsa.com.au.

Course Outcomes

On completion of the course you will be able to:

  • Plan and prepare for operating an elevating work platform
  • Conduct work activities from elevating work platform
  • Carry out operator maintenance
  • Clean up

Upon successful completion, you will receive a Statement of Attainment and a competency card which will identify whether you were assessed on Scissor lift or Boom lift.

    Course Duration

    This course is one (1) day.

    Entry Requirements

    All learners must be 16 years or older and will be required to provide photographic identification upon arriving for their course.

    • In South Australia a child of compulsory school age (between 6-16 years of age) cannot be employed during the hours that they are required to attend school or participate in an approved training program.
    • If you are under 16 years of age, you can still apply for Civil Train SA courses, but you will need to talk to your School’s principal to discuss your exemption. The principle will provide you with the appropriate exemption application form and tell you what evidence or documentation is required.

    As part of your course enrolment at Civil Train there is a requirement that you complete a short online quiz. This will assist Civil Train to understand your current levels of language, literacy and numeracy (LLN), to ensure you are at the appropriate level to successfully complete your selected training course. This is a one-time quiz and results will be saved to your learner file and referred to for all future enrolments.

    The applicant must be able to use the English language at a level that is appropriate for the safe use and operation of the particular class of equipment, including:

    • using a range of communication techniques and equipment to coordinate activities with others
    • maintaining written and verbal reporting requirements and procedures

    Please note: Civil Train only carries out assessments in English.  If English is your second language, you may engage a professional (accredited) and independent translator at your cost, for training purposes only.  However, you will be required to undertake the assessment in English without the aid of your translator.

    Learners must be comfortable to work at heights, this is a requirement for your assessment.

    Delivery & Assessment

    This course is delivered and assessed face to face.
    There are theory, practical training and assessment components to the course.


    Public courses are scheduled frequently in Adelaide, Alice Springs and Darwin.
    This course can also be delivered regionally and Civil Train can come to your worksite to deliver training to a group of employees – please contact the office for a quote.

    Fees Breakdown

    Please refer to our Fees Schedule for current fees and subsidies.

    Please refer to our Fees and Refunds Policy for terms and conditions.



    Alice Springs

    Date Time Location Full Fee Cost Enrolling Myself Enrolling Someone Else
    25 September 2024 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Civil Train - Unit 2 16-18 Tikalara, Regency Park, SA, 5010 $660.00
    25 October 2024 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Civil Train - Unit 2 16-18 Tikalara, Regency Park, SA, 5010 $660.00
    12 June 2025 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Civil Train - Unit 2 16-18 Tikalara, Regency Park, SA, 5010 $660.00

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