Elevated Work Platform Course ( EWP Training)

US 23966 Compulsory theory unit plus US 23960 Scissor lift and US 23962 Self-propelled boom lift – $390 per trainee + GST

Quote from Worksafe NZ Mobile Elevated Work Platforms Best practice guidelines August 2014

An employer or principal who tells someone to use Mobile Elevated Work Platforms must make sure that the operator is adequately trained by a competent person and can demonstrate their competency before using any equipment.

The only means identified as demonstrated competency is through completing nationally recognised Elevated Work Platforms’ NZQA unit standards.

ACT Safety Ltd offers quality EWP training and assessment in these units.

EWP Training purposes:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of legislative requirements in relation to Codes of practice and the use of EWP’s.
  • Hazard management-identifying assessing and controlling hazards.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of types of EWP’s, and their suitability for purpose
  • Safety features of EWP including pre start checks, use of safety harness, reporting problems and incidents
  • Emergency rescue plans and retrieval systems.

NZQA EWP Training Unit Standards Included

US 23966: Describe types of elevating work platforms (EWPs), and legislative requirements for their use 

Key learning outcomes of EWP training (US 23966)

  • Demonstrate knowledge of types of EWPs, their suitability for purpose, and safety features (range: scissor lift, truck mounted, self-propelled boom lift, trailer mounted, vertical lift)
  • Demonstrate knowledge of legislative requirements in relation to Code of Practice and the use of EWPs

US 23961: Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a truck-mounted elevating work platform (EWP)

Key learning outcomes of EWP training (US 23961)

  • Assess the worksite, and prepare to use a truck-mounted mounted EWP
  • Carry out operations in a workplace environment, report faults, and shut down the truck-mounted mounted EWP

US 23962: Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a self-propelled boom lift elevating work platform (EWP)

Key learning outcomes of EWP training (US 23962)

  • Assess the worksite, and prepare to use a self-propelled boom lift EWP.
  • Carry out operations in a workplace environment, report faults, and shut down the self-propelled boom lift EWP.

US 23963: Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a trailer-mounted elevating work platform (EWP) 

Key learning outcomes of EWP training (US 23963)

  • Assess the worksite, and prepare to use a trailer-mounted EWP
  • Carry out operations in a workplace environment, report faults, and shut down the trailer mounted EWP.
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US 23964: Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a trailer-mounted elevating work platform (EWP) 

Key learning outcomes of EWP training (US 23964)

  • Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a vertical lift elevating work platform (EWP)
  • Carry out operations in a workplace environment, report faults, and shut down the vertical lift EWP.
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