This Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (EWPA) Yellow Card training course provides the skills and knowledge required to operate an elevating work platform under 11 metres. The scissor lift certification class is designed to ensure that successful participants are able to safely use various types of Mobile Elevated Work Platforms, including Boom Lifts under 11 metres.

Our Scissor Lift training will teach you the skills to:

  • Operate elevated work platforms under 11 meters
  • Operate a scissor lift
  • Understand equipment characteristics, technical capabilities and limitations of equipment
  • Understand operational procedures
  • Identify hazards and assess risks associated with operation
  • Check and assess operational capabilities of equipment
  • Access, interpret and apply technical information relating to the planning and operation of equipment

Our Boom Lift under 11 metres training will teach you the skills to:

  • Operate elevated work platforms under 11 metres
  • Operate a Boom Lift under 11 metres
  • Understand equipment characteristics, technical capabilities and limitations of equipment
  • Understand operational procedures
  • Identify hazards and assess risks associated with operation
  • Check and assess operational capabilities of equipment
  • Access, interpret and apply technical information relating to the planning and operation of equipment

Get your boom lift and scissor lift certification with MultiSkills

The EWPA Yellow Card training course takes 1 day and upon successful completion of this course you will be issued with a nationally accredited statement of attainment. Your EWPA yellow card will be issued by the Elevated Work Platform Association (EWPA) and can only be obtained by completing a training course by a registered training organisation. Without a valid yellow card, you won’t be able to operate a scissor lift.

If you’re interested in finding out more about getting your boom lift and scissor lift certification with MultiSkills, get in touch with our expert team via our contact page or give us a call on 1800SKILLS.

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Important Information

Units of Competency

  • RIIHAN301E – Operate elevating work platform

Age

  • Minimum 18 years

Duration

  • 6 hours

Flexible Delivery

  • This course can be delivered to accommodate learning styles and employment arrangements.

Class Sizes

  • Low student to trainer ratio

Location

  • Factory 6/43-47 Riverside Avenue, Werribee VIC 3030
  • 351-359 Portarlington Road, Moolap VIC 3224 (Geelong)

Assessment Method

  • Written activities, verbal questions, observation and practical demonstration

Eligibility

  • As MultiSkills Training is not CRICOS approved we are unable to enrol any students that are on a student VISA, if you are on a student VISA you will need to go to a TAFE or RTO that is CRICOS approved.

Entry Requirements

  • Ability to comprehend the English language
  • A USI Number (Unique Student Identifier) Visit: www.usi.gov.au
  • Safety footwear

Additional Information

  • Upon successful completion of this course, you will be issued with a nationally accredited statement of attainment

Fees

Fee for service

  • $300 (per machine)
  • Scissor & Boom lift under 11 metres package price $375.00
  • MultiSkills can also offer V.O.C. (Verification of Competency) options, either on or offsite. Contact us for details.

Reassessment Fees

  • Theory Re-Assessment – $150
  • Practical & Theory Re-Assessment – 80% of the total course fee

Package Deals

  • Please be advised that we also have a package deal that includes, Boom lift over 11 metres, Scissor Lift and Working at Heights. If you are interested in all of these courses the total cost of all three courses would be $1050 (normally $1250) which is a saving of $200!
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Contact Us

If you require further information or would like to book, please contact our friendly administration team on 1800SKILLS or email us at info@multiskills.com.au

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you need a license to operate a scissor lift in Victoria?

No, however, a scissor lift course will train you to safely operate an elevated work platform under 11 metres. A Boom lift course will train you to operate an elevated work platform under 11 meters. MultiSkills deliver both these one-day courses at our Geelong and Werribee locations.

Do you need to be certified to operate a scissor lift?

After successfully completing a scissor lift course or a boom lift course under 11 meters, you will receive a statement of attainment and a competency card enabling you to operate elevating work platform. Most employers require their workers to have completed a scissor lift course prior to using a scissor lift

How do I get certified to operate a scissor lift?

You just need to attend a one-day scissor lift course at MultiSkills Training to obtain a statement of attainment for RIIHAN301E – Operate elevating work platform

How long does a scissor lift course take?

The scissor lift course at MultiSkills Training takes 6 – 8 hours. It covers the theory and practical use of scissor lifts in the unit of competency RIIHAN301B – operating elevated work platforms

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