High Risk Work Licence Courses

  • Roles and responsibilities of emergency services
  • Eight stages of rescue operations
  • Hazards of vehicle rescue
  • Rescue equipment and their uses
  • Maintenance
  • Vehicle stabilization
  • Use of mechanical devices
  • Use hydraulic devices
  • Casualty protection
  • Casualty extraction

Licence to Operate a Boom-Type Elevating Work Platform (Boom Length 11 Metres or more)

This unit specifies the outcomes required to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more) for licensing purposes, and involves the operation of a telescoping device, hinged device, or articulated device or any combination of these used to support a platform on which personnel, equipment and materials may be elevated to perform work. The 11 metre boom length shall be taken to mean the greater of the following:

(a) The vertical distance from the floor of the platform to the surface supporting the elevating work platform with the platform at its maximum height; or

(b) The nominal reach, measured horizontally from the centre point of rotation to the outer edge of the platform in its most extended position.>

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