An employer has a "duty of care" to provide staff with a safe workplace. The Work Health and Safety Act and Regulations states that operators of plant equipment must undergo activity based instruction and training.
A Yellow Card provides 'evidence of training' for the following equipment:
Boom Lift (under 11m)
Trailer Lift or
The course structure is both specific to your particular model of equipment and to Elevating Work Platforms in general, delivering a broad overview.
Cobra Training Services provides public courses for scissor, boom (under 11m) and vertical lifts at our site in Wetherill Park, Sydney NSW on a weekly basis. We also provide this service at your site for groups of 4-12 people.
Site Inspections and Hazard Identification/Controls
Work Safely around powerlines and in windy conditions
Use of Operations Logbook
Safety Harness use and regulations
Identify and understand safety decals, operators manuals and compliance plates
Conduct Pre Operational checks of the Elevating Work Platform
Practical Safe Operation of the EWP
Emergency Descent Procedures
Verbal/Written and Practical Assessment
All participants meeting the assessment criteria will be issued an Elevating Work Platform Association ‘Trained Operator’ Yellow Card, specific to the type of EWP you have been trained in the use of; i.e. Boom Lift, Scissor Lift, Vertical Lift, Trailer Lift or Truck Mount.
Please note: This course does not cover Boom Type Lifts Over 11m Platform Height.
These types of EWPs require a National Licence for people performing High Risk Work, issued by the WHS Regulator in each state (eg WorkCover NSW). We also provide training and assessments for this High Risk Work licence requirement in our EWP course. Please ask us for more details.
Participants must be over 18 years of age, able to speak and understand English and provide suitable ID.
6 hours (depending on the size of the training group and level of knowledge and skills)
Boom Type Lifts Over 11m Platform Height
These types of EWPs require a License to Perform High Risk Work, issued by the WHS Regulator (eg Workcover NSW) in each state.
We can provide training and assessments for this qualification also.
Cobra Training Services | Structured Training & Licensing
The business was established in January 2003 by Chris Taylor to better address the need for the provision of professional structured training and licensing for operators of high risk plant and equipment.
We have since assisted over 9000 people in 'elevating their skills' and gaining a licence to operate specialised machinery and be able to complete their work safely and competently.
Chris's background in the plumbing/construction and plant hire industries and his wide experience as a tradesperson, technical sales specialist, product trainer and machine operator provides him with valuable "all-round" skills and knowledge as an expert workplace trainer and WorkCover accredited assessor.