Elevated Work Platform (EWP)

Above 11m

Are you in a workplace where you will need to operate a boom lift over 11m? Then the law states you must have a High Risk Work Licence

TLILIC0005 Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)

Course Overview

For a boom-type EWP, where the boom length exceeds 11 metres, the operator must be licensed. It has been classed as high risk work since 1 September 2010. To undertake this work you need a Licence to Perform High Risk Work.

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.

Course Outcomes

  • On completion of the course you will be able to
  • Plan work
  • Conduct routine checks
  • Set up elevating work platform
  • Operate elevating work platform
  • Shut down and secure elevating work platform
  • If successful you will receive a Statement of Attainment
  • South Australia: You will also be issued with a tax invoice which you can use to get your High Work Risk Licence within 60 days from an Australian Post Office or Service SA Centre at an additional cost of $79.50*.
  • * Subject to change and correct at time of printing. Please contact SafeWorkSA to confirm current licence fee.
  • Northern Territory: To receive your High Risk Licence you need to submit your completed application (provided by Civil Train), together with payment (currently $76**) and all supporting documents to the Territory Business Centre.
  • ** Subject to change and correct at time of printing. Please contact WorkSafe NT to confirm current licence fee.

Course Duration

This course is two (2) days.

Entry Requirements


Entrants will need a level of language and literacy skills to enable them to meet the requirements of the course.

Civil Train recommends year 10 school completion or equivalent as a guide to the level required for short courses.

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.  As an example, the applicant must be able to read and comprehend hazard warning signs, load charts, data plates and any other safe operating requirement.  The applicant must be able to communicate this information to the registered assessor.

All aspects of assessment must be conducted in English.  Interpreters must not be used during the assessment process.

Learners need to be 18 years of age and over for licensing requirements of TLILIC0005 – Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)

Learners will be sent a course workbook which must be read before attending the course.

Delivery & Assessment

This course is delivered and assessed face to face.

There are theory and practical training and assessment components to the course.


South Australia

Public courses are scheduled frequently in Adelaide.
Civil Train SA can come to your worksite to deliver – please contact the relevant office for a quote.

Northern Territory

Public courses are scheduled frequently in Alice Springs and Darwin.
Civil Train also deliver at your worksite if your equipment and facility can meet the WorkSafe NT Assessment requirements – please contact your local 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.

Personal Protective Equipment

Enclosed, safety footwear, long pants and long- sleeved shirts with hi-vis are required. Other sites may have other requirements which will be confirmed at the time of booking. Failure to wear correct PPE may prevent the participant from completing the practical training and/or assessment

Date Time Location Full Fee Cost Enrolling Myself Enrolling Someone Else
15 & 16 June 2022 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Civil Train Regency $580.00

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