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What licence do I need to operate EWP

What licence do I need to operate an EWP? When it comes to licencing for EWP’s, there are two common […]

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What is the difference between basic, intermediate and advanced scaffolding?

Types of scaffolding course and licenses Erecting scaffolding is a critical part of any construction or refurbishment project where workers […]

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What happens if I let my high risk work licence expire?

A high risk work (HRW) license is essential for anyone working with heavy or dangerous construction equipment. In the Australian […]

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Do you need a license to operate a hoist?

If you are working on a job where you are required to operate a hoist, you’ll need a high risk […]

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What are some of the key incidents that have happened when operating an EWP?

Elevated work platforms are important for working at height but there have been many serious incidents where operators have been […]

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How close can I go to powerlines when operating an EWP?

Before operating an EWP in, around or near fixed structures, a hazard risk assessment must be conducted, and EWP operators […]

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How do you manage overhead crush when operating an EWP?

Before operating an EWP in, around or near fixed structures, a hazard risk assessment must be conducted, and EWP operators […]

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Do I need a harness when operating an EWP (Scissor Lift)?

An operator who is working in a scissor lift on a flat surface and is inside the properly maintained guardrails […]

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What does BL stand for?

BL stands for Boom Lift. A boom lift is a type of Elevated Work Platform or aerial lift, which has […]

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What does VL stand for?

VL stands for Vertical Lift. Vertical Lifts are a type of EWP also referred to as one-man lifts, vertical masts, […]

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What machines are considered as Elevated Work Platforms (EWPs)?

An Elevated Work Platform (AS2550.10; 1.3.7) is a mobile machine (device) that is self-propelling, or towable by trailer or truck […]

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What age do I have to be to complete a Yellow Card course?

For a restricted elevating work platform, EWP licence, applicants should be at least 16 years of age and have a […]

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What is the Yellow Card Program?

  A “Yellow Card Program” is an industry training program which meets the safety standards required by Work Health and […]

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What is the difference between C2& C6 crane licence?

Work Health and Safety legislation requires you to be licenced to operate cranes in Australia. A slewing mobile crane is […]

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How often do you need to service Height Safety Equipment?

Operators of height safety equipment should be aware that their lives depend on the efficiency and durability of the equipment […]

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Bump tests: how and why you need to conduct one

A gas detector can save your life but only if it works properly! The good thing is that it takes […]

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Scissor Lifts vs Boom Lifts

  Both Scissor Lifts and Boom Lifts are used to hoist workers up to areas that are high and therefore […]

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How to get a forklift licence in NSW

1. Enrol into a course First you will need to enrol yourself into a forklift course. This must be done […]

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Is Dogging a prerequisite for Crane?

You may have heard lately that you need a Dogging licence before you can get a mobile crane licence.  This […]

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What is a VOC?

What is a VOC? A VOC or Verification of competence is a term often heard in industry, but what is […]

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What Licence do I need to operate a Vehicle Loading Crane (Hiab/Crane truck)

What do I need to operate a VLC? And what is this 10 meter tonne all about? It can be […]

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Can I drive a Telehandler with my Forklift licence?

  A common question we receive here at Workplace Training Centre is, ‘I have a forklift licence, does that mean […]

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Maxtruck 2T Unique Truck with 360° 4-way possibilities!

Maxtruck 2T is a unique all-around forklift that simplifies material handling within the warehouse, logistics and production in a way […]

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The importance of being ‘Sun Safe’ in the workplace

There is no escaping the fact that our Australian climate is a danger to our health if not treated with […]

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The Yellowcard has changed

  The Yellow card can now be done in conjunction with the unit of competence RIIHAN301D – Operate Elevated Work […]

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