Chorus WTC 2 – Elevated Work Platforms

This course covers the safe operation of any vehicle or machinery associated with Elevated Work Platforms (EWP). Participants will understand the relevant guidelines, regulations and codes of practice to operate a EWP.

Recommended for

Anyone who operates an Elevated Work Platform (EWP) as part of their job, must be trained in the machine type which is being operated. This training also meets the Chorus WTC2 standards for Health and Safety related competency for workers.

Course Objectives

  • Know the types of EWPs and their suitability for purpose and their safety features
  • Understand the legislative requirements, codes of practice and guidance for using an EWP
  • Using a personal fall protection system
  • Assessing the worksite, safe setup, operation and shut down of an EWP
  • Safety planning, hazard ID, safety observers, rescue planning, safe working zones, approach distances to power lines

NZQA Unit Standards

Compulsory unit
Describe types of elevating work platforms (EWPs) and legislative requirements for their use

Operating Equipment Unit Standards (select up to 2 machines from the list below)

Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a scissor lift elevating work platform (EWP)
Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a truck mounted elevating work platform (EWP)
Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a self-propelled boom lift elevating work platform (EWP)
Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a trailer mounted elevating work platform (EWP)
Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a vertical lift elevating work platform (EWP)

Course info


Available nationwide upon request

Duration and cost
  • FULL course – up to 2 EWP Machines 1 day Maximum 8 attendees $2,450
  • REFRESHER course – up to 2 EWP Machines ½  day Maximum 8 attendees $2,150
Webinar option
  • 2 hours – $ 210 per person

* Pricing does not include plant hire
* All travel and assessment costs included
* Call us for a price for more than 2 Machines.


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