Chorus WTC 2 – Elevated Work Platform

To meet Chorus’ minimum standards for Health and Safety related competency for workers. This course covers the safe operation of any vehicle or machinery associated with Elevated Work Platforms (EWP).

Trainees will be taught EWP plant operation skills in accordance with Worksafe requirements, current codes of practice and best practice guidelines.

Recommended for

Any person required to hold Chorus WTC 2

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

23966
Describe types of elevating work platforms (EWPs) and legislative requirements for their use

Operating Equipment Unit Standards

23960
Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a scissor lift elevating work platform (EWP)
23961
Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a truck mounted elevating work platform (EWP)
23962
Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a self-propelled boom lift elevating work platform (EWP)
23963
Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a trailer mounted elevating work platform (EWP)
23964
Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a vertical lift elevating work platform (EWP)

Course info

Delivery

Available nationwide upon request

6 attendees

Duration and cost
  • 1-day course (covers 23966 plus any two of the OEUS listed below) – $4,000 + GST
  • Half day refresher – $2,750 + GST

*Pricing does not include plant hire

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