Course Title: Operate elevated work platforms

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3307 Certificate III in Plumbing

Course Title: Operate elevated work platforms

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 32

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: engineering-tafe@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to safely and effectively operate some types of elevated work platforms (EWPs) in a variety of different terrains and situations to access isolated work areas. The unit includes locating, setting up, operating and shutting down EWPs.
In addition to achievement of this competency, an EWP operator may need to obtain additional certification of training and experience before being allowed to operate the equipment.
 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
 



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCCM3001C Operate elevated work platforms

Elements:

1. Plan and prepare.

2. Conduct routine checks of platform.

3. Locate equipment in place for work application.

4. Elevate platform to work location.

5. Lower platform and shut down.

6. Clean up.


Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.