Elevated Work Platform (EWP)

This course is designed to produce an EWP operator who has a sound understanding of the operating principles of EWPs and who can demonstrate safe operating practices in a work environment.  The course meets the Work Safe and NZQA requirements for operating an EWP.  Contents of the course include:

Theory Presentation

Site Safety & PPE

Maintenance of equipment and pre start checks

Load security

Rated Capacity and Safe Working Loads (SWL)

Legislative Requirements

Written assessment

Practical Training


Maintenance Checks of equipment & PPE

Practical assessment


Training can be done either at our site or training can be conducted at the clients’ venue. A suitable lecture room needs to be available for the theory presentation, as well as room to maneuver for the practical activities.


One Day – (8am – 4pm approx.), depending on numbers attending and previous experience. A Refresher course normally takes 4 – 5 hours, depending on numbers attending


$500 +GST


8am – 4pm approximately.


Successful individuals receive our “company” Certificate, as well as a wallet-size Operator Card.  Retests will be conducted if required.

23960:Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a Scissor Lift EWP, (Level 3, credits 3)
23966:Elevating Work Platform (EWP), (Level 3, credits 2)


“Operator certification of competency” qualification needs to be renewed every three years.


This course covers Operating Truck-Mounted Load Lifting Equipment and best practice guidelines for working at height in New Zealand.

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