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.

Course Details
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 Elevated Work Platforms and best practice guidelines for working at height in New Zealand.

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