SAFETY TRAINING for Equipment Operators

 

 

YELLOW CARD SCISSOR LIFT


 

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  • YELLOW CARD Scissor Lift
  • YELLOW CARD Self-drive Boom Lift under 11 metres
  • YELLOW CARD Trailer mount under 11 metres
  • YELLOW CARD Truck mount under 11 metres (on site only)
  • YELLOW CARD Vertical Lift (on site only)
  • Verification of Competency 

Yellow Card Certification

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yellow Card certification is issued by Elevating Work Platform Association www.ewpa.com.au.  On successful completion of the course operators will be issued with proof of training. on the day.   The EWP Association will mail out your wallet sized Yellow Card within two weeks of course completion.

Location and Frequency

Yellow Card Scissor Lift Courses are scheduled weekly at Equip-Safe’s premises at 477 Orrong Road in Welshpool, or can be conducted on client’s premises.  Equip-Safe is also happy to schedule extra courses for groups if and when required. Equip-Safe have two Scissor Lifts available for training.

Other Yellow Card courses are available on request. Self-drive Boom Lift under 11 metres can be conducted at Equip-Safe’s premises.  Equip-Safe have two Self-drive Boom Lifts that can be restricted to under 11 metres.

Trailer Mount, Truck Mount, and Vertical Lift would need to be done on client’s premises, unless Equip-Safe were to hire the equipment in.

Duration and Costs

Scissor Lift

Yellow Card scissor lift training and assessment – Approximately 4 – 6 hours, depending on experience and class size. Maximum class size for the two available Scissor Lifts at Equip-Safe is  up to  10 operators.   

  • $250.00 + $20.00 Yellow Card application fee.

Scissor Lift Training Course Content

  • Identify hazards and implement controls
    • Recognise a hazard
    • Hierarchy of hazard controls
  • Conduct routine checks
    • Check log book and complete entries
    • Set up the Scissor Lift
    • Pre-start checks
    • After-start checks
    • Emergency procedures and manual lowering
  • Operate Scissor Lift
    • Operate in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions 
    • Manoeuvre in tight areas in forwards and reverse
    • Operate Scissor Lift slowly and accurately
    • Conduct tasks at height
    • Use the push-out deck
  • Complete Scissor Lift operations
    • Park safely
    • Pack up (where applicable)
    • Conduct post operation inspection
    • Complete fault recording in log book

Self Drive EWP – Boom Lift under 11 metres

  • Yellow Card Boom Lift under 11 metres training and assessment – Approximately 8 hours when conducted with Yellow Card Scissor Lift training and assessment. dependant on experience and class size. Maximum class size for the two available Boom Lifts at Equip-Safe  is 8 operators.
  • $290.00 + $20.00 Yellow Card application fee. 

Boom Lift under 11 metres Course Content

  • Identify hazards and implement controls
    • Recognise a hazard
    • Hierarchy of hazard controls
  • Conduct routine checks
    • Check log book and complete entries
    • Set up Self-drive Boom Lift under 11 metres
    • Pre-start checks
    • After-start checks
    • Emergency procedures and manual lowering
  • Operate Self-drive Boom Lift under 11 metres
    • Operate in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions 
    • Understand the Load Chart and how to get the maximum height and / or reach from the EWP
    • Manoeuvre in tight areas in forwards and reverse
    • Operate Self-drive Boom Lift slowly and accurately
    • Conduct tasks at height, including driving at height
    • Use all functions on the Self-drive Boom Lift under 11 metres 
  • Complete Self-drive Boom Lift under 11 metres operations
    • Park safely
    • Pack up (where applicable)
    • Conduct post operation inspection
    • Complete fault recording in log book

Construction Training Fund Rebate

The Construction Training Fund provides funding support for training of eligible workers in the construction industry. We acknowledge the support of the Construction Training Fund in reducing the costs of training for eligible workers.

Eligible companies/individuals must be:

  • Directly employed in the building and construction industry in Western Australia construction companies undertaking projects in Western Australia
  • Self-employed and undertaking work which is directly involved in the construction process

Where eligibility of an applicant is in question the Training Fund will seek evidence of eligibility via review of a detailed, recent work history.

Unemployed participants:

If an individual is unemployed at the time of undertaking a short course recognised by the Training Fund, they must be able to:

  • Demonstrate that they were directly employed in the construction industry in Western Australia for a minimum of six months, within 6 months prior to the date of course commencement; or if no recent work experience is involved have written evidence of a relevant employment offer from an eligible company or contractor in the construction industry prior to making a claim.

Please visit the Construction Training Fund website for further information www.bcitf.org

 

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