RIIHAN301D - Operate elevating work platform (Yellow Card)


The EWPA ‘Yellow Card’ is a nationally recognised industry training program mapped to the unit of competency RIIHAN301D Operate elevating work platform, developed by the EWPA in consultation with members and industry. The intention of this course is to assist operators, employers, equipment owners and manufacturers to comply with the WHS regulation. 

The ‘Yellow Card’ provides evidence that the operators of specific types of EWPs have been trained in the safe use of that type of work platform. The training meets and exceeds the unit of competency RIIHAN301D Operate Elevating Work Platform.

The participant, their employer and the training organisation all have documentary evidence of the training received which can be verified on the EWPA website.

For further information about the EWPA Yellow Card Training Program for under 18 year olds please contact the EWPA Office on 02 9998 2222 or email info@ewpa.com.au.

Course Cost
$390 (GST exempt) per person
$240 (GST exempt) per person with valid CITB Number

Course Duration
1-day course (8.00am to 4.30pm)

Course Content
This training program is designed for people who wish to or are required to develop the skills and knowledge needed to operate elevated work platforms. Participants may complete singular or multiple machine classes according to the type of work they will be undertaking.  Machine classes available with ATEC are: Scissor Lift (SL) and Self Propelled Boom (BL).  The course content includes:

  • Plan and prepare for operating an elevating work platform
  • Conduct work activities from elevating work platform
  • Carry out operator maintenance
  • Clean up

Course Pre-requisites
Participants must:

  • be at 18 years of age (contact EWPA Office if under)
  • provide their Unique Student Identifier (USI). To apply for a USI go to www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi
  • bring photo identification on the day of training
  • have the ability to read and understand basic English and communicate this both written and verbally
  • wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment see PPE below.

PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) to be supplied by participant 

  • Safety boots (steel cap)
  • Safety glasses (non-tinted)
  • Long pants
  • Long-sleeved shirt (for WHS reasons please do not wear excessively loose clothing)
  • High visibility vest
  • Sun protection as required
  • Hard Hats and Safety Harness can be supplied by ATEC

Successful Completion
Students who successfully complete all the requirements of this course will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for:

  • RIIHAN301D - Operate elevating work platform
  • Yellow Card NB: This card is issued by EWPA not by ATEC

Course Location
Ottoway Trade Training Centre        
275 Grand Junction Road            
OTTOWAY  SA  5013              

Lonsdale Trade Training Centre
5 Refinery Road

In addition to courses scheduled at the above location ATEC can also deliver training at your work site (subject to equipment requirements). Contact us for more information.

Pre-enrolment Information
Important information for prospective students in regards to ATEC Policies is available at http://www.atec.asn.au/pre-enrolment-information.html

How to Apply
Applications and enquiries can be made:
•    by email at bookings@atec.asn.au; or
•    by calling ATEC on 1300 112 832.

Payment Methods
Courses must be paid for prior to commencement unless alternative arrangements have been made. Statements may be withheld until payment has been received.
Note: Fees and Refund Policy applies.


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Course Dates

Please select your course date.

Start DateLocationCost
Mon 17 Jun 2019 at 8:00AM 1 class 1 unit LONSDALE $390.00 Apply
Mon 24 Jun 2019 at 8:00AM 1 class 1 unit OTTOWAY $390.00 Apply
Mon 08 Jul 2019 at 8:00AM 1 class 1 unit LONSDALE $390.00 Apply
Mon 29 Jul 2019 at 8:00AM 1 class 1 unit OTTOWAY $390.00 Apply
Mon 05 Aug 2019 at 8:00AM 1 class 1 unit LONSDALE $390.00 Apply
Mon 26 Aug 2019 at 8:00AM 1 class 1 unit OTTOWAY $390.00 Apply
Wed 02 Oct 2019 at 8:00AM 1 class 1 unit OTTOWAY $390.00 Apply

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275 Grand Junction Road, Ottoway, South Australia 5013


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