Operate elevated work platforms

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CPCCCM3001A, 'Operate elevated work platforms'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Plan and prepare.


Work planning and preparation are conducted using plans, specifications, quality requirements and operational details, obtained, confirmed and applied from relevant information .


Safety (OHS) requirements for the types of EWP to be operated are followed in accordance with safety plans and policies.


Signage and barricade requirements are identified and implemented.


Plant, tools and equipment and personal protective equipment are selected to carry out tasks are consistent with job requirements, checked for serviceability, and any faults are rectified or reported prior to commencement.


Materials appropriate to the work application are identified, obtained, prepared, safely handled and located ready for use.


Environmental requirements are identified for the project in accordance with environmental plans and statutory and regulatory authority obligations, and are applied.


Conduct routine checks of platform.


Power source is determined and connected to platform equipment according to manufacturer specifications.


Routine pre-operational equipment checks are carried out in accordance with checklist from operator's manual or manufacturer specifications.


Equipment is switched on in accordance with start up procedures and controls are checked for correct operation and ease of movement.


Emergency safety devices are checked to comply with instructions from operator's manual and checked for manual operation.


Work location is checked for level ground or floor surface to determine stabilising and safe working area requirements.


Locate equipment in place for work application.


Platform is positioned for work application and stabilisers are engaged to set equipment base level into place according to safe operating procedures .


Tools, equipment and materials are placed into bucket or on platform according to job application requirements.


Elevate platform to work location.


Harness is fitted securely and lanyard connected to attachment point.


EWP operation and controls are operated to manufacturer recommendations and platform is elevated to work position.


Power is switched off where specified and locking devices are engaged according to operator's manual.


Work is carried out to job specification and safety (OHS) requirements of operator's manual.


Lower platform and shut down.


Controls are operated to manufacturer recommendations and platform is lowered to down position.


Shut down procedures are carried out to operator's manual and equipment is switched off.


Clean up.


Work area is cleared and materials disposed of, reused or recycled in accordance with legislation, regulations, codes of practice and job specification.


Plant, tools and equipment are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and standard work practices.


Work completion procedures are applied and relevant personnel notified that work is finished.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCCCM3001A appears in the following qualifications:

  • LMF31808 - Certificate III in Blinds and Awnings
  • AHC30810 - Certificate III in Arboriculture
  • AHC20510 - Certificate II in Arboriculture
  • CUE50303 - Diploma of Live Production, Theatre and Events (Technical Production)
  • CUE40303 - Certificate IV in Live Production, Theatre and Events (Technical Operations)
  • CUE60103 - Advanced Diploma of Design for Live Production, Theatre and Events
  • CUE20103 - Certificate II in Live Production, Theatre and Events
  • TLI21310 - Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure