Operate a boom type elevating work platform

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 TLID3035, 'Operate a boom type elevating work platform'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.


Inspect and test elevating work platform


Work platform is visually inspected prior to operation for evidence of damage, structural weakness or interference in accordance with pre-operational safety check procedures


Routine pre-operational equipment checks are carried out in accordance with available checklists


Work platform logbook is checked, service requirements are noted and maintenance personnel are advised of requirements


Elevating work platform is started in accordance with manufacturer guidelines and start-up procedures for operations, and abnormal noise or movement is reported to authorised person for corrective action


Start-up checks are conducted in accordance with manufacturer specifications and company procedures to ensure work platform and equipment are operating correctly


Faults are corrected or reported to authorised person for corrective action in accordance with company procedures


Operating and emergency controls are checked for correct operation in accordance with manufacturer specifications, including use of emergency decent device


Boom is lowered under simulated emergency conditions to check for operational effectiveness


Gear and accessories are checked and damaged or worn gear is segregated and reported to authorised person for testing/repair/destruction


Results of inspections are recorded and reported in accordance with company procedures


Assess job requirements and work


Briefing, handover details, authorisations and clearances are received, interpreted and clarified in accordance with company and site procedures, and legislative requirements


Work area is inspected, potential hazards are identified and appropriate elimination or control measures are selected


Weight of load including personnel and equipment, is correctly estimated to ensure job is within limits of work platform capacity


Plan work and set up for lift


Work plan is developed and agreed with relevant workplace personnel, including hazard prevention/control measures, and safety and emergency procedures in line with applicable Australian Standards


Suitable firm and level standing is chosen and prepared for location of elevating work platform


Outriggers and stabilisers are correctly deployed and positioned in accordance with manufacturer instructions and appropriate Australian Standards


Appropriate plates or packing are correctly used under footplates as required to adequately distribute loading


Ground is checked before and after packing is installed to ensure it is firm enough to bear load


Job plan is developed including hazard prevention/control measures and safety procedures in accordance with applicable Australian Standards and equipment manufacturer specifications


Work platform load chart is located and information on permissible loads, radii and heights is taken into account in planning job


Job requirements, and workplace rules and procedures are taken into account in job plan


Job plan is discussed and confirmed with relevant personnel


Work gear and tools are properly stowed in elevating work platform in accordance with Australian Standards, company procedures and guides


Carry out elevation


Configuration and operation of elevating work platform are checked as required to ensure safe lift


Operation of work platform is carried out in accordance with job plan, appropriate Australian Standard and manufacturer specifications


Implement planned hazard control strategies


Load is constantly monitored to ensure safety of personnel, load and structural stability


Unplanned situations are responded to in accordance with company procedures, in a manner that minimises risk to personnel and equipment


Required signals are correctly given, interpreted and followed in accordance with appropriate Australian Standards


Pack up work platform


Elevating work platform is shut down using correct sequence of procedures in accordance with manufacturer instructions


Routine post-operational equipment checks are carried out in accordance with manufacturer instructions and available checklists, and defects are recorded and reported in accordance with company procedures


Elevating work platform is dismantled in accordance with job plan, manufacturer instructions and relevant statutory regulations


Outriggers and stabilisers are secured and stowed in accordance with manufacturer instructions


Elevating work platform is correctly stowed and secured in accordance with manufacturer instructions and company procedures