This unit describes a participant's skills and knowledge required to operate an elevating work platform in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries.  This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - locates and applies relevant documentation, policies and procedures; - implements the requirements, procedures and techniques for the safe, effective and efficient completion of operating elevating work platforms; - works effectively with others to undertake and complete the operation of elevating work platforms that meet all required outcomes, and; - demonstrates completion of operating elevating work platforms that safely, effectively and efficiently meets all required outcomes on more than one (1) occasion. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - the appropriate National Certification Standards; - site and equipment safety requirements; - equipment characteristics, technical capabilities and limitations; - elevating work platform operational procedures; - basic geological and survey data related to elevating work platforms, and; - site environmental requirements and constraints related to elevating work platforms.

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