What is involved in renewing a high risk license?
What is involved in renewing a high risk license?

If your high risk license is about to expire, or it expired less than 12 months ago, it’s fairly straightforward

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What is the difference between basic, intermediate and advanced scaffolding?
What is the difference between basic, intermediate and advanced scaffolding?

Types of scaffolding course and licenses Erecting scaffolding is a critical part of any construction or refurbishment project where workers

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What happens if I let my high risk work licence expire?
What happens if I let my high risk work licence expire?

A high risk work (HRW) license is essential for anyone working with heavy or dangerous construction equipment.

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What happens when I lose my high risk licence?
What happens when I lose my high risk licence?

You’ve done the training, passed the assessment and got your high risk license. Now you’re working hard, just getting on

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Everything you need to know about excavating licences and certificates
Everything you need to know about excavating licences and certificates

As of 2011, the Australian's Government's Work Health & Safety Act states that you don't need a specific license to

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How do you become a certified rigger?
How do you become a certified rigger?

Having a qualified rigger on the worksite is essential to help many construction and industrial jobs run smoothly. Riggers are

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What is rigging and dogging?
What is rigging and dogging?

Find out about the difference between rigging and dogging, and what a rigger and dogger do on the job site.

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Do you need a license to operate a hoist?
Do you need a license to operate a hoist?

If you are working on a job where you are required to operate a hoist, you’ll need a high risk

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What are the different rigging licenses?
What are the different rigging licenses?

Riggers are in charge of the safe movement of plant and equipment around a worksite. Because this is a high-risk

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Do you need a license to operate an excavator?
Do you need a license to operate an excavator?

While formal qualifications are no longer required to operate an excavator in Australia, registration or licencing is preferred by employers.

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What are some of the key incidents that have happened when operating an EWP?
What are some of the key incidents that have happened when operating an EWP?

Elevated work platforms are important for working at height but there have been many serious incidents where operators have been

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How close can I go to powerlines when operating an EWP?
How close can I go to powerlines when operating an EWP?

Before operating an EWP in, around or near fixed structures, a hazard risk assessment must be conducted, and EWP operators

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How do you manage overhead crush when operating an EWP?
How do you manage overhead crush when operating an EWP?

Before operating an EWP in, around or near fixed structures, a hazard risk assessment must be conducted, and EWP operators

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Do I need a harness when operating an EWP (Scissor Lift)?
Do I need a harness when operating an EWP (Scissor Lift)?

An operator who is working in a scissor lift on a flat surface and is inside the properly maintained guardrails

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What does BL stand for?
What does BL stand for?

BL stands for Boom Lift. A boom lift is a type of Elevated Work Platform or aerial lift, which has

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What does SL stand for?
What does SL stand for?

SL stands for Scissor Lift. Scissor Lifts are Elevated Work Platforms (EWP) used to elevate personnel, equipment and materials. Scissor

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What does VL stand for?
What does VL stand for?

VL stands for Vertical Lift. Vertical Lifts are a type of EWP also referred to as one-man lifts, vertical masts,

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What machines are considered as Elevated Work Platforms (EWPs)?
What machines are considered as Elevated Work Platforms (EWPs)?

An Elevated Work Platform (AS2550.10; 1.3.7) is a mobile machine (device) that is self-propelling, or towable by trailer or truck

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What age do I have to be to complete a Yellow Card course?
What age do I have to be to complete a Yellow Card course?

For a restricted elevating work platform, EWP licence, applicants should be at least 16 years of age and have a

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What is the Yellow Card Program?
What is the Yellow Card Program?

A “Yellow Card Program” is an industry training program which meets the safety standards required by Work Health and Safety

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How to inspect a harness
How to inspect a harness

See our course on working safely at heights

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What is the difference between C2& C6 crane licence?
What is the difference between C2& C6 crane licence?

Work Health and Safety legislation requires you to be licenced to operate cranes in Australia. A slewing mobile crane is

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How often do you need to service Height Safety Equipment?
How often do you need to service Height Safety Equipment?

Operators of height safety equipment should be aware that their lives depend on the efficiency and durability of the equipment

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Bump tests: how and why you need to conduct one
Bump tests: how and why you need to conduct one

A gas detector can save your life but only if it works properly! The good thing is that it takes

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Scissor Lifts vs Boom Lifts
Scissor Lifts vs Boom Lifts

Both Scissor Lifts and Boom Lifts are used to hoist workers up to areas that are high and therefore hard

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How to get a forklift licence in NSW
How to get a forklift licence in NSW

1. Enrol into a course First you will need to enrol yourself into a forklift course. This must be done

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Is Dogging a prerequisite for Crane?
Is Dogging a prerequisite for Crane?

You may have heard lately that you need a Dogging licence before you can get a mobile crane licence.

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What is a Yellow Card?
What is a Yellow Card?

A Yellow card is an industry licence for the following EWP types, issued through the EWPA (Elevating Work Platform Association

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What is a VOC?
What is a VOC?

What is a VOC? A VOC or Verification of competence is a term often heard in industry, but what is

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What Licence do I need to operate a Vehicle Loading Crane (Hiab/Crane truck)
What Licence do I need to operate a Vehicle Loading Crane (Hiab/Crane truck)

What do I need to operate a VLC? And what is this 10 meter tonne all about?

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Do you need a licence to operate EWP?
Do you need a licence to operate EWP?

What is an EWP? When it comes to training and licencing for EWP's, there are two common licences:

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Can I drive a Telehandler with my Forklift licence?
Can I drive a Telehandler with my Forklift licence?

A common question we receive here at Workplace Training Centre is, ‘I have a forklift licence, does that mean I

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Forklift Training Course
Forklift Training Course

Maxtruck 2T is a unique all-around forklift that simplifies material handling within the warehouse, logistics and production in a way

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The importance of being ‘Sun Safe’ in the workplace
The importance of being ‘Sun Safe’ in the workplace

There is no escaping the fact that our Australian climate is a danger to our health if not treated with

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Work Safely at Heights
Work Safely at Heights

On 1 September 2015, the regulatory and insurance functions of WorkCover are assumed by three new discrete organisations: the State

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What is a USI?
What is a USI?

In January 2015, any students enrolled in nationally recognised training are required to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). According

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The Yellowcard has changed
The Yellowcard has changed

The Yellow card can now be done in conjunction with the unit of competence RIIHAN301D – Operate Elevated Work Platform

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