EWP Elective

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Key Course Information

Price: From $300 + GST p/p (group pricing available)

Duration: From 4 hours*

Unit Standards: 23966* + any EWP machines

(*Duration and prices will vary depending on machines requested for training)

Machine options:

  • 23960 Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a scissor elevating work platform (EWP)
  • 23961 Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a truck-mounted elevating work platform (EWP)
  • 23962 Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a self-propelled knuckle-boom elevating work platform (EWP)
  • 23963 Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a trailer-mounted elevating work platform (EWP)
  • 23964 Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a vertical mast lift elevating work platform (EWP)

Attendance numbers: 8-10*
*subject to machines chosen

Locations available nationwide*

Learner Outcomes

Attendees, having successfully completed this training, can apply Health and Safety legislation and the best practice to EWP selection, inspection and operation.

They are able to plan, prepare, communicate and complete associated documentation for EWP including the required prestart checks, hazard & risk analysis select and reporting of faults.

They are able to assess the worksite, prepare the machine and safely operate an EWP machine according to manufacturer’s specifications and established control measures to maintain safe working distances, personal safety and the safety of others.

Learning Intentions

Identify the different types of EWP and explain their suitability for different work tasks and environments.

Demonstrate an understanding of the responsibilities and legal requirements of individuals and groups when using an EWP to perform work tasks.

Demonstrate an understanding of the operator safety features and procedures when operating an EWP.

Conduct a hazard and risk analysis to assess and prepare the worksite when using an EWP.

Conduct a pre-start safety inspection and complete the associated documentation, including recording and reporting any faults.

Safely operate and manoeuvre, shut down and secure EWP machine/s.


EWP machine hire

Unit standard credits are registered with the NZQA

Successful candidates receive a certificate/wallet card

All associated equipment i.e. helmets, harness, are provided

Entry Criteria

Attendees must have a reasonable level of written and oral English equivalent to NCEA level 1. It is the responsibility of the attendee or person authorised and responsible for making the booking to disclose any English language support needs.

*23966 is a safety prerequisite to ALL EWP machine assessment and therefore must be completed before or at the same time.

Contact Goleman Training for more information.


Attendees are required to wear work attire including covered footwear.

Attendees must provide photo ID (i.e. Passport or NZ Drivers Licence).

Attendees may bring their own harness. These will be inspected by the instructor and approved prior to being allowed to use it.

Goleman Training Ltd is required to *notify NZQA of any temporary or off-site training locations.

Terms and Conditions apply i.e. cancellation fees.

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Reach out to the Goleman Training team for more information.