Construction/Plumbing/Allied Trades

TLILIC0005 Licence to operate a boom type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)

TLILIC0005 Licence to operate a boom type elevating work platform is designed to provide participants with the underpinning knowledge and skills to operate a boom type elevated work platform (11 metres or more in length) safely.  It will prepare the participant for a National High Risk Work Licence (boom type elevated work platform) issued by Workplace Standards Tasmania. Participants will learn:

  • How to perform pre-operation checks
  • About site job planning
  • How to set up, operate and shut down elevated work platforms

Location, dates and times

PLEASE NOTE: Register early as places are limited. Maximum number in a group is 6

Clarence Campus
2 days, Wednesday & Thursday, 8am to 4pm
F Block, Clarence Campus, Bounty Street, Warrane

  • To be advised

Alanvale Campus
2 days, 8am to 4pm
Alanvale Campus, Alanvale Road, Newnham 

  • 20 & 21 February 2020
  • 31 March & 1 April 2020
  • 24 & 25 June 2020

Burnie Campus
2 days, 8am to 4pm
D Block, Burnie Campus, Mooreville Road, Burnie

  • 12 & 13 March 2020
  • 31 August & 1 September 2020
  • 30 September & 1 October 2020

Call 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Learning Options

This course is delivered on campus.

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.

For further details please refer to our Recognition of Prior Learning page.

Fees and Payments

2020:   $572 per person.  A concession rate is not available for this course.
This does not include the licence fee payable upon successful completion at Service Tasmania (approx. $69.52)
Course prices for single employer groups are negotiable.

For further fee and payment information visit our Fees and Payment page.

Please note, funding assistance may be available from the Tasmanian Building & Construction Training Board (TBCITB) for those that qualify under eligibility criteria. For more information visit TBCITB Website

What will I need to bring?

You MUST wear protective work wear (safety boots and Hi-Vis clothing) for the practical assessment. These need to be supplied by the student.

Essential Requirements

Participants must be from 18 years of age and comply with the requirements outlined in the application for high-risk work (GF083) published by Workplace Standards Tasmania and have a satisfactory level of literacy and numeracy.

Work Placements, Licensing and Other Requirements

Successful participants are able to apply for National High-Risk Work Licence (boom type elevated work platform) as issued by Workplace Standards Tasmania under the Work Health and Safety Act 2012.

This Licence is valid for five years and will then require renewal, as outlined below:

  • You’ll need to renew your licence every five years. WorkSafe Tasmania will post you a renewal notice, to the address you have registered with us.
  • If you do not receive your renewed licence within 60 days of your application, you’ll need to call WorkSafe.
  • You cannot perform high risk work while your licence has expired.
  • Re-assessment is required if you do not renew your licence within this 12 months.


Contact us today to find out if this is the right course for you.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available at our Student Support Services page.


A Statement of Attainment for the units successfully completed, and an Interim Licence to Perform High Risk Work (boom type elevated work platform).


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