Elevated Work Platform Escape

Course Code
Course Type
Short Course
GippsTAFE Energy Training Centre
Course Location
Course Duration
Part Time: Half Day
Course Cost
Contact the Chadstone Campus for further information.
Chadstone Campus
Phone: (03) 9251 3000
Fax: 1300 094 661 (att: Chadstone)
Email: energytraining@gippstafe.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

Safety is paramount when operating an Elevated Work Platform (EWP). This course will teach you how to conduct a safe emergency escape and descent if the need arises.

What you will learn
In this course you will learn how to:

  • Practice a safe escape from an EWP
  • Avoid injury during the escape and descent from an EWP
  • Inspect a controlled descent device and safety harness
  • Store and pack a controlled descent device.

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Entry Requirements

To undertake this course you must:
  • Be reasonably fit
  • Have the ability to work at heights.