What is Boom Lift and Scissor Lift? • These are the lifts which are mostly used in the construction and manufacturing industry to elevate the workmen and construction materials or tools at heights. • Scissor lifts are used to elevate the workmen to certain heights or areas. This lifts are supported by crisscross braces that extend upward. • In Australia, most the scissor lifts are used to move up or down. The biggest advantage associated with the scissor lifts that they can carry several people and construction material at once.
What is Boom Lift and Scissor Lift? • While on the other hand the boom lift is a aerial lift which provides much greater flexibility in terms of movement as compared to the scissor lifts. • Instead of crisscrossed braces these lifts are supported by the hydraulic arm that is capable of maneuvering around obstacles. • With this boom lifts can offer higher elevation movement as compared to the scissor lifts. As they provide more flexibility as compared to scissor lift they come at high cost.
Boom Lift Scissor Lift Course • In order to operate Boom Lift or Scissor Lift in Sydney, Australia then you need a licence to operate the same. You’ll not be allowed to operate any lift without having the licence. • To get a High Risk Work Licence, you need to pass the basic Boom Lift Scissor Lift Course from the recognisedtraining organisation. You can get the list of recognised training organisation from the website of Safe Work NSW. • After passing the basic training and assessment you’ll get the certification with which you can apply for the High Risk Work Licence.
Why You Need a Boom Lift Scissor Lift Licence? • To provide safety and protection at workplace, SafeWork NSW has made it required to have a Boom Lift or Scissor Lift Licence if you want to operate the lifts in Sydney. • If the operator will be licenced, then there will less workplace accidents as compared to that scenario when the operator will not be licenced. • If the operator will not be licenced then he’ll not be able to operate the high power vehicles. So he need to pass the basic Boom Lift Scissor Lift Training.
Duration and Fees Charges of the Course • The average course duration of Scissor Lift Training is 1 day. Few recognized training organisations are offering the same training in 2 days. • While the average cost of the course is AUD 350. You’ll get this course in between 300 AUD to 450 AUD depending upon the type of the RTO. • On these days, candidates will be trained in order to operate the boom lifts or scissor lifts. Also the assessment will be taken on the same day.