Training Course

Wave Operator Training

WAVE Operator Training


To provide the participant with the skills and knowledge to undertake activities related to operation of Work Assist Vehicle (WAVE) equipment as defined by AS2550.10 – Australian Standard – Cranes Hoists and Winches – Safe Use Part 10. Mobile Elevating Work Platforms. Training and evaluation provide the employer with evidence of operator skills and knowledge as part of the process for “verification of competency” and subsequent authorisation by employer to safely access and operate a WAVE.

Course Content
  • Plan work
  • Conduct routine checks
  • Check controls and equipment
  • Set up for elevation
  • Operate
  • Shut down and secure site
  • Battery charging and maintenance

Assessment: Written Theory Evaluation & Practical Driving Test

Course Prerequisites:

  • Basic English literacy, language & numeracy (LLN)

Session Duration:

  • 3 hours

Groups: Maximum 5 operators per session, or 1-on-1 sessions on application.

Training records: Certification of operator skills and knowledge for each equipment type.

Equipment Classification: WAVE vehicles are classified as vertical lift type elevating work platforms and do not require a National HRW Licence to operate as they do net exceed 11 metres. However, employers should maintain training records and verification of competency for authorised operators.

This training does not lead to nationally recognised qualification.