Yellow Card Course Melbourne

Learn with Melbourne’s Top Rated Yellow Card Training Organisation
Ferntree Gully | Sunshine West

Book Online Now for Just $275 Or call (03) 9756 0244


The Yellow Card training course is designed for those who need to operate Boom Lift with a boom length under 11 metres or more, a scissor lift and / or a vertical lift.  On successful completion of this course you will receive an EWPA issued Yellow Card and a Statement of Attainment RIIHAN301 Operate elevating work platform. If you enrol in a two day EWP course, you are able to complete a Yellow Card at the same time, resulting in considerable savings.

Nationally Recognised Unit of Competency –RIIHAN301E Operate elevating work platform


The courses include practical and theoretical training in EWP operation. On successful completion of the course you will have the knowledge and skill to operate the equipment in a safe and competent manner. Small class sizes ensure students receive maximum time operating the EWP, Scissor Lift and / or Vertical Lift. Please let us know if you need assistance with reading or writing.


• Have valid photo identification (click here for details)
• Be a resident of Victoria (or have a valid reason for completing your course in Victoria)
• Have basic English and numeracy skills. Please let us know if you need assistance with reading or writing



Start Training also provides onsite Yellow Card training where our trainers come to you in all areas of Melbourne and regional Victoria, saving you time and money. We can design a forklift training program around your requirements which can include beginner training, refresher courses or verification of competencies to ensure your licensed operators are driving safely. Contact us now to discuss you company’s requirements on (03) 9756 0244.



Start Training are Melbourne’s highest rated Yellow Card Training Organisation and we strive to create a friendly and supportive training environment where students of all experiences and backgrounds can train comfortably and with confidence.

Our highly experienced trainers have a wealth of industry knowledge that ensures you get the best possible training course and our support staff are on hand to assist where needed including our dedicated Student Welfare Officer who can assist with one on one Language, Literature and Numeracy (LLN) training if required.

When completing your Yellow Card Training Melbourne with Start Training you will have access to the following:

  • Two convenient locations at Ferntree Gully and Sunshine West
  • Training on boom lift under 11m, scissor lift and vertical lift
  • Weekend training
  • Free re-testing and additional training if required
  • All required training material provided at no extra cost
  • Our highly experienced and qualified trainers with a wealth of industry knowledge
  • A friendly and relaxed environment where students of all training experiences and backgrounds can train comfortably and with confidence. Our Trainers are dedicated to ensure you meet all your training requirements.

Our Yellow Card Training is conducted at our main facility located at Unit 3, 1825 Ferntree Gully Road and at our Sunshine West Facility located at 16 Enterprise Way, Sunshine West. During your training course you will have access to our simulated warehouse and work site and have the opportunity to operate a range of plant including EWP, Scissor Lift and Vertical Lift.


Where do Start Training conduct Yellow Card Training?

We conduct our Yellow Card Training at both our Ferntree Gully and Hoppers Crossing training centres. Our Ferntree Gully facility is located at Unit 3, 1825 Ferntree Gully Road, VIC. You can find our building behind Burdens Plumbtec (the large blue building). We conduct Forklift, Order Picker, Working at Heights, Elevated Work Platform and White Card courses at our Ferntree Gully facility.
Our Sunshine West Facility is located at 16 Enterprise Way, Sunshine West, VIC 3020. We conduct EWP, Yellow Card, White Card and Working at Heights at our Sunshine West Facility.

What types of plant do you have for training?

We have multiple types of plant available for training our students including elevated work platforms (boomlifts), scissor lifts and vertical lifts.

What are the options for lunch and food?

A food truck visits Start Training’s Ferntree Gully Road facility every weekday (Monday to Friday) at 9.45am. This service offers a wide range of hot and cold food and snacks including sandwiches, pies, fruit, confectionery and drinks.
We have a student kitchen / cafe area with free fresh fruit, free fresh coffee and free biscuits. The kitchen area contains a large fridge, microwaves, toaster and a sandwich press that are free to be used by our students if they wish to bring their own food for the time they are with us.
We have vending machines located in our Ferntree Gully Road facility featuring a selection of drinks and snacks. The drinks vending machine serves Coca Cola, energy drinks and coffee milk amongst others and can accept coins, card (pay pass) and notes ($5 or $10 notes only). We also have a snack machine serving a variety of chips and confectionery which is coin operated only.
There are a number of shops and takeaways within a short distance of our Ferntree Gully facility including bakeries located at the Mountain Gate shopping centre, Red Rooster, On It Burgers, McDonalds, Subway and KFC. If you are unsure about their locations one of our friendly staff can direct you.
At our Sunshine West facility there is a cafe just 50 meters walk from our front door that sells a variety of fresh sandwiches, hot food and drinks at a very reasonable price. You are welcome to keep any food purchases on site within our kitchen facilities and make use of our fridges, kitechen benches and other applicances.

What time do the Yellow Card classes start?

Generally our classes begin at 8.00am each day Monday through to Saturday. Some of our classes begin slightly earlier at 7.30am, you will be informed of your class start time via a booking confirmation and a confirmation SMS sent to you a few days prior to your class.

Are there any breaks?

Yes, we offer ample breaks throughout the day. An initial break is provided at 9.45am at which time a food van visits our Ferntree Gully location. Lunch and other shorter regular breaks are provided throughout the day.

What do I need to bring with me?

We provide all safety equipment necessary for your course including hi-vis vest and hard-hats where applicable. All you need to bring is a sturdy pair of shoes (no thongs please) and adequate clothing. Please note that during winter months the temperatures within our warehouse can be low, please come with sufficient warm clothing on cold weather days.

Will the training materials be provided to me prior to my class?

Yes, once you have been booked in you will receive an e-mail with a workbook and other materials attached. The workbook should be completed prior to attending to ensure maximum time available for practical training. A hardcopy of the workbook and training materials can be provided on request and mailed out to you with sufficient notice.

Do I need to complete my workbook before attending a class?

Yes, you must complete your workbook prior to attending our class. Failure to do so may result you being denied access to your course on the day and a re-booking fee will be applicable. This is to ensure that students get adequate practical training on the machines and that the class isn’t being held up by those who haven’t completed the workbook.

I have difficulties with language, literature or numeracy, can I still complete the course?

Yes, we have a dedicated Student Welfare Officer that can assist you with your needs. We have successfully trained thousands of students including those with additional requirements. Give us a call on (03) 09756 0244 and ask to speak to one of our Training Consultants who will walk you through the options available.

Operate a Scissor Lift, Vertical Lift
and / or Boom Lift less than 11m

$235 One Type of EWP
$255 Two Type of EWP
$275 Three Type of EWP

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*Surcharge of $100 applies for weekend courses
*Limited time reduced pricing during COVID-19 outbreak



Follow the steps below to book your course online. If you have any problems with the online booking portal please give one of our Training Consultants a call on (03) 9756 0244.


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Ferntree Gully, VIC 3156


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