About us - EWP training and licensing specialists

EST. 2003 - proudly celebrating over 16 years in business!


The Company was established in January 2003 by Chris Taylor. Chris's background in the plumbing/construction and plant hire industries together with his prior experience as a tradesperson, technical sales specialist, product trainer and machine operator equipped has him with intuitive skills and knowledge to provide professional structured training and licensing services. Cobra provided training on elevating work platforms, scissor lifts and forklifts in the formative years and has since expanded course offerings into other areas.

We have assisted thousands of people in 'elevating their skills' and gaining high risk work licences to operate specialised plant and machinery and complete work tasks safely and competently. We have a passion for delivering quality innovative training and this is reflected in our industry leading successful completion of assessment rate, which is a KPI we strive to maintain. 

Cobra has a spacious training facility in Wetherill Park, comprising of 4 modern, air conditioned training rooms and realistic practical training areas set up for regular public courses such as Yellow Card EWP training (boom lifts under 11m, vertical or man lifts and scissor lifts), EWP boom lift over 11m (WP), Forklift (LF), Crane (C2), Dogging (DG), Personnel and Materials Hoist (HP), Confined Spaces and Working at Heights.

We can also deliver courses at your site should you have appropriate equipment and resources.

Cobra has been a Registered Training Organisation since 2009 and currently employs a specialist team of permanent staff and contract trainers and assessors. We can deliver accredited short courses and full qualifications in the fields of construction, resources, infrastructure, transport and logistics and is approved by SafeWork NSW, Worksafe ACT, Worksafe WA and WHSQ to deliver and assess most classes of High Risk Work Licences.

Cobra Training is a member of several professional associations – Tranznet, VELG, Elevating Work Platform Association, Telescopic Handler Association and Hire and Rental Industry Association.


We are an ASQA accredited Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and a SafeWork NSW approved training provider. RTO ID: 91601 


Our team of dedicated professional trainers, assessors and administration staff consistently deliver efficient, reliable and high quality training services. Our valued clients rave about the superior customer service we provide as well as the prompt responses to any queries.

We are open Monday - Friday and provide both public courses (at our site) and private training (at your site). Weekend and after hours services are also available.


COMPETITIVE PRICING – One reason clients choose us... our courses are of the highest quality, competitively priced and are backed with our "Satisfaction Guaranteed or your next course is free" policy.

OUTSTANDING SERVICE - Above all else, our clients tell us they value our professionalism, flexibility and prompt response to their requirements. We offer a 24-hour phone service, together with an interactive website and friendly office staff for any phone enquiries.

BEST WORK PRACTICES – We practice what we preach. Our staff and trainers are passionate about work health & safety and are up-to-date with the most current legislative requirements, rules and regulations. We have many top tier clients in the construction, transport, industrial, mining, utilities and military sectors who seek our guidance and recommendations in WHS and licensing matters.

RELIABLE SERVICE - We are committed to providing the best of quality service and value for money, we own (not hire) modern machines and equipment and have a centrally located Skills Development facility in Western Sydney, where we deliver regular public courses. We deliver training during normal business hours, outside normal hours and even on weekends.

ACCREDITED TRAINING PROVIDER - We are an ASQA accredited RTO, and a SafeWork NSW approved training provider.