MEWP Training Course

About the Course

Course Duration: One Day

This Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs) training course will provide participants with the essential knowledge and skills required to operate specific types of MEWPs efficiently and safely



Target Audience

This course is designed for the operators of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) and those also looking to renew their operator licences for either scissors or boom lifts





Course Objectives

On completion of this training participants will be able to:

  • Identify their responsibilities under current health & safety legislation
  • Operate a MEWP safely
  • Conduct safety checks on MEWP’s – GA Forms Identify workplace hazards
  • Identify workplace hazards
  • Work safely at heights using an MEWP
  • Understand the responsibilities of an MEWP operator

Course Content

Course Content

  • Health & safety legislation and MEWP’s
  • Procedures when operating a MEWP
  • Daily safety checks / inspection
  • Safe operating practices
  • Emergency lowering procedures
  • Personal protective equipment selection, inspection & correct use

Course Assessment

Written test and practical test

Additional Course Requirements

  • Be over the age of 16
  • Be medically fit to operate machinery
  • Personal Protective Equipment. (i.e. Helmet, Safety Boots, Hi-Visibility Vest.)
  • Have a good level of English
  • For on-site training a suitable area and the required equipment must be available for both practical and theory sessions to be carried out.