About the course
About the course:
Mobile Elevated Work Platforms - MEWP's Operator Training
This City & Guilds registered course can be organised to cover the type of MEWP used in your own workplace.
The options for the types of MEWP we offer training on are:
MEWP - Scissor
MEWP - Boom Vehicle Mounted
MEWP - Boom Self Propelled
MEWP - Boom Trailed
All the above options are for a 1-day training course for a maximum of 4 operators who have little or no experience of operating a MEWP in the workplace.
The course will cover:
Identify the basic construction and components, and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges.
Identify and comply with manufacturers instructions in accordance with the operator’s handbook, other information sources i.e. duties charts, and applicable legislation (PUWER, LOLER).
Explain all relevant documentation.
Explain all displayed information on the machine
Carry out pre-start and running checks.
Carry out emergency lowering procedures.
Operate controls from ground level, and from within the working platform.
Manoeuvre/travel the MEWP involving tight turns and limited access, using both forward and reverse motions.
Travel the MEWP with the platform in a raised position (self-propelled only)
Position the platform up to maximum working height.
Keep within safe working parameters.
Place the machine in an out-of-service condition.
Explain the loading and unloading procedures on and off a transporter.
Personal Protective Equipment
All candidates will need safety footwear, overalls and a hi-viz jacket. Wet weather clothing is also required.
Delivery and Location
These courses are generally delivered in the workplace using the organisation's machinery. Costs will be dependent upon location, for further info and prices please call 01995 642386.