Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP)

Aims and Objectives

This course has been designed to train candidates in the safety aspects relating to MEWP’s and develop their skills involved in the operation. On completion of the course the candidate will be able to operate the equipment in a safe manner in line with legislation and manufactures guidance.

Content and Course Design

  • Health & Safety Legislation
  • Basic types and specifications of MEWP’s
  • Safe Working Loads
  • Outriggers and Stabilisers
  • Travelling in operational mode
  • Main Duties of the operator
  • Safety Precautions
  • Daily Operational Checks
  • Safety Equipment Required
  • Barriers and signs
  • Practical Training
  • Setting up the MEWP
  • Travelling with the MEWP
  • Locating the platform in an elevated working position
  • Emergency lowering procedures
  • Inspection and Servicing
  • Theoretical Test
  • Practical Assessment

Course Dates

To suit customer’s requirements

Please contact our Course Information and Booking Team at your preferred location or email for further details.

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Course Duration

One Day

Delivery Method

Classroom and Practical, 1:4 Instructor/Candidate Ratio

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Course Locations

Manchester Academy

Academy House, 255 Gloucester Street, Atherton, Manchester, M46 0JD

Call: 01942 874 686

Burnley Academy

17 Kestrel Court, Network 65 Business Park, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 5NA

Call: 01282 332 098


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