Mobile Elevated Work Platforms

Syllabus | Duration | Instructor Machinery Ratio

The Mobile Elevated Work Platforms Course covers various types of plant (MEWPS), including Scissor Lifts, Genie Boom and Cherry Pickers.

On completion of the course the Trainee will have established a good knowledge of theory and operational procedures for safe use of the MEWP.

The course also covers specific use of the safety harness as well as area and ground hazards.



The basic course syllabus includes...

Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 & ACOPS

Operatives Responsibilities – Site Safety Awareness – PPE

Area Hazards – Risk Assessment & Stability

Harness Inspections

Rated Capacity – Safe Working Loads

Controls & Instruments – Pre Start Checks

Steering & Manoeuvring Operations

Remedial Practice

Specific Work or Operation Trainee

Operative Practical Assessment Test

Theory Examination

Course closing summary



As with all our courses, we will adapt the course to suit the experience and number of candidates on the course, which may affect the duration.

This course will usually take 1 or 2 days, for operatives with no experience or, who require refresher training.


Instructor Machinery Ratio

This course has an instructor – trainee – machinery ratio of...

3 x Trainees

1 x Instructor

1 x Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP)

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