MEWP

Course Aim

To equip candidates with the skills and understanding to operate Mobile Elevated Work Platforms in a safe and efficient manner.

Course objectives and learning outcomes

By the end of the course the successful candidate will be able to:

  • Operate the Mobile Elevated Work Platform across a range of activities to a recognised standard.
  • Identify Hazards-Understand the principles of Risk Assessments and know the relevance of statutory regulations, ACOPS and guidance documents.
  • Carry out inspections and servicing.
  • Carry out simple manoeuvres, forward and reverse movements, turns, emergency stops and positioning.
  • Identify and know the use and limitations of ancillary equipment.
  • Know Safety Practices and Safety Checks
  • Carry out Corrective use and Safety Checks on Harnesses
  • Be able to complete Records, Logs and Safety Check Sheets

Assessment

  • 20 Written/Oral Multi Choice questions (Learning Outcome)
  • Practical Test
  • 25 Multi Choice questions (Site Safety Awareness, Construction use only)

Certification

  • National Plant Operators Registration Scheme (NPORS Mobile Elevated Work Platform)
  • (2) Construction Plant Competence Scheme