MEWP - Scissor lift

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MEWP - Scissor lift training

This course is designed for anyone using a Mobile Elevated Work Platform, in this course candidate will be properly trained on how to use platform safely and productively. They will also go over the health and safety behind working at heights, going over wearing a harness and lanyard.

  • Introduction to the mobile elevating work platform
  • Move off, stop and steer the MEWP from the working platform
  • Manoeuvre the MEWP from the working platform
  • Move off, stop, steer,and manoeuvre the MEWP from the ground control position
  • Capacity, Stability and Siting the MEWP and use of stabilisers
  • Introduction to hydraulics and use of hydraulic controls
  • Carry out a pre-use check
  • Replenish the energy source
  • Wind Speed effects
  • Lifting function of the MEWP
  • Telescoping / articulating function of the MEWP
  • Slewing function of the MEWP
  • Combined functions of the MEWP (as appropriate)
  • Operate MEWP over uneven ground or obstacles
  • Operate MEWP when fitted to a Road Vehicle
  • Basic Operating Skills Test – Associated Knowledge Examination
  • Basic Operating Skills Test – Pre-use Check Test
  • Basic Operating Skills Test – Test of Basic Operating Ability
  • Correct PPE
  • Rescue Plan
  • Harness Awareness
  • Feedback
  • Course closure


In-House Course (Novice)

Our in house courses can be located at our site in Purfleet but are best at your site for the most accurate training on what they will be using day-to-day.In house courses are designed to have the candidates only certificated on your site meaning they are trained on what they will be using and cannot use this license at any other site.

In House:
Duration: 3 Days
Candidates: Up to 3 (at no extra cost)


National Course (Novice)

Our national courses can be held at any site as this course is designed to have the candidate specially trained in all scenarios while using a Mobile Elevated Work Platform so that they are available to go to any site and use this truck. This course is ideal for workers who may have to use a Mobile Elevated Work Platform at several different sites.

National Course:
Accredited Body: RTITB
Duration: 3 Days, Candidates: 1
Duration: 4 Days, Candidates: 2
Duration: 5 Days, Candidates: 3

Refresher Courses:

Refresher courses are primarily for candidates who already have a certificate to prove they have done their novice course. These courses are designed to be done after 3 years in order to recap anything the candidates may have forgot and to remove any bad habits they may have picked up which may be likely to cause an accident.

In Refresher:
Duration: 1 Day
Candidates: Up to 6 (at no extra cost) 3 in the morning and 3 in the afternoon

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