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MEWP Training

This course is designed to provide the Knowledge and Skills necessary to inspect, position and operate an MEWP safely and effectively.

Intended for

  • All persons who have to operate an MEWP in the workplace.
  • Equipment Operators, Supervisors, Management and Safety Professionals.


MEWP use has increased considerably over the last few years as employers realise their versatility and effectiveness over more traditional access methods. There are various types available and we provide training on the following MEWP Types:

  • Scissor Lift
  • Self Propelled Boom
  • Vehicle Mounted Platform
  • Vertical Personal Platform
  • Participants learn and practice the Safe use and operation of a Mobile Elevated Work Platform.

Course Content


  • Relevant Legislation
  • MEWP Types
  • Component Parts of MEWP
  • Correct Selection of MEWP
  • Pre-Use Inspection/Testing
  • Work area Hazard Analysis
  • Emergency Lowering Procedures
  • Safe use and operation
  • Accident Prevention
  • Safety Harness use (MEWP Specific)

Practical Skills

  • Pre-Use Inspection
  • Safe use and operation practical training
  • Machine Handling

Assessment Method

  • Written test
  • Practical machine operation test
  • Continuous assessment by Instructor

Entry Requirements

  • Self certified statement of reasonable fitness will be required prior to attendance
  • Participants should not have an aversion to working at height

Course Duration

1 Day


On successful completion of this course, candidates will receive a Training Certificate and Photo ID Card.

Training Locations

Training can be provided at the clients' premises or at our state of the art training centre located at Crossreagh, Mullagh, Co. Cavan, Ireland.

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