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Mobile Elevated Work Platform Training (MEWP)

MEWPS or Mobile Elevating Work Platforms are used in industry both inside and outside of a warehouse when work at height is required by personnel/equipment. This allows work to be done in a safe and effective manner. This equipment has uses in many sectors but is commonly found in CCTV work and high level cleaning, Operators of MEWP trucks are required to hold a certificate of training which shows

Different Types of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms - MEWPS

  • Scissor Lifts
  • Articulating Booms
  • Telescopic Booms
  • Personnel Lifts
  • Vertical Mast Booms
  • Non HGV Vehicle Mounted Lifts
  • HGV Vehicle Mounted Lifts
  • Narrow Tracked Access Platforms
  • Road Towable Access Platforms
  • All Terrain and Specialised Access Platforms


  • Elevated Work Platform Novice Training: 1-2 days
  • Elevated Work Platform Experienced Training: 1 days
  • Elevated Work Platform Conversion Training: 1 day
  • Elevated Work Platform Refresher Training: 1 day
  • Elevated Work Platform Instructor Training: 10 days

What skill level are you?

How to Book

  • To book MEWP training at a commercial premises or at the training centre near Doncaster- call the sales team on 0845 6588342 or complete our on-line contact us form

Course Venue

  • Commercial/ Private premises with access to a Mobile Elevating Work Platform
  • Training centre near Doncaster

Note: This course has been approved by the relevant accrediting bodies and complies with both the Health & Safety Executives Guidance HSG

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they have attended a training course and passed a test to a set national standard.

Safe-T-Solutions hold NPORS accreditation and are able to offer training at customer premises around the UK or at the training centre near Doncaster. Certificates can be restricted to “in-house” to suit the job role of the operator or nationally accredited with NPORS.

Course Content

  • Responsibilities under the Health & safety at Work Act, 1974, Work at Height regulations 2005 PUWER 98 & LOLER 98
  • Operators Safety code including planning of work and Risk Assessment
  • Daily and weekly maintenance schedules
  • Identification of compoments and Pre-use checks
  • Interpretation of safety information
  • Selection and use of personal safety equipment
  • Start up/shut down procedures
  • Testing of safety devices, limit switches and hydraulic functions
  • Factors affecting stability & vehicle limitations
  • Motive and hydraulic controls of MEWPS
  • Manoeuvring in open and confined spaces (level/inclines/rough terrain – where applicable)
  • Positioning of the Mobile Elevating Work Platform for work
  • Basic operating techniques/accessing at height
  • Operating safely to Banksman signals
  • Working near overhead power lines
  • Working near water
  • Working on/travelling on public highway (where relevant)
  • Emergency lowering procedures/rescue planning
  • Battery care and maintenance (where relevant)
  • Re-fuelling procedures (where relevant)
  • Parking and post-stop checks
  • Requirements of thorough examinations

Course Certification:

  • PDF in-house certificate - no extra charge
  • Printed in-house certificate £5
  • NPORS accredited certificate or photo ID - £30
  • NPORS accredited certificate and photo ID - £40
all prices are subject to vat

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