MEWP - Scissor, Boom Vehicle mounted, Boom Self propelled, or Boom Trailed.

Duration :

1 day (up to 2 for novices)

Maximum trainees per course :


Price :

Cost on application.

Inclusive of Lantra Awards Assessment

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the basic construction and components, and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges.
  • Identify and comply with manufacturers’ instructions in accordance with the operator’s handbook, other information sources such as duties charts and applicable legislation (PUWER, LOLER).
  • Explain all relevant documentation.
  • Explain all displayed information on the machine.
  • Carry out pre-start and running checks.
  • Carry out emergency lowering procedures.
  • Operate controls from ground level, and from within the working platform.
  • Manoeuvre/Travel the MEWP involving tight turns and limited access, using both forward and reverse motions.
  • Position the platform up to maximum working height.
  • Keep within safe working parameters.
  • Place the machine in an out-of-service condition.
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures on and off a transporter.