MEWP Training Course

Mobile Elevated Work Platforms - Boom & Scissor Lifts

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Kentra can provide a MEWP training course, for novice candidates through to experienced operators and the course registered by ourselves or with an awarding body if required.

Ratio

Novice: 4 Candidates: 1  Machine: 1 Instructor: 1 Day

Experienced Worker Tests (EWT): 6 Candidates: 1  Machine: 1 Instructor: 1 Day

EWT 3+3 test combination is available for this category (i.e. 3 tests on a Boom & 3 tests on a Scissor in one day).

We also provide training for Harnesses and Emergency Escape which maybe of interest.

Aim
To provide the practical skills and the operating safety knowledge necessary for operators to correctly prepare, safely operate and maintain a Mobile Elevated Work Platform

Course Content
Responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 1998, LOLER 1998 and other relevant legislation.
Safety Awareness Session
Pre-shift checks and daily maintenance
Manoeuvring
Elevating
Operator Safety
Checking ground conditions
Travelling to work area and machine setup

Safe use of Harness, full harness training provided.

Variations of mobile elevated work platform
MEWP Boom

– self propelled (ABA Grouping – 3B)

– static boom (ABA Grouping – 1B)

MEWP Scissor

– Static (ABA Grouping – 1A)

– Driven (ABA Grouping – 3A)

Course Requirements
A room for the theory session and a safe area for the practical session using the MEWP.

The Instructor is required to see the machine/equipment’s LOLER certificate before commencement of the course.

Certification & Validation
This course can be registered with different awarding bodies if required, or simply a Kentra card – as a registered training provider we can supply a plastic ID card as proof of training, suitable for the HSE and insurances.

If an awarding body validation is required we will need to notify them prior to the course, so please mention this when booking.
Candidates successfully completing this course will receive one of the following certifications:

Kentra validation and plastic ID card

CPCS registration and plastic ID card. Scissor, Mast Climber.

Lantra Awards registration and plastic ID card

NPORS registration and plastic ID card – MEWP Training Course

N108 Mobile elevated work platform (Boom)
N109 Mobile elevated work platform (Scissor)

MEWP Training Course

We can deliver many types of Working at Heights courses, if you would like to discuss the different courses please Contact us.

 

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