mewp1Course Aim

To provide attendees with the skills to be able to operate a Mobile Elevated Work Platform safely

Course objectives

On successful completion of the course delegates will be able to;

  • Operate an MEWP safely and correctly in accordance with the Manufacturer’s handbook
  • Clearly understand the causes of instability while operating an MEWP
  • Be able to carry out correctly, a pre-use inspection of the MEWP
  • Work safely at height
  • Understand fully the procedures for the emergency lowering of the MEWP in the event of an emergency

Course content

  • Legislation and the use of MEWP’s
  • Basic types and specification of MEWP’s
  • Hazards associated with using MEWP’s
  • MEWP Accident Analysis
  • Daily pre-use checks and maintenance requirements
  • Safety precautions while using MEWP’s
  • Positioning of the MEWP
  • Re-fuelling and Battery charging procedures
  • Raising and lowering the MEWP safely and correctly
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Evaluating Ground Conditions
  • Practical and written test


All delegates that successfully pass the written and practical test will receive a Certificate of Competence for that particular category. The certificate will last for a period of 5 years.


The cost for up to 4 persons onsite is € 800. Cost per person on a public course or offsite is € 330

Course duration

1 day