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Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP)

MEWP In-house Operators Certificate

Operator Competency Assessments are undertaken at the end of this training course, and our Assessors will be looking for a demonstration of knowledge & skills in the following areas:-

Knowledge of Work @ Height Regulations and how they impact on the use of MEWPs;

Undertaking a JSRA before work starts

Daily static pre-use checks

Daily pre-use running checks

PFPE inspection & donning

Total control during operation at low level & high level

Observation skills & Spatial Awareness

Correct operation of the Emergency decent control procedure

Achieve an acceptable level of competency & control during skills assessments.

This course is normally delivered on our clients premises utilising clients own machine either a Scissor type or a Boom type machine, only one type of machine can be covered in one day.

a max of three operators per course up to a max of six.

Course Fee is per person £135:00+vat

Our fixed daily fee applies £95:00 +vat

All operators will require a full body harness and a Restraint Lanyard (not fall arrest) as shown in the picture above!

We can supply this PFPE and bring it with us should you so wish (we do not supply cheap foreign imports) please enquire for current cost.



IPAF Registered MEWP Operator

This Internationally Recognised Certification is valid for 5 years, and covers all types of MEWP in separate categories;-

Self Propelled Scissor Lifts (3a) & Self Propelled Boom Types (3b) being the most common.

This course is of One Days Duration


SWL Capabilities & Limitations

Pre-use Checks (static & running)

Planning the route & work inc JSRA

Travelling & manoeuvring safely

Setting up & stability

Safe operation & emergency procedures

Observation & awareness

Inspection & use of PFPE

Theory knowledge & practical skills assessment


Delegates will be required to bring their own PFPE including an Adjustable Restraint Lanyard (ARL), Safety Boots, Hi-Vis Jacket/vest, Hard Hat with Chin Strap.

Course Fee per person £200:00 + vat   fee includes; PAL ID card, Operator Certificate, Course Handbook & Operator Log Book.

Please enquire if you require any further information on other IPAF categories