MEWP - Mobile Elevating Work Platforms Training Course - Eden Safety Services

M.E.W.P Training (Mobile Elevating Work Platforms) Training

What type of MEWPs are covered under Operator Training?

  • 1B : Static Booms (EWPs that cannot be moved in an elevated state) Eg. Trailer Mount, Van Mount, Spider Lift.
  • 3A: Mobile Vertical (MEWPs that elevate directly upwards) Eg. Scissor Lifts, Vertical Personnel Platforms.
  • 3B: Mobile Boom (MEWPs that rotate & provide outreach) Eg. Articulated &

Telescopic Boom Lifts.

Please Note: Both Mobile Booms & Mobile Verticals may be driven in an Elevated Position (subject to Risk Assessment)

Categories Completed per Training Day

A normal training day would include 2 categories : i .e 3A Mobile Vertical & 3B Mobile Boom

Extra categories

Up to three MEWP categories can be done on the same training day subject to notice and availability of machines e.g 3a Mobile Vertical, 3b Mobile Boom and 1b Static Boom

Number of Delegates

Up to 4 maximum

Trainee Requirements

Candidates for MEWP courses must be at least 18 years of age. They must be medically fit to operate machinery.

Successful delegates will receive an AAFS Operators Card valid for 5 years and a Certificate of Training for the categories completed. Photographs for the operator card are taken on site and included in the price.

On-site training

On-site training on your premises is also available subject to minimum numbers and having the MEWPs available on site. A suitable room would be required for on-site training for the theory section of the course, and a Mobile Vertical and Mobile Boom would be needed for the practical test. The Operator’s Manual and a copy of the current 6 monthly Certificate of Thorough Examination for each MEWP is required.

Training Methods

Presentation with slides, video, printed course material, demonstration, practical use.


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