MEWP Booms and MEWP Scissor Lift


Course Content

By the end of this course, delegates will be able to assess when it is appropriate to use a stepladder or ladder, how to correctly select and check a stepladder or ladder, how to use a stepladder or ladder safely and how to effectively comply with their duties under the Working at Height Regulations 2005.


By the end of the course, delegates will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the industry and their roles and responsibilities as an operator 
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook 
  • Locate and identify the major components and controls of the machine and explain their functions 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of loading/unloading procedure for machine transport 
  • Conduct all pre-operation checks 
  • Check all emergency lowering functions 
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area 
  • Safely mount and dismount the machine 
  • Configure the machine for travel then move off and stop safely 
  • Manoeuvre the machine safely, on level ground and inclines, in open and confined areas 
  • Manoeuvre the machine safely over uneven terrain (self-propelled units only) 
  • Travel with the platform raised (where applicable) 
  • Carry out accessing tasks up to the full operating height and reach 
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures.