MEWP (Mobile Elevated Work Platform) (IPAF)

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Lorry Loader Crane (Hi-Ab) ALLMI
June 9, 2016
CITB CPCS Crane Appointed Person / Persons (Lifting Operations)
June 9, 2016
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O’Reilly Training Ltd IPAF accredited Mobile Elevated Working Platforms course for candidates to operate an MEWP safely and correctly including pre-use inspection, the causes of instability and emergency procedures.  For scissors boom, boom lift training, scissors and boom safety training courses.

Duration of training
1 Day

Minimum and maximum class numbers
4 Max

O’Reilly Training certificate & I.D. card

Required Prior Learning

Duration of certificate
Valid for 5 years


Course description & General Information


  • On completion participants will be able to:
  • Operate an MEWP safely and correctly in accordance with the Manufacturers handbook
  • Clearly understand the causes of instability while operating an MEWP
  • Carry out correctly, a pre-use inspection of an MEWP
  • Understand fully the procedures for the emergency lowering of the MEWP in the event of an emergency



  • 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
  • Raising and lowering the MEWP safely and correctly
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Evaluating Ground Conditions
  • Theory & Practical Assessment