We offer a MEWP for Managers (Mobile Elevating Work Platform) training course to suit your needs

As a Manager you must be able to demonstrate your competence to plan, supervise and manage the use of MEWPs.

Our IPAF MEWPs for Managers Course will prepare you for MEWP projects within your business.

Course length: 1 full day

Course Aim

To instruct a Supervisor or Manager in what is required to prepare for and safely co-ordinate various types of Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs) within their control.

Course Objectives:

At the end of the course the candidate will Be aware of current legislation, different types & Classifications of MEWPS, Machine Selection, Correct PPE, Safe use and operation, be able to identify misuse and abuse of MEWPS, Planning and maintenance considerations

Course content


MEWP Regulations & Standards

Hire Terms & Conditions

Machine classification and use

Structural parts & MEWP Selection

Operator training and familiarisation

Operator daily inspection

MEWP personal fall protection

Safe operating methods and hazard awareness

Safety Beyond training

Theory test Course evaluation

Key learning objectives

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

• Understand the importance of pre-use checks and of the daily maintenance carried out prior to commencing work

• Understand the regulations relevant to MEWP usage

• Use the correct emergency procedures, capacities and limitations to enable safe operation

• Correctly select MEWPs

• Correctly select fall protection equipment

Who should attend

Anyone who supervises or plans working at height.

The course consists of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations, practical and test.

PPE Required: Yes