Mobile Elevated Work Platforms FL06

Target Group

Courses for experienced operators and/or novices. Programmes are designed to meet client needs and delivered on-site as and when required.


To ensure operators can safely use mobile elevated work platforms.


On completion of the course participants will be able to:

  • Outline their responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
  • Identify other regulations, which apply to the M.E.W.P.
  • Identify the cause of accidents and methods of prevention.
  • Carry out pre use checks on the equipment.
  • Operate the Mobile Elevated Work Platform in line with accepted standards of safe working practice.

Course Content

Session 1

  • Introductions
  • Accident prevention
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

Session 2

  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Lifting Operations Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Company safety code
  • Engineering principles – importance of pre use inspection and identification of parts to be inspected – what to look for – what action to take in the event of defects being found.

Session 3

  • Routine daily service checks
  • Emergency lowering systems
  • Site safety assessment placing and operating the machine.

Session 4

  • Written Test
  • Operating Skills (Practical Assessment), Feedback

Course Duration

One day for experienced or two days for novices

Achievement Measurement

This course includes theoretical and practical assessments leading to certification on successful completion.

Days: 1-2

Ratio: 4:1