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Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP) Training

NZQA Unit Standards 23966, 23960, 23962

Cost

$350 + GST per person

Duration

8 hours (1 day)

Purpose

To demonstrate a solid understanding of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and the legislative requirements for their use in the work environment

MEWP Course Overview

In this course, participants will be able to gain a solid understanding of how they can identify hazards and safe use of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP) including scissor lifts and self-propelled boom lift.

The training also features some exercises that will allow you to test your knowledge of hazards, risk management, and operational skills in elevated work platforms (EWP). They will also learn about safe site operation procedures to promote health and safety onsite.

Who should attend our MEWP training classes?

Staff members who need to meet the requirement of mobile elevating work platform training in accordance with the MEWP Code of Practice.

Topics covered in the mobile elevated work platform (MEWP) course

This elevated work platform (EWP) or mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) training covers the following:

  • Types of EWPs, their suitability for purpose and safety features
  • Legislative requirements in relation to Code of Practice and the use of EWPs

Upon completing the theoretical EWP training (NZQA Unit Standard 23966), participants will continue to learn about scissor lifts (NZQA Unit Standard 23960) and boom lifts (NZQA Unit Standard 23962) which is required for all succeeding EWP modules, namely truck-mounted lift (NZQA Unit Standard 23961), trailer-mounted lift (NZQA Unit Standard 23963), and vertical lift (NZQA Unit Standard 23964).

People who complete this course are expected to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of types of EWPs, their suitability for purpose, and safety features (range: scissor lift, truck mounted, self-propelled boom lift, trailer mounted, vertical lift)
  • Demonstrate knowledge of legislative requirements in relation to Code of Practice and the use of EWPs
  • Operate an Elevated Work Platform (EWP) within following the manufacturer’s recommendations and within the machine’s intended specifications, in accordance with industry requirements
  • Assess the worksite, and prepare to use a scissor lift or self-propelled boom lift EWP
  • Carry out operations in a workplace environment, report faults and damage, and shut down the scissor lift or self-propelled boom lift EWP

A professionally trained instructor will deliver the training to participants.

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