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MEWP Training – MEWP Course

TypeExperienced & Novice

Here at Workforce Skills Support we offer a range of MEWP Training / Mobile Elevating Work Platform Training, these courses include

  • CPCS Mobile Elevating Work Platform – Scissor (A25) MEWP Training course
  • CPCS Mobile Elevating Work Platform – Boom (A26) MEWP Training course
  • CPCS Mobile Elevating Work Platform – Mast Climber (A27) MEWP Training course

CPCS Mobile Elevating Work Platform – Scissor (A25)

CPCS Scissor Course Aims

To provide thorough practical and theory training in operating a MEWPS – Scissor, to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

Course Content of CPCS Scissor

  • Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
  • Conform with manufacturers requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks
  • Check emergency lowering functions
  • Configure and set plant equipment for site travel
  • Travel over inclines on level surfaces
  • Explain travel procedures and precautions over rough terrain and inclines
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces
  • Configure and set plant for accessing duties
  • Position the platform to access a work position
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
  • Access working points up to full operating height
  • Travel with a raised platform (where applicable) and employ extension units
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting

Duration of Training 

To be confirmed on completion of Initial Analysis, dependent on experience.

CPCS A25 MEWP Ticket Test 

To achieve the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card candidates must pass both the CSCS touch screen H+S test (within the last 2 years) and the CPCS Theory Test and the Practical Test. 

To upgrade the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card you will have to achieve, within 2 year, the relevant NVQ – For more information on required NVQ contact Tel – 01623 287830

 

CPCS Mobile Elevating Work Platform – Boom (A25)

CPCS A25 Boom Course Aims

To provide thorough practical and theory plant training in operating a MEWPS – Boom, to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

Course Content of CPCS A25 Boom

  • Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
  • Conform with manufacturers requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks
  • Check emergency lowering functions
  • Configure and set for site travel
  • Travel over level surfaces (all types) and uneven terrain (self propelled)
  • Explain travel procedures and precautions on inclines
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces
  • Configure and set for accessing duties
  • Position the platform to access a work position
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
  • Access working points up to full operating height and reach
  • Travel with a raised platform (relevant endorsement)
  • Carry out plant shut down and securing procedures

Duration of Training

To be confirmed on completion of Initial Analysis, dependent on experience.

Endorsements

A: Vehicle Mounted

B: Self-Propelled

CPCS A25 Boom – MEWP Ticket Test 

To achieve the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card candidates must pass both the CSCS touch screen H+S test (within the last 2 years) and the CPCS Theory Test and the Practical Test. 

 To upgrade the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card you will have to achieve, within 2 year, the relevant NVQ – For more information on required NVQ contact Tel – 01623 287830

 

CPCS Mobile Elevating Work Platform – Mast Climber (A27)

CPCS A27 Mast Climber Course Aims

The aim of the course is to provide plant operator training for individuals who wish to drive a MEWP Climber at a competent level.

Course Content of CPCS A27 Mast Climber

  • Identify the basic construction, purpose and function of components and the purpose and use of controls and gauges
  • Identify and comply with manufacturers’ instructions in accordance with the operator’s handbook, other information sources and applicable legislation
  • Carry out pre-checks
  • Ensure the mast climber is sited and erected
  • Keep within safe working parameters
  • Place the plant machinery in an out-of-service condition
  • Prepare the platform to accept various loads
  • Raise and lower platform up to maximum working height in a loaded and unloaded state

Duration of Training

To be confirmed on completion of Initial Analysis, dependent on experience.

CPCS A27 Mast Climber MEWP Ticket Test 

To achieve the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card candidates must pass both the CSCS touch screen H+S test (within the last 2 years) and the CPCS Theory Test and the Practical Test. 

To upgrade the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card you will have to achieve, within 2 year, the relevant NVQ – For more information on required NVQ contact Tel – 01623 287830

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