Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP)

 

The Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) Code of Practice requires that employees are either sufficiently experienced to do their work safely or are supervised by an experienced person. In addition, employees must be adequately trained in the safe use of equipment in the place of work including protective clothing and equipment.

Additional training is available through the optional electives that include truck mounted, trailer mounted and vertical lift. These unit standards are offered as onsite training only.

Full and renewal course options can be selected based upon your specific requirements, Roadtrain recommends that a refresher is completed every three years.

Course Content
  • Demonstrate knowledge of types of EWPs
  • Understand suitability of EWPs for purpose and their safety features
NZQA Unit Standards Included:

23960: Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a scissor lift elevating work platform

23962: Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a self-propelled boom lift elevating work platform

23966: Describe types of elevating work platforms (EWPs), and legislative requirements for their use (prerequisite)

Elective Options Available 

23961: Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a truck mounted elevating work platform

23963: Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a trailer mounted elevating work platform

23964: Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a vertical lift elevating work platform

Course Options

Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (EWP) Full Course

The Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) Code of Practice requires that employees must be adequately trained in the safe use of equipment in the place of work.

Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (EWP) Refresher

This programme is for operators already certified as a Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP) Operator. A refresher certificate for the following three years will be issued on course completion.

Prerequisites

Prior experience in using a MEWP. Proof may be required.

NZQA Unit Standard 23966 is the pre-requisite requirement to all of the practical mobile elevating work platform options. This is completed with the standard course delivery.

Please contact us for course pricing and dates lindsay@roadtrain.nz or 0800 667744