Mobile Elevated Platforms

Does Your Staff Need Mobile Elevated Platforms (MEWP), Cherry Picker or Scissor Lift Training?

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by our instructors in the Edinburgh, Glasgow & Borders Regions.

Fully Trained Instructors

We have fully trained, qualified and experienced training instructors ready and able to train your staff anywhere in Edinburgh, Glasgow & Borders Regions in any of the following:

  • mobile elevated platforms,
  • cherry picker,
  • scissor lift,
  • MEWP.

Mobile Elevated Platforms – MEWP

Mobile elevated platforms typically include:

  • Vertical Platforms,
  • Scissor Lifts,
  • Boom Access Machines,
  • Cherry Pickers,
  • and so on…

Mobile elevated platforms training courses (MEWP) are normally 1 to 2 days duration depending on experience with a max of 4 delegates.

NOTE it is the customers responsibility to ensure the machine used for training has current LOLER certificate and that personnel protective equipment (PPE) are supplied for all delegates if training is at your premises.

A full range of nationally recognised
mobile elevated platforms (MEWP)
training courses can be arranged and
delivered at your premises or ours.

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Edinburgh, Glasgow & Borders Regions

What MEWP is Classed as a Mobile Vertical Elevated Platform?

If mobile elevated platforms can be manoeuvred from height when in use, they would be classed as mobile vertical platforms. If the mobile elevated platform (MEWP) requires outriggers when in use, it would be classed as a static vertical platform.

Mobile Elevated Platforms Course Content (MEWP)

Our mobile elevated platform course covers the following topics:

  • Responsibilities under health and safety at work act 1974.
  • Safety for operators and work colleagues.
  • Pre-shift checks on the MEWP.
  • Stability and environmental factors.
  • Mobile elevated platforms safe driving & operating skills.
  • Duties of the MEWP operator & safe systems of work.

The mobile elevated platforms certificate is valid for 3 years on successful completion of the course.

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Edinburgh, Glasgow & Borders Regions

Scissor Lift Training Course

The Scissor lift training course can be done at your premises or ours … or indeed anywhere in the UK. A scissor lift training course usually lasts about 7 hours.

Scissor Lift Training Timetable

A typical scissor lift training day goes as follows:

  • start with the scissor lift course registration,
  • scissor lift course introduction,
  • safety awareness & theory talk,
  • theory test,
  • lunch,
  • scissor lift inspection – correct use and reach targets,
  • scissor lift practical skills test,
  • question and answer session,
  • close of MEWP course.

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Edinburgh, Glasgow & Borders Regions

Cherry Picker Training (Mobile Boom)

cherry picker is a self propelled boom used to work at height. Cherry picker training is usually done at the employee’s workplace.

All cherry picker training courses usually involve about 7 hours training – maximum of 3 if novices (up to max 6 delegates if refreshers ) and the delegates receive either in-house or a nationally recognised BRITTOP certificate on completion of the course.

Cherry Picker Course Training Timetable

A typical cherry picker training day goes as follows:

  • 8.30am start with the cherry picker course registration,
  • introduction and safety awareness,
  • introduction to different types of MEWP,
  • safety and pre-start checks,
  • cherry picker operator training,
  • theory test
  • lunch,
  • practical test on a cherry picker,
  • question and answer session,
  • cherry picker course closure.

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Edinburgh, Glasgow & Borders Regions