Certification for Boom and Scissors Lift

Course Description

For novice and experience operators

Course Objectives:

At the end of this Course Participants will be able to:

  • Carry out a Pre-use Inspection
  • Know how to operate a M.E.W.P. in a safe manner.
  • Know how to identify the load capacity of the M.E.W.P..
  • Know the hazards related to improper use of the M.E.W.P.


  • Law.
  • Hazardous situations.
  • Good handling techniques and practice.
  • Overloading.
  • Operators Daily Checks.
  • Battery Care and Maintenance.
  • Good housekeeping.
  • Practical.
    • Introduction to the M.E.W.P.
    • Controls and instruments
    • Daily inspection, take-over and maintenance
    • Start stopping and steering
    • Simple corners and manoeuvring
    • Operation of hydraulic controls
    • Weight assessment
    • Manoeuvring in confined spaces
  • Exam.
  • Summary.

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