Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) – Online Safety Course

This course is for anyone who may be required to operate Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs). This course will train you to prepare and safely operate various types of MEWPs.

Price €150

Course Aims and Objectives

In this course, you will learn about the legislation and use of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs), various types and specifications of MEWPs, associated hazards and accident prevention, daily pre-use checks and maintenance, safety precautions and harness use, MEWP positioning, refueling and battery charging procedures, proper raising and lowering of MEWPs, emergency procedures, evaluation of ground conditions

Course Content:

  • Legislation and the use of MEWPs 
  • Basic types and specifications of MEWPs
  • Hazards associated with using MEWPs
  • MEWP Accident prevention
  • Daily pre-use checks and maintenance
  • Safety precautions while using MEWPs & Safe Harness Use
  • Positioning of the MEWP safely
  • Refueling and battery charging procedures
  • Raising and lowering the MEWP safely and correctly
  • Emergency procedures for the operator
  • Evaluating ground conditions
  • Practical test and written theory exam


The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 8 single choice questions with a pass mark of 75%. The answers are marked automatically so that you’ll instantly know whether you passed. If you don’t pass don’t worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.


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