Aim of the Course
Operators should be familiar with the manufacturer’s guidance and instructions, the features and control functions of the specific model of MEWP being used and have knowledge of the operation of safety devices and emergency lowering procedures.

Course Programme:

  • Legislation
  • Daily inspections of machine
  • Functions of controls
  • Safe use of machine around site
  • Certification and testing of machine & attachments
  • Terrain and associated hazards
  • Loading dumpers/trailers
  • Transport of machine to and from site
  • Practical Test
  • Theory Test


Classroom based learning, group discussion and scenarios specific to the work environment.

Written assessment and practical test.

DG Safety certificate valid for 3 years.

Duration of Course:
Half day approx.