Access Platform Operators Course

AIMS: This course is designed for anyone who operators any type of Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP), such as scissor lifts, boom lifts, or trailer mounted or vehicle mounted boom lifts, should take this course to comply with the duties placed upon employers and employees by law.


  • Employer’s and employee’s legal responsibilities
  • Different categories of MEWPs
  • Main structural parts of MEWPs
  • Pre-use inspections
  • Testing and inspection
  • Safe operating methods
  • Practical training

BY THE END OF THE COURSE delegates will take a written test, and following a practical training also take a practical assessment.  Successful candidates will receive a certificate showing the category or categories of MEWP on which they have been trained.

This course is approved by IPAF, who are the main international body governing access platform operations. 

Course duration

half day (up to 5 delegates)

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