Operate a Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP)

TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS COMPLIANCE TRAINING

Operate a Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP)

  • Unit Standard Title: Operate a Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP)
  • SAQA Qualification ID: 243272
  • Credits: 10
  • NQF Level: 2
The person credited with this unit standard is able to safely operate and use a Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP). The learner will be able to assess his/her work environment so as to establish any safety hazards in order to prevent or eliminate such hazards and resultant losses, to conduct pre-inspection tests and to operate the MEWP in safe conditions.
  • This course is presented over 5 days for Novices and 1 day for re-certification
  • Literacy and Numeracy at Grade 9
  • Identify applications to decide on appropriate Mobile Elevating Work Platform to be used
  • Assess risks in the work environment to prevent and eliminate safety hazards
  • Conduct pre-operation inspection of Mobile Elevating Work Platform
  • Place people, tools and equipment correctly and safely on Mobile Elevating Work Platform
  • Operate a Mobile Elevating Work Platform
  • Conduct shut-down procedures and stow Mobile Elevating Work Platform safely

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