PSTC Training Centre, Unit W2E/F, Ladystown Business Park, Naas, Kildare, W91 E0K5

E-Learning Course

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Public course

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Onsite course

This course is available as an onsite course at your workplace pending tutor and venue availability

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This 4 day Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP) Instructor course is ideal for anyone who has experience using a MEWP and would like to be able to teach others. 

Suited to individuals who are already teaching courses such as Working at heights or forklift, and wish to add this to there teaching suite or those who need to teach courses to there own staff.

MEWP operator training can be found here

Who should Attend this course

This training is aimed at those who have experience in MEWP use and would like to be able to teach these courses to other people.

Course Objectives

Over the 4 days the Candidates who successfully complete this course will learn the skills and knowledge to successfully deliver MEWP Operator Training and Instruction.

Course Programme

  • Day 1: MEWP Operator Training – Candidates will complete the MEWP Operators Course that they themselves will be delivering as MEWP Training Instructors. Modules include:

    • Legislation in relation to Health & Safety and Working at Heights
    • Harness & Lanyard Safety
    • Working at Height Training from MEWPS including Trauma Suspension and Rescue Plans
    • MEWP Categories & Features
    • Safe Operation of MEWPS including Pre-Use Inspections and Operations.
    • Identifying Risks and Hazards associated with MEWPS
    • Spotter Training – Safety Awareness and Responsibilities
    • Refuelling & Maintenance
    • Operator Theory and Practical Assessments

    Day 2: MEWP Demonstrator Training – This will involve more intensive practical training on the different categories of MEWPS including specialised MEWPS such as Static Booms (E.G. Spider Lifts / Vehicle Mounted)

    Day 3: Training Delivery & Evaluation – Candidates will learn and demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to deliver the course material both in the classroom and the delivery of practical training with different categories of MEWPS.

    Day 4Recap and Assessments – The first part of the day will involve the tutor completing a recap and review with the candidates, and then an independent examiner will supervise and audit the theory and practical assessments.

    Day 5: Working at Height Instructors Course and Harness / Lanyard Inspectors Course (recommended)

Methods of training

The course is highly interactive with each theory session being followed by demonstration, practical tasks and assessment of individual skills

Assessment & Certification

Candidates who produce proof of their QQI level 6 Training Qualification within 6 months of successfully completing the MEWP Instructors Course will receive PSTC Accredited MEWP Instructors Card and Certificate of Successful Completion.

Candidate Requirements

All candidates must have a good understanding of oral and written English. Training Qualification to QQI Level 6 or equivalent is highly recommended. Candidates may attend the MEWPS Instructor Course without having a training qualification and they will receive a Certificate of Attendance on completion of course.

Resource Material

Candidates who successfully complete all practical and theory assessments will be provided with all material required to deliver a MEWPS Operator Training Course including PowerPoint, Course Notes, Health & Safety Legislation, Trainee Assessment Sheets and more.

Post Training Support:

We will provide post training support and advice. We encourage our participants to actively participate in MEWP Operator Training Courses that we ourselves run, to help them gain confidence and experience in delivering their own MEWP Operator Training and Instruction.

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PSTC Training Centre, Unit W2E/F, Ladystwn Business Park, Naas, Kildare, W91 E0K5
045 899858

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