Elevated Work Platforms (EWP)

Elevated work platform training (EWP) or as referred to mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP) is required to be completed in accordance to the MEWP Code of Practice. To ensure your staff meet these requirements, AMS Group provides detailed training to meet these standards, training in the safe use of equipment in the place of work; including protective clothing and equipment and more.

People who successfully complete any one of the unit standards specified in the EWP training course will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of types of EWPs, their suitability for purpose, and safety features including scissor lift, truck mounted, self-propelled boom lift, trailer mounted, vertical lift.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of legislative requirements in relation to Codes of practice and the use of EWPs.
  • Operate an Elevated Work Platform (EWP) within following the manufacturer’s recommendations and within the machine’s intended specifications, in accordance with industry requirements.

Please note that the maximum number of trainees on an EWP course is six (6). This is to ensure that the training component and the assessments can be completed on time.

EWP Course Location Options

AMS Group offer a number of scheduled short courses available at our one of our branches or if you have equipment on site that your team use all of the time, AMS Group is able to arrange for the training to be delivered on your site. This is a very popular option.

It is important to note that AMS Group will only train your team on certified machinery that is fit for purpose on the day of training.  Please note also that evidence of equipment certification will be required prior to training.