Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP) Training

All courses are designed to train individuals in the basic skill requirements and safety aspects of basic MEWP operation. Courses are accredited by HSE and ITSSAR.

Operator courses include:

  • Novice
  • Experienced Operator
  • Refresher
  • Conversion (from one type of MEWP to another)

MEWP types covered:

  • Scissor Lift
  • Articulated Booms
  • Cherry Pickers
  • Self Propelled Booms
  • Vehicle Mounted Booms
  • Static Vertical
  • Plus others on request

Your course will include:

  • Responsibility of the operator
  • Legal Requirements
  • Basic Hydraulic and Electrical Systems
  • Refuelling/Recharging
  • Daily Safety Checks & Maintenance
  • Site Safety
  • Simple Manoeuvring
  • Advanced Manoeuvring
  • MEWP Stability
  • Practical Examination
  • Theoretical Examination


ITSSAR Accredited Certification meeting HSE requirements.


1-2 days depending on numbers and previous experience.


  • MEWP Instructor
  • Conversion courses to other MEWP types


Members:  £220 Per Day + Expenses – up to 6 people
Non-Members: £225 Per Day + Expenses – up to 6 people

Costs can vary depending on the number of delegates, current experience and other factors. Please contact us on 0844 815 9981 or email:

To arrange a quote for training please complete and return the BWF Training Needs Assessment Form