M.E.W.P. / Cherrypickers Course


Certification for Boom and Scissors Lift

Course Description

  • For novice and experience operators

Course Objectives:

At the end of this Course Participants will be able to:

  • Carry out a Pre-use Inspection
  • Know how to operate a M.E.W.P. in a safe manner.
  • Know how to identify the load capacity of the M.E.W.P..
  • Know the hazards related to improper use of the M.E.W.P.


  • Law.
  • Hazardous situations.
  • Good handling techniques and practice.
  • Overloading.
  • Operators Daily Checks.
  • Battery Care and Maintenance.
  • Good housekeeping.
  • Practical.
  • Introduction to the M.E.W.P.
  • Controls and instruments
  • Daily inspection, take-over and maintenance
  • Start stopping and steering
  • Simple corners and manoeuvring
  • Operation of hydraulic controls
  • Weight assessment
  • Maneuvering in confined spaces