Mobile Elevating Work Platform Refresher (Company/Group Course)

Key Information

Duration: Half day (4 Hours)

Maximum Attendees: 6-8

Training available nationwide at one of our centres, or your own workplace

Price (excl GST)

$1725 Company Booking

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Refresh your understanding of the legal obligations, pre-check requirements and skills needed to safely operate a Mobile Elevating Work Platform.
Onsite group bookings refresh unit standards: 23966, 23960, 23961, 23962, 23963 and 23964
Students must have units reported previously on their NZQA Record of Achievement to be refreshed on this training course

This refresher course ensures you stay current with the relevant guidelines, regulations and Codes of Practice to safely assess and operate a MEWP. It also includes a series of practical exercises to reinforce your knowledge of hazards, risk management and operational skills.

Refresher Information:

It is essential for students to remain current on Health and Safety regulations. To guarantee compliance with legislation and sustain safety standards, the Best Practice Guidelines of Mobile Elevated Work Platforms require refresher training every three years - a mandate outlined in BPG Sections 6.1 & 6.2..

When booking a refresher course, Safety ’n Action will require evidence of the student's NZQA record of achievement displaying the relevant unit standard/s to the course they are attending.On successful completion of the course the students Go Safe card will be updated and reissued with a new refresher date. (Please note no unit standards will be uploaded to NZQA).
If students are unable to provide us with this information, they will need to attend a full course to gain the unit standard/s. Alternatively, if the student has completed prior training and does not hold the applicable NZQA unit standard/s, on request we can provide the student with an attendance certificate only.

Students need to have 3 months of work experience in the industry prior to doing the course.

Please bring along your ID - We need to verify the identity of students in attendance, please bring ID with you on the day of training.

Machine Options:

Only two machine combinations and the theory unit standard 23966 can be refreshed in half a day. You will need to specify which combination you require on booking. The machine options are as follows:

• Scissor Lift
• Self-Propelled Boom
• Truck Mounted Boom
• Trailer Mounted
• Vertical Lift

  • Unit Standards - MEWP (Click to see more detail)









    Describe types of elevating work platforms (EWPs) and legislative requirements for their use



    Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a scissor lift



    Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a truck-mounted EWP



    Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a self-propelled boom lift



    Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a trailer-mounted EWP



    Assess the worksite, prepare and operate a vertical lift



  1. If you did not complete your original training with Safety ‘n Action then we may require evidence of competency

Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of types of MEWP’s
  2. Their suitability for purpose
  3. Safety features
  4. Legislative requirements in relation to code of practice and the use of MEWP’s
  5. Assess the worksite and prepare to use the relevant MEWP
  6. How to identify and report faults and damage for the MEWP
  7. How to shut down the MEWP
  8. Practical reinforcement of the knowledge and skills obtained during the training

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