Chainsaw - Mobile Elevated Work Platform

Lantra or N.P.T.C. Certification

This is a one or two day course (depending on experience) for anyone who uses or will be using a mobile elevated work platform (scissor or boom-vehicle mounted or self-propelled) in the landbased industry.


Cost: £140 per person per day + VAT and lantra assessment. Does not include NPTC certification. For NPTC price see assessment price list

Venue: Marsh Hill Centre or In-House

Maximum Trainees: 4

Duration: 1-2 days

Requirements: None

The course will cover the following:

  • Identify the basic construction and components, and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges.
  • Identify and comply with manufacturers instructions in accordance with the operator's handbook, other information sources i.e. duties charts and applicable legislation.
  • Explain all relevant documentation.
  • Explain all displayed information on the machine.
  • Carry out pre-start and running checks.
  • Carry out emergency lowering procedures.
  • Operate controls from ground level, and from within the working platform.
  • Manoeuvre/travel the MEWP involving tight turns and limited access, using both forward and reverse motions.
  • Travel the MEWP with the platform in a raised position (self propelled only).
  • Position the platform up to maximum working height.
  • Keep within safe working parameters.
  • Place the machine in an out-of-service position.
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures on and off a transporter.

Date of next course: On request to suit client.

To book your place on a course, or for more information, simply contact us.

Other courses in this series include:

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