Who should attend? 

This programme is designed for the operators of MEWPs and those looking to renew their operator licences. Aim To instruct an operator to prepare and operate various types of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) Knowledge 

By the end of the course delegates will: 

  • be aware of the relevant health and safety regulations 
  • be aware of accident prevention and control 
  • be aware of the needs regarding personnel protection 
  • be aware of the need to refer to the machine's operating manual 
  • be able to drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre the machine as required, to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner, inside and outside a building. 

Course duration: two classifications in one day as standard (up to three days depending on categories taken and experience) 

PPE required: yes 

Training delivery: at our depot or on-site 

Training method: classroom tutorials, theory test, demonstrations and practical tests 

Certification: IPAF five year powered Access Licence (PAL)

BSS is one of the leading providers of health and safety training in the UK and across the globe.

Since being the first NEBOSH accredited Training Provider to export the NEBOSH National General Certificate, NGC, outside the UK shores, (Muscat, Oman; 1993), BSS has gone on to score several other firsts;

  • First to present the NGC in the Sultanate of Oman
  • First to present the NEBOSH Award in Occupational Safety & Health in Algeria
  • First to present the NEBOSH Award in Occupational Safety & Health in Libya
  • First NEBOSH registered Centre in Algeria
  • First NEBOSH registered Centre in China
  • First NEBOSH registered Centre in Qatar for the International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety
  • First in Qatar to conduct the International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety, with 100% pass rate, of which 7% were distinctions, 57% credits and 36% base passes
  • First to Present the NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety in China.
  • First to offer the IOSH Supervising Safely, (which was written by BSS and donated to IOSH).
  • BSS was one of the trusted few chosen to pilot the NEBOSH International Construction Certificate in the UAE.
  • BSS are extremely proud of their exceptional results and pass rate with the NEBOSH National General Certificate.

BSS is proud of their exciting development of services in the provision of Health, Safety, and Environmental, (HSE), training and consultancy. With 9 regional offices, UK, Qatar, Dubai, Yemen and China, with our two most recent offices now open in Algeria and Libya. BSS also has representative offices in Kuwait and Pakistan.

Additionally, BSS is represented on various industry bodies, and has close links with both CIEH and NEBOSH. NEBOSH revision papers and guidance is available to existing clients via the “client log in” area.

If you need support in health and safety training – in house within your organisation either in the UK or internationally, or need to attend one of our open courses please contact us.

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