Scissor Lift MEWP Height for Hire

Scissor Lift Course Duration
1 Day Scissor Lift MEWP Operator training course (typically 8.30am to 4.30pm). Please note that Self Propelled Boom can also be done on the same day as Scissor Lift see our MEWP Training course. See our course listing

This 1 day training course is available daily from our Republic of Ireland training centres (Ashbourne, Limerick). On-site training on your premises is also available anywhere in Ireland subject to minimum numbers. A suitable room would be required for on-site training for the theory section of the course, and machines are needed for the practical. A copy of the current 6 monthly Certificate of Thorough Examination for each MEWP is required.

Scissor Lift Course Description

  • Introduction
  • MEWP categories
  • Legislation SHWWA
  • General application regulations
  • Pre-use inspection and maintenace
  • Safe operating methods
  • Overhead hazards
  • Ground conditions
  • Theory test practical training
  • Practical assessmen

Scissor Lift Certification
Successful delegates will receive a Height for Hire Operator Card valid for 5 years and a Height for Hire Certificate of Training. Photographs for the operator card are taken on site and included in the above price.

Trainee Requirements
Candidates must be at least 16 years of age. They must be medically fit to operate machinery. Courses will be delivered in English and candidates must be fluent English speakers. Courses with an interpreter may be facilitated; please contact the office to arrange this prior to booking.

PPE Requirements
Trainees must have the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment with them i.e. Helmet, Safety Boots, Hi-Viz Vest, Harness & Lanyard.

Who Should Attend?
This Scissor Lift Operator training course is suitable for anyone who operates scissor lifts and mobile vertical access platforms.

Course Objectives
To provide delegates with the essential knowledge required to operate Scissor Lifts efficiently and safely.

Training Methods
Presentation with slides, video, printed course material, demonstration, practical use.

Who Will Benefit?
All those in your organisation who use, supervise or manage the use of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms eg. powered access scissor lifts or mobile vertical aerial work platforms.