Self Propelled Boom MEWP Height for Hire

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

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 a Self Propelled Boom is needed for the practical. A copy of the current 6 monthly Certificate of Thorough Examination for each MEWP is required.

Self Propelled Boom 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.

Self Propelled Boom 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 assessment

Trainee Requirements
Candidates must be at least 16 years of age. They must be medically fit to operate machinery.

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 Self Propelled Boom Operator training course is suitable for anyone who operates powered access boom lifts, telescopic or articulated aerial work platforms.

Course Objectives
To provide delegates with the essential knowledge required to operate self propelled telescopic booms, articulating booms or mobile booms 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 telescopic / articulated powered access booms or mobile boom aerial work platforms.