We offer testing and training on both Scissor, Boom – Rack & pinion goods, Passenger /Goods Comb and Rope operated goods Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPS) (A25, A26)
MEWP Course Options
CPCS Red Trained Operator Card: If you are an experienced MEWP operator you may be able to undertake a 1 day theory and practical test without the need for training. See our CPCS Test Day page for information. For information on CPCS Novice training courses please scroll down.
CPCS Blue Cards and Renewals: Your CPCS Red card will be valid for 2 years after which you will need to apply for a CPCS Blue ‘Competent Operator’ Card which will last for 5 years. For more information on CPCS, how these accreditation’s work and how to renew please see the CPCS section of our website.
NPORS Certification: NPORS is becoming a much more recognised certification. We were delighted to be awarded our NPORS accreditation last year. If you are an experienced operator with this type of plant you will be able to undertake a 1 day theory and practical test without the need for training.
Testing can be delivered at our accredited training centre or at your premises as a dedicated 1 day course for up to 4 delegates. For more information on NPORS Practical and Theory testing click here. For information on NPORS Novice training courses please scroll down. To learn more about NPORS click here.
NTSS/CTA Certificate: We offer our own, in-house training and certification programme. These courses offer the same high standards of training and testing as with our accredited courses for a slightly lower cost. These courses are especially helpful if a CPCS qualification is not essential and the operator work will be generally undertaken on your own site.
If you are an experienced excavator operator with this type of plant you will be able to undertake a 1 day theory and practical test without the need for training. Testing can be delivered at our accredited training centre or at your premises as a dedicated course. For more information on NTSS Practical and Theory testing click here. For information on NTSS Novice training courses please scroll down.
Training for Novice Operators
Course Duration: 1 day
Maximum number of delegates: 4 based on 1 category of MEWP
This course will train you to prepare and safely operate various types of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs).
- Understand the relevant health and safety regulations.
- Identify accident prevention and control.
- Identify the needs regarding personnel protection.
- Drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre it in a correct and proper manner, inside and outside a building.
- Carry out pre-use checks and daily maintenance before starting work.
- Carry out the correct emergency procedures and understand the capacities and limitations to enable safe operation.
- Understand selection and use of fall protection equipment.
Once you have completed your training you will undertake your test day – click the appropriate link below for more information and what to expect on your test day.
Venue: This NTSS/CTA Course can be delivered at NTSS Ltd training centre or at your premises as a dedicated course assuming you have the required plant available to complete the course.
Certification: Delegates successfully completing the course will receive either a CPCS Red Trained Operator card, NPORS certification or our NTSS/CTA Certificate of Attendance depending on the course you have chosen.
Course Requirement: To undertake a CPCS course you will need to have passed a health and safety touch screen test within the 2 years prior to taking this course.
Course Fee: Please contact us for a quote.