MANAGE THE TRANSPORTATION OF MOBILE ELEVATING WORK PLATFORMS
(UNIT STANDARD 243276)
Duration – 1 day plus assignment
Learners accredited with this unit standard will be able to identify the correct means of transport for a particular Mobile Elevating Work Platform, including the safe loading and off-loading onto vehicles as well as correct tie-down and release procedures.
OPERATE A MOBILE ELEVATING WORK PLATFORM
(UNIT STANDARD 243272)
Duration – 3 days
At the end of this course, the learner will able to safely operate a Mobile Elevating Work Platform, including identifying applications, conducting risk assessments and pre-operation tests. Learners will gain experience on various MEWPs, such as scissor lifts, boom lifts and trailer mounts of various maximum height and reach.
OPERATE A TELESCOPIC BOOM HANDLER
(UNIT STANDARD 260781)
Duration – 5 days
Operating a Lifting machine takes place within a regulatory framework that seeks to ensure safety of the operator, the lifting machine and its environment. Telescopic Boom Handlers are inherently dangerous, hence, their safe operation cannot be overstated. Learners will acquire competencies and skills to operate the components, systems and levers to accomplish the task of lifting and handling loads appropriately. The aspects of safety and communication during the lifting operation are also covered.