CPCS A27 Mobile Elevating Platform

The Mobile Elevating Platform - CPCS Code A27 course will train you to:

ensure you or your employee have the skills, knowledge and understanding to be able to use Mobile Elevating Platforms safely and efficiently.

The course and assessment will include;

  • Prepare the machine for work
  • Ensured platform sited in correct position
  • Full pre-start and running checks completed including all relevant certification
  • Emergency lowering and limit switches checked for correct function
  • Appropriate use of PPE
  • Access given positions up to the MEWP’s maximum working height
  • Full observation prior to and during travel
  • Accessing point assessed for proximity hazards
  • Correct method of entry/exit of machine
  • Contact avoided with obstructions whilst travelling
  • Code of signals agreed with any relevant personnel
  • Kept within machine’s SWL
  • Controls used in correct sequence and function
  • Load materials and unload at a given position
  • Materials stowed securely
  • Place the machine out-of-service
  • Shut down and secure procedures completed

This is an off-centre category and candidates must have access to equipment and a site suitable for training and assessment.