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   TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

 ADVANCED DRIVING
       DANGEROUS GOODS
       DIESEL LOCOMOTIVES
           SHUNTING

       RIGID HEAVY VEHICLE
       TIP TRUCK
       VEHICLE COMBINATION
       WATER CART

 LIFTING OPERATIONS
       CRANES
           HEAVY
           MOBILE
           MOBILIFT
           OVERHEAD (CAB)
           OVERHEAD (PENDANT)
           SINGLE GIRDER HOIST
           TRUCK MOUNTED
           TOWER
       LIFT TRUCKS (FORK LIFTS)
           ADPLTs
           COUNTER-BALANCED
           DPLTs
           SIDE LOADERS
           RTLTs
       OPERATIONS
           BASIC RIGGING
           BANKSMAN
           LIFTING EQUIPMENT
              INSPECTION

           SAFE LIFTING

 EARTHMOVING
       CONCRETE DUMPERS
       DUMP TRUCKS
           ARTICULATED
           RIGID
       EXCAVATORS
       FACE SHOVELS
       FRONT END LOADERS
       GRADERS
       SCRAPERS
       SKID STEER LOADERS
       TLBs
       TRACK TYPE DOZERS
       TRACTORS
       WHEELED DOZERS

 CONSTRUCTION
       ASPHALT PAVER
       MEWPs
       PERCUSSION DRILLS
       ROCK BREAKERS
       ROLLERS
       TYRE HANDLER ATTACH
       SCAFFOLD ERECTION
       SCAFFOLD INSPECTION

  HEALTH & SAFETY
       ACCIDENT/INCIDENT
           INVESTIGATION

       FIRE FIGHTING I
       FIRE FIGHTING II
       FIRST AID I
       FIRST AID II
       GENERAL HOUSEKEEPING
       HANDLING HAZMAT
       HEALTH & SAFETY REP
       LOCKOUT/TAGOUT
       OHS ACT OVERVIEW
       OHS ACT IN-DEPTH
       SITE SAFETY AWARENESS
       WORKING AT HEIGHTS
       WORKSHOP SAFETY

  POWERTOOLS AND MACHINES
       BOILERMAKING
       BRUSH CUTTERS
       CHAINSAWS
       CUT-OFF SAWS
       LAWNMOWERS
 
FULL TITLE: OPERATE A MOBILE ELEVATING WORKS PLATFORM
NCOP CODE: C53
FIELD: Services
SUBFIELD: Cleaning, Domestic, Hiring, Property and Rescue Services
UNIT STANDARD: 243272 [SAQA]
NQF LEVEL: 02 (10 credits)
DESCRIPTION: The MEWP course is designed for both novice and experienced operators who may be expected to operate a MEWP while performing their daily duties. A learner accredited with this unit standard will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the functions of the MEWP and the start-up, shutdown and operating procedures for the machine.
DURATION: Full Training (Novice): 5 Days
Recertification Training/Evaluation: 1 Day
Remedial Training: 1 Day
COURSE CONTENT: Getting to know the MEWP: Types of MEWP and
    component identification
    We discuss types of MEWPs, component identification     and proportional controls and features of a MEWP.
Basic mechanical appreciation
Legislation (Extracts from the OHS Act)
Safety precautions - We outline the physical
    We outline the physical requirements for MEWP     operators, pre-operation safety requirements, Personal     Protective Equipment (PPE), safety precautions during     pre-operation checks, while setting up the MEWP, during     operations and refueling of the truck/MEWP carrier and     safety regulations concerning parking and shutdown     procedures.
Walk-around checks; start-up checks, shutdown and
    refueling procedures
Principles of leverage, centre of gravity and stability
Capacity charts and range diagrams
    We take learners through the use of load charts, basic
    information obtained from charts and diagrams,
    definitions, range diagrams and safe operating areas.
Setting up the MEWP
    We discuss proximity hazards, ground-bearing surface,     outrigger blocking, procedures, precautions and     considerations when operating in windy conditions.
Planning operations, conditions affecting stability,
    power line clearances and procedures after contact
    We take learners through planning operations, factors
    affecting stability, working with a MEWP near power
    lines, contact between MEWP and power lines,
    communications between operator and the Banksman
    and the Beaufort wind scale.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: The company and learners must meet the conditions of the training requirements before theory training can be given.

For any queries regarding the requirements and conditions of MEWP training, feel free to contact our skills development advisor for more information.

 
  Preparation for on-site Training

HRETD provides training on site to assure optimal skills transfer in the actual work environment. It is thus important for clients to prepare in advance in order to streamline the training process. To this end, we have prepared this handy preparation guide for clients' convenience. The following are requirements of the company on commencement of training, which must be provided to the skills development practitioner...
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