Essex Training Centre

Fyfield Airfield,



CM5 0TG                            Phone: 01277 899815

Enterprise House,

Rippers Court,

Sible Hedingham,



CO9 3PY UK                     Phone: 01787461880

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Construction Plant Competence Scheme - A25 MEWP Scissor

The purpose of our CPCS A25 MEWP Scissor training is to ensure you or your employee has the skills, knowledge and understanding to be able to use MEWP Scisor safely and efficiently.

The course and assessment will include:

- Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
- Conform with manufacturers requirements as per the handbook, and relevant regulations/legislation
- Undertake all pre-use checks
- Check emergency lowering functions
- Configure and set plant equipment for site travel
- Travel over inclines on level surfaces
- Explain travel procedures and precautions over rough terrain and inclines
- Manoeuvre in confined spaces
- Configure and set plant for accessing duties
- Position the platform to access a work position
- Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
- Access working points up to full operating height
- Travel with a raised platform (where applicable) and employ extension units
- Carry out shut down and securing procedures
- Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting

This course is run on an ad hoc basis as an off-centre category where candidates have access to equipment and a site suitable for training and assessment.

Please call 01277 899 815 for course details and availability.