NPORS - Multi Elevated Work Platform (MEWP) - Vehicle Mounted

Course Aims

The NPORS Multi Elevated Work Platform (MEWP) – Vehicle Mounted course aims to provide the candidate with a thorough practical and theory training in operating a vehicle mounted MEWP in order to enable the candidate to pass the NPORS Theory and Practical Tests.


Course Content

  • Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology

  • Conform with manufacturers requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation

  • Undertake all pre-use checks

  • Check emergency lowering functions

  • Configure and set for site travel

  • Travel over level surfaces (all types) and uneven terrain (self propelled)

  • Explain travel procedures and precautions on inclines

  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces

  • Configure and set 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 and reach

  • Travel with a raised platform (relevant endorsement)

  • Carry out plant shut down and securing procedures


Duration of Training

Depending on experience.

Novice training 2-3 days.



To achieve the NPORS Operators Card candidates must pass both the NPORS Theory Test and the Practical Test.