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About the course

ABA Category 1A,1B, 3A, 3B

Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP), or cherry picker course is available for the following machines: vehicle mounted, scissor, telescopic and articulated.

Choosing the right course:

  • Static Vertical – Driven into position and cannot drive elevated (ABA Category 1A)
  • Static Boom – Trailer mount, van mount, lorry mount and spider lift, cannot drive elevated (ABA category 1B)
  • Mobile Vertical – Can drive elevated (ABA category 3A)
  • Mobile Boom - Can drive elevated (ABA category 3B)

Course duration:

Refresher Training | Half - 1 Day Course

For candidates who already possess a valid qualification, which is due to expire.

Conversion Training | 1 Day Course

For qualified operators confronted with the small change in equipment or conversion to a completely different machine type.

Experienced Training | 1 Day Course

For candidates with extensive experience operating equipment but do not currently hold a valid qualification.

Novice Training | 1 Days Course

For candidates without any prior experience operating equipment.

Course topics:

  • Legislation & Codes of practice
  • MEWP Categories
  • Structural parts & Major components
  • Familiarisation
  • Pre-use inspections
  • Safe operating methods & hazards
  • Introduction to the actual machine(s)
  • Starting and stopping the machine
  • Planning & travelling the route, and manoeuvring the machine (where applicable)
  • Setting the machine for work
  • Typical work applications
  • Parking & securing the machine
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What our clients say about us

Becca Gilroy

Fantastic course carried out by a brilliant instructor. Very informative and knowledgeable in his teaching. Very supportive and encouraging. I look forward to the next one.

Paul D

TLC Compliance Ltd provided training to the Lisnaskea Men’s Shed and Oak Healthy Living Centre. The courses covered Risk Management, Manual Handling, Health & Safety Awareness and First Aid. The content and delivery of the courses were f a high quality. I would recommend TLC Ltd as an excellent training organisation.

Frances Nelson

Would highly recommend this company for any training as they deliver a first class training programs , very friendly and very experienced in what they teach and nothing is any problem in showing you would highly recommend them and would take any training that they provide

Piotr Matwij

Great place to complete your driver CPC training. Course was very engaging, would highly recomend.

Davina Coulter

Excellent training provide through this company

stanislaw grabowiec

I recommend

harry baird

Great CPC training. Course was very engaging, would highly recommend to anyone!