Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP) | Edmonton | Fort McMurray

A row of mobile elevating work platforms

Course Schedules:

Duration: 8 hours

Certificate: Valid 3 years

MEWP Training Course Description:

Energy Safety Canada (ESC) Mobile Elevating Work Platforms course has been designed to offer basic operator training for people working with Type 3, Group B Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs).

During this course, participants will learn the fundamentals of evaluating the scope of a job as well as understanding the requirements and hazards associated with the workplace. There will be hands-on training activities that include hazard assessment, inspection of pre-use equipment, and the basic operation of a MEWP.

The basics course may be used as a worker’s competency assessment that the employer has already designated the worker as a “competent person” based on specific tasks assigned.

What are the prerequisites for the Mobile Elevating Work Platforms course?
Participants must have a valid OSSA or ESC Fall Protection Certificate.

Topics Covered:

  • Responsibilities of the operator
  • How to manage hazards
  • Effective rescue planning
  • The capabilities of mobile elevating work platforms
  • Selecting a MEWP
  • Pre-operation inspections
  • Proper operation and stowing procedures


After successfully completing the course, which includes an examination portion, participants will receive a certificate of completion that will certify them for three years.

Effective February 1, 2021 we no longer deliver OSSA Elevated Work Platform (EWP). We only deliver Energy Safety Canada (ESC) Mobile Elevating Work Platforms courses. For more information, please contact us.

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