NPORS: MEWP Supervisor Awareness

Course Summary

This NPORS course is designed for delegates with existing MEWP knowledge. It will enable them to understand the role and responsibilities of a MEWP Supervisor.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course delegates should be able to answer and perform the following:

  • Have a basic understanding of working at height equipment, the dangers of working at height, selection of work equipment, procedures to work safely within the environment
  • Have a basic understanding of a supervisor’s responsibilities and relevant legislation, policies and procedures including, relevant risk assessments, method statements and traffic management systems
  • Be able to supervise the work safely and identify various hazards including dangers of working from a height and emergency rescue procedures
  • Have an underpinning knowledge of the manufacturer’s manual/handbook for the equipment
  • Be able to check certification for equipment and accessories including PPE
  • Correctly risk assess the task and implement a safe system of work, prepare a step-by-step method statement including selection of equipment to be used
  • Allocate team roles and responsibilities through a toolbox talk/safety briefing
  • Oversee task ensuring the team safely follows the step-by-step system of work
  • Liaise with management and operators
  • Deliver a debrief meeting with the team and discuss any lessons learned during specific task

Maximum number of learners



1 day


Theory question paper.

Practical assessment.


Delegates will be awarded a NPORS ID card, valid for 5 years.

If required, a certificate of attendance can also be provided at an additional charge.


Please get in contact either by phoning the office on 028 30 838 267 or by emailing to discuss a price.


We run this course at our premises in Newry and for our clients across Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland at their premises or a suitable site of their choosing.

*The following course(s) have been registered by CITB NI for grant assistance to registered in scope employers

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