Operate Boom Lift

Operate Boom Lift

Course Reference Number: TGS-2022013284
Funding Validity Period: 1 May 2022 - 7 Oct 2024
Course Fee: S$250.00 (before GST)
Mode of Training: Classroom & Practical

Mode of assessment: Written Assessment & Practical Assessment

Attendance Requirements: 100%

Assessment Requirements : Theory 80% (30MCQ) Practical 100% competency based

Learning Objectives

  • Select an appropriate MEWP, including risk assessment for the task to be carried out

  • State the safety requirements under the Workplace Safety and Health Act and the Code of Practice for Working Safely At Height related to MEWP Carry out pre-start inspection

  • State factors affecting stability

  • Identify common hazards during traveling, setup, operation and parking of MEWP and their control measures

  • Conduct workplace inspection

  • State function of all MEWPs controls, including emergency controls and emergency procedures Use personal protective equipment appropriate to the task, worksite and environment as a result of a risk assessment conducted and according to the manufacturer's guidelines. Operate MEWP safely

Who Should Attend?

The “Operate Boom Lift” course is suitable for aspiring and experienced individuals assigned as Boom Lift Operators in the workplace.

Certification Obtained and Conferred By:

  • WSQ Statement of Attainment issued by SSG to candidates who met attendance and  assessment requirements.

  • Safety Pass  Validity: 5 years


Course Content

  • What is MEWP?

  • Risk Management

  • MEWP Safety Legislative Requirements

  • Vertical personnel platform

  • Pre-Start Inspections

  • Operation Safety

  • Emergency Response

  • End of MEWP operation

Assumed Attitude, Skills and Knowledge

The assumed skills and knowledge for this unit are as follows. Learners are assumed to:


  • Have basic knowledge of the relevant sector of work;

  • Be able to listen and speak English at a proficiency level equivalent to  Employability Skills (ES) level 3;

  • Be able to read and write English at a proficiency level equivalent to ES level 3;

  • Be able to manipulate numbers at a proficiency level equivalent to ES level 3;

  • Be medically fit to work at height

  • Learners must be above 18 years of age

Course Duration:

1 Day Course
  • Training Hours – 8Hours
  • Assessment Hours – 1Hours 15Mins

Medium Of Instruction

  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Malay
  • Tamil

Funding Information

  • Skills Development Funding (SDF) is available for Singaporeans and Singapore PR (max funding upto 70%).Terms and Conditions apply.
  • Skillsfuture Credit available for Singaporeans. Terms and Conditions apply.

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