Operate Boom Lift

Operate Boom Lift

Course Reference Number: CRS-Q-0027271-MF
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



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?

For individuals who are assigned to carry out the lifting operation of load involving a Lifting Machine. This is also a mandatory course under the Workplace Safety and Health (Operation of Cranes) Regulations

Certification Obtained and Conferred By:

  • WSQ Statement of Attainment issued by SSG to candidates who met 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 the 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 – 9.2 hours
  • Assessment Hours – 1 hour

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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