MEWP / Cherrypicker / Boom Lift training for the workplace

Keep your business compliant with training conducted at your workplace, for employees across the UK

MEWP, Cherrypicker and Boom lift training for Individuals

At our Heathrow Training Centre, we offer comprehensive training designed to equip individuals with the skills and knowledge necessary to operate these versatile vehicles safely and efficiently.

Whether you are a novice seeking to enter the industry or a seasoned professional looking to enhance your skills, our training will empower you to excel in your career and contribute to a safer work environment.

Forklift training conducted on our fully equipped training centre:

Unit 5-7 Airport Gate, Business Centre, Bath Road , Heathrow, Harmondsworth, West Drayton, UB7 0NA

MEWP, Cherrypicker and Boom lift training for Businesses

Certify your staff with RTITB MEWP/Cherrypicker training. Our operator training courses will give your employees the skills to operate a forklift safely and efficiently, learn how to carry out a pre-use inspection and explain the causes of lift truck and load instability.

Operator Experience

Course Duration



1-2 days

6 Maximum


1 days

6 Maximum

1 day

6 Maximum


1 day

6 Maximum


RTITB and Brittops accredited trainers


Public liability and indemnity insurance


Easy application and booking procedures

Available nationwide

All training is available across the UK

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MEWP/Cherrypicker/boom lift practical training course

By the end of the course the operator should be able to:

  • Site and operate machine safely in relation to task.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of responsibilities under current relevant legislation.
  • Operate machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers manual and instructions and accepted good practice.
  • Demonstrate an understanding for the need of Personal Protective Equipment.

Course Content

  • Relevant regulations/legislation
  • Components of machine
  • Tilt alarms
  • Operators Code of Safe Practice
  • Main platform types
  • Weather conditions
  • Introduction to machine
  • Pre-start inspection/maintenance
  • PPE recommendations
  • Controls and instruments
  • Overhead trapping dangers
  • Ground inspection
  • Limitations of use
  • Servicing and inspection
  • Overhead obstructions
  • Emergency controls
  • Moving and locating machine
  • Spatial awareness

Awarding Bodies

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Onsite MEWP training

Our MEWP /Cherrypicker/ BOOM lift courses are carried out on our customer’s premises. This gives delegates the advantage of being trained and tested on a forklift that is already known to them, in their specific working environment.

On successful completion of this counterbalance course, delegates will know how to use these machines safely and efficiently.

Here at PD Training, we offer bespoke lift truck training programmes to meet your specific business’ requirements. We will always work around your needs and environment, to cause minimal disruption.

How to get started

Contact us to find out more about our courses, course start dates and availability. We run courses throughout the month from training courses across the UK. We can also book external courses on your premises.


Course booking and enrolment

Once you have booked your training with us, we will send you the booking information and forms to complete.


Make your payment

With your course enrolment information, we will attach an invoice to be paid within 14 days prior to the course commencement date. Once your payment is received, your booking is complete. A confirmation will be sent to your email address.


Course Completion

Once your training is complete, you will receive your certification and/or ID card. We will then send you your digital certificate to download and print. (Physical Certificates on request.)

MEWP / Cherrypicker / Boom Lift

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Contact our friendly customer service team to discuss your requirements

Any questions?​

Working hours​

Mon-Fri, 9am until 6pm

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Team Management Training Guide

If you are looking for an efficient, cost effective way to train your team, we can help. 

Request our team management training guide today!

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