Mobile EWP Refresher Online

Elevated Work Platforms Refresher - Online
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  • Online Theory followed by booked observed practical
  • $372.00pp (ex GST)


This online course covers the theory to refresh a Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP) Crane Operators certificate. It is recommended this refresher is completed every three years. Once the online theory has been successfully completed the practical assessment will be scheduled.

Axiom Training recommends that a refresher is completed every three years.


Trainees must provide evidence of completion of EWP unit standards within the previous 3 years from booking date

A desktop PC or tablet is required to complete the online theory component. The course cannot be completed on a mobile phone.

Public Course Bookings

To find a suitable date and book a public course, simply use the online booking tool above, contact one of our sales support team on 0800 267 476 or use our contact us form.

Company Course Bookings

To run this course at your workplace please use the contact us form or contact our sales support team on 0800 267 476.

Why should I complete Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP) training?

Elevated work platform training (EWP) or as referred to mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP) is required to be completed in accordance with the WorkSafe Good Practice Guidelines. Axiom provides training to meet these standards, training in the safe use of equipment in the workplace; including protective clothing and equipment.

People who successfully complete any one of the unit standards specified in the EWP training course will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of types of EWP, their suitability for purpose and safety features including scissor lift, truck mounted, self-propelled boom lift, trailer mounted, vertical lift.
  • Operate an Elevated Work Platform following the manufacturer’s recommendations and within the machine’s intended specifications, in accordance with industry requirements.

Demonstrate knowledge of legislative requirements in relation to Codes of practice and the use of EWP.

What do I need to bring with me to the course?

Your booking confirmation will provide specific details about your course and what you need to bring. Please also remember I.D. and your current operator’s certificate if you are completing a renewal.

Where can I find my details about MEWP training requirements?

WorkSafe New Zealand provide detailed information on the requirements and training required for Mobile Elevated Work Platforms within the Good Practice Guidelines. You can access the WorkSafe New Zealand site via this link.

What locations can I complete MEWP Courses?

Axiom Training offers a number of scheduled short courses available at our branches, or if you have equipment on-site that your teams use all of the time, we can deliver the training at your site. This is a very popular option.

Important note: Axiom Training will only train your team on certified machinery that is fit for purpose on the day of training. Evidence of equipment certification will be required prior to training.

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Course Content

The online theory modules refresh the requirements for a trainee that already holds unit 23966 - Describe types of elevating work platforms (EWPs), and legislative requirements for their use. The 2 online modules cover the theory part for you to refresh your EWP certificate. The practical assessment will take place on an Axiom site or within your workplace.

NZQA Unit Standards Refreshed

23966: Describe types of elevating work platforms (EWPs), and legislative requirements for their use

23960: Assess the work site, prepare and operate a scissor lift elevating work platform

23962: Assess the work site, prepare and operate a self-propelled boom lift elevating work platform