MCWP training covers the categories Operator, Mobile Operator, Demonstrator, Installer and Advanced Installer, each leading to the award of a PAL Card (Powered Access Licence).
Operator - OP
Operators are persons who have been trained to operate the MCWP, with full knowledge of the controls of the equipment. They are able to carry out pre-use/daily inspections and perform the emergency descent.
Demonstrator - D
Demonstrators are persons with full knowledge on the operating commands of the equipment. They are able to perform the emergency descent, carry out pre-use/daily and weekly inspections, and ensure that these take place. In addition, demonstrators are in charge of performing familiarisation to users and trained operators.
Mobile Operator - OP(M)
Mobile Operators are persons who work from and operate a mobile MCWP, with full knowledge of the controls of the equipment. They are able to carry out pre-use/daily and weekly inspection, able to perform the emergency descent, able to dismantle, move and reinstall (including stability tie) a Mobile MCWP in original configuration only.
Installer - INST
Installers are in charge of the installation of a MCWP in all standard configurations indicated by the manufacturer. They are able to perform installation final appraisals and handover procedures.
Advanced Installer - INST(A)
Advanced Installers are in charge of the installation of a MCWP in all configurations including special configurations and tailor-made projects. They are able to perform installation final appraisals, handover procedures and MCWP thorough examinations.
To find a training centre near you, use the Training Centre Locator, clicking on the category "Mast Climbing Work Platforms".