DESIGNATION - MOBILE ELEVATING WORKS PLATFORMS CHAMBERS

DESIGNATION - MOBILE ELEVATING WORKS PLATFORMS CHAMBERS

DESIGNATION

“Professional designation” means a title or status conferred by a professional body in recognition of a person’s expertise and/or right to practice in an occupational field. Registration against a designation is valid for 3 years, after which the practitioner has to apply for re-registration.

The following designations for the MEWP industry have been registered with SAQA:

CRITERIA FOR OBTAINING THE PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION

For the Professional Designation of MEWP Practitioner to be awarded, professionals must comply with the following minimum requirements:

Academic Component

Complete the following NQF registered unit standards:

OR

Practical/Workplace Experience

Must have completed minimum of 100 logged hours of relevant MEWP Operating workplace experience.

Board Examination/Competency Assessment

CRITERIA FOR RETAINING THE PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION

In order to ensure the currency of professional knowledge and to retain the Professional Designation, the professional must comply with the following minimum requirements:

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Proof of 5 CPD points

Compulsory CPD Points (3 CPD points):

Choose from any of the below (min 2 CPD points): (pre-approved by IWH PB)

MEWP SAFETY AND TRANSPORT CONTROLLER

A registered MEWP Safety and Transport Controller is a professional responsible for the safe transport and operations of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) under his supervision. This equipment will typically be machines such as a Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP) which can include machines such as Telescopic and Articulating Boom Lifts, Slab and Rough Terrain Scissor Lifts, Stock-pickers, Aerial Work Platforms, Trailer or Truck-mounted Boom Lifts, Mini Access Lifts and Run-abouts.

The MEWP Safety and Transport Controller have to be able to plan, organize and control the transportation of MEWPs and ensure adherence to safety during the operation of MEWPs. This includes:

DESIGNATION - MOBILE ELEVATING WORKS PLATFORMS CHAMBERS

CRITERIA FOR OBTAINING THE PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION

For the Professional Designation of MEWP Safety and Transport Controller to be awarded, professionals must comply with the following minimum requirements:

Academic Component

Complete the following NQF registered unit standards:

And proof of completing

Practical/Workplace Experience

Board Examination/Competency Assessment

CRITERIA FOR RETAINING THE PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION

In order to ensure the currency of professional knowledge and to retain the Professional Designation, the professional must comply with the following minimum requirements:

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Proof of 5 CPD points

Compulsory CPD Points (3 CPD points):

Choose from any of the below (min 2 CPD points): (pre-approved by IWH PB)

SPECIALIZED ACCESS EQUIPMENT DEMONSTRATOR

A registered Specialized Access Equipment Demonstrator is a professional responsible for demonstrating the safe and effective use of a piece of Specialized Access Equipment to a future user/operator where such user will be using such equipment or machines to work at height on an occasional or regular basis. This equipment will typically be machines such as a Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP) which can include machines such as Telescopic and Articulating Boom Lifts, Slab and Rough Terrain Scissor Lifts, Stock-pickers, Aerial Work Platforms, Trailer or Truck-mounted Boom Lifts, Truck-Mounted Aerial Platforms, Mini Access Lifts and Runabouts.

CRITERIA FOR OBTAINING THE PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION

For the Professional Designation of Specialized Access Equipment Demonstrator to be awarded, professionals must comply with the following minimum requirements:

Academic Component

Complete the following NQF registered unit standards:

Practical/Workplace Experience

Must have completed minimum 250 hours of relevant MEWP Operating workplace experience.

Board Examination/Competency Assessment

CRITERIA FOR RETAINING THE PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION

In order to ensure the currency of professional knowledge and to retain the Professional Designation, the professional must comply with the following minimum requirements:

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Proof of 5 CPD points

Compulsory CPD Points (3 CPD points):

Choose from any of the below (min 2 CPD points): (pre-approved by IWH PB)

NON DESIGNATIONS

The following practitioners for the MEWP industry will also get special recognition by the IWH Professional Body. The recognition will be in the format of an Operators CARD, stating that this person is recognized by the IWH Prof Body as an Operator. The following Operators will be recognized:

The MEWP Operator, although not recognized as a professional against a designation, is a person who:

The T-MEWP Operator, although not recognized as a professional against a designation, is a person who: