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IPAF Training Courses

The IPAF accredited course is essential for all MEWP Operators.

Duration - Full Day

The IPAF (International Powered Access Federation) accredited course is essential for all MEWP (Mobile Elevated Work Platforms) Operators.

Have your workers certified via the official & most widely recognised MEWP Operator Training in the world and be safe in the knowledge that you will be satisfying all of your legislative obligations.


Topics covered:

  • All relevant Health & Safety laws & regulations including the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 & the Work at Height Regulations
  • Awareness of risk assessment and how to implement this
  • Awareness of accident control and prevention
  • The need for correct personal protective equipment
  • Thorough pre-use checks & inspection of equipment
  • How to drive and safely manoeuvre a machine to a correct position and carry out a nominated task
  • Operation of the auxiliary or manual decent procedure
  • Multiple-choice test paper (80% pass mark)
  • Practical Exercise (75% pass mark)

Price: Conveniently delivered at your own premises for £XXX plus £25pp IPAF Registration

Certification: 5-year PAL Card (Powered Access License) & Certificate, Operator Safety Guide & Log Book.

We are able to deliver the training for a maximum of 6 delegates on 1 category of machine, or 4 delegates on 2 categories of machine, in one day.

Whilst Scissor Lifts (IPAF Category 3a) & Self Propelled Booms (IPAF Category 3b) are the most common MEWPS, we can also offer training on:

  • Vehicle Mount Platforms (1b)
  • Trailer Mount Platforms (1b)
  • Vertical Personnel Platforms either static (1a) or Mobile (3a)

Clients need to provide a venue with a suitable classroom facility and practical area as well as the machine(s) they wish to be trained on.

Training can only be conducted with machines that have an in-date LOLER certificate.


We are able to deliver on-site training courses in all these regions:

Avon, Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Borders, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Central Scotland, Cheshire,  Cleveland, Clwyd, Cornwall, Cumbria, Derbyshire, Devon, Dorset, Dumfries/Galloway, Dyfed, East Sussex, Essex, Fife, Gloucestershire, Grampian, Greater Manchester, Gwent, Gwynedd County, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Hertfordshire, Highlands, Kent, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, London, Lothian, Merseyside, Mid Glamorgan, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Northumberland, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Powys, Shropshire, Somerset, South Glamorgan, Staffordshire, Strathclyde, Suffolk, Surrey, Tayside, Tyne and Wear, Warwickshire, West Glamorgan, West Midlands, West Sussex, Wiltshire, Worcestershire & Yorkshire

Bangor, Bath, Birmingham, Bradford, Brighton and Hove, Bristol, Cambridge, Canterbury, Cardiff, Carlisle, Chester, Chichester, Coventry, Derby, Durham, Edinburgh, Ely, Exeter, Gloucester, Hereford, Kingston upon Hull, Lancaster, Leeds, Leicester, Lichfield, Lincoln, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newport, Norwich, Nottingham, Oxford, Peterborough, Plymouth, Portsmouth, Preston, Salford, Salisbury, Sheffield, Southampton, St Albans, Stoke-on-Trent, Sunderland, Swansea, Truro, Wakefield, Wells, Winchester, Wolverhampton, Worcester, York