This IPAF training course is designed for individuals who wish to operate MEWPS: scissor lifts, self-powered telescopic and articulating boom, vertical platform, vehicle or trailer mounted platform and boom.
The IPAF training course is a blend of theory and practical activities. You will develop an awareness of the legal implications, common hazards and precautions, together with the correct driving, operation, pre-use inspection, elevating, lowering and emergency procedures for these commonly used MEWPs (Mobile Elevated Work Platforms).
The IPAF Training Course content Includes:
- MEWP Categories
- Structural Parts
- Pre-use inspection/handover
- Safe operating methods and hazards
- Theory test Pass or Fail
- Practical Training
- Practical Assessment Pass or Fail
- Licence Renewal & Logbooks
The IPAF training programme for platform operators was developed by leading industry professionals. It is certified by TÜV as conforming to the international standard ISO 18878 Mobile elevating work platforms – Operator (driver) training. More than 150,000 operators are trained each year through a worldwide network of training centre. Successful trainees receive a PAL Card (Powered Access Licence), a safety guide, a logbook and a certificate.
Upon successfully passing both the written and practical assessments, delegate details will be entered on the IPAF database and a Certificate of Competency and Photo ID Card will be issued valid for 5 years