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IPAF training

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IPAF 1b – Static Boom Operator Course

1B Static Boom
This course will teach you the required skills to be able to operate a static boom lift safely. Once you complete the course you will be issued with your course certificate, log-book and photo id license which will be valid for 5 years.

IPAF 3a – Mobile Scissor Operator Course

3A Mobile Scissor
This course will teach you the required skills to be able to operate a mobile scissor lift safely. Once you complete the course you will be issued with your course certificate, log-book and photo id license which will be valid for 5 years.

IPAF 3b – Mobile Boom Operator Course

3B Mobile Boom
This course will teach you the required skills to be able to operate a mobile scissor lift safely. Once you complete the course you will be issued with your course certificate, log-book and photo id license which will be valid for 5 years.

IPAF PAV – PAV Operator Course

PAV
This course will teach you the required skills to be able to operate PAV’s. Once you complete the course you will be issued with your course certificate, log-book and photo id license which will be valid for 5 years.

Harness Course

Harness Use and Inspection - (H)

This is half-day IPAF training course instructs operators how to Inspect and use harness when using a Mobile Elevating Platform (MEWP). This course cover:

  • Identification of the correct harness for use in a MEWP
  • Inspection and maintenance, fitting and use relevant harnesses
  • Awareness of relevant Health & Safety regulations
  • Awareness of personal protection equipment and requirements

Successful delegates who hold an IPAF PAL card will have it endorsed with this qualification. Others will receive an IPAF Harness training certificate.

Course Content

Introduction to the course.
Pre-theory test.
Regulation and guidance.
Machine categories.
Pre-use inspections and familiarisation.
Safe operations and hazards.
Theory test - PASS or FAIL.
Practical training.
Practical assessment - PASS or FAIL.
Course evaluation and issue of log book.

Number of delegates: 1 category (Max. 6 per course), 2 categorys (Max. 4 per course). If maximum number reached, additional tutors may be available.
Applicants should be at least 16 years old and physically fit.

IPAF MEWP Training

The law requires that employees must be properly trained on the equipment they use at work. The most widely recognised proof of professional training for Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP) operatives is the International Powered Access Federation’s Powered Access Licence (PAL Card). It is awarded to operators who successfully complete training and remains valid for a full five years.

Who needs a PAL Card?

If you need to work at height and use access equipment (MEWPs):

  • IPAF believes that you should receive basic training
  • In addition to your main job, e.g. electrician, painter, decorator, cleaner, you will acquire a new skill
  • Platforms are designed to be easy to use and offer a safe way to work at height, but with basic training you will use the equipment more effectively and safely

If you are an employer

  • You can be sure that legal requirements have been fulfilled if your platform operators have the PAL card
  • Most legislation, covering Health & Safety obligations, accident prevention and work at height regulations, requires you to provide employees with proper and adequate training in the use of work equipment.

IPAF training to the highest standard means that your platform operators will also work more efficiently and productively.

Training for this course can be undertaken on the following categories: 1a, 1b, 3a, 3b and H. The course is for a duration of 1 - 3 days, depending on the number of categories required. They involve a combination of both theory and practical testing, On successful completion, delegates will receive certificate, LOG BOOK ( for recording his experience ) and PAL (Powered Access Licence) card giving instant recognition of identity and the categories accredited. The card is valid for 5 years, after which the delegate would need to be re-assessed.


MV AND SONS TRAINING SERVICES offer IPAF scissor lift and cherry picker, static boom training courses in Suffolk, Essex, East Anglia, Kent, Norfolk, East Midlands, London area.

IPAF Scissor lift training course in London, Ipswich, Colchester, Harwich, Norwich, Kings Lynn, Peterborough, Northampton, Newmarket, Stowmarket and many more towns are covered if training at customer site!

IPAF CHERRY PICKER (MOBILE BOOM) training course in London, Ipswich, Colchester, Harwich, Norwich, Kings Lynn, Peterborough, Northampton, Newmarket, Stowmarket and many more towns are covered if training at customer site!


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