IPAF

1/2 day - 2 days depending on categories completed

We have been carrying out IPAF Training and assessments since 2010 and can provide a wide range of operator and demonstrator training for a number of Mobile Elevated Work Platform categories as well as Harness training. Below is information on the types of IPAF Courses we conduct;

MEWP OPERATOR TRAINING

This training course instructs an operator to prepare and safely operate various types of MEWPs, also referred to as cherry pickers, aerial lifts or scissor lifts. Categories include;

  • Static Boom (1b)
  • Mobile Vertical (3a)
  • Mobile Boom (3b)

IPAF’s MEWP Operator Training is certified by TÜV as conforming to the international standard ISO 18878 Mobile elevating work platforms – Operator (driver) training.

Duration of the course is variable depending on the type of course, trainee experience, machine complexity, and the number of machine categories taken. One day is a minimum of seven hours.

PAL+ ADVANCED MEWP OPERATOR TRAINING

PAL+ is an optional, additional one day of category-specific training aimed at operators working in higher risk or challenging environments. Machine categories available are 3a+, 3b+.

MEWP DEMONSTRATOR TRAINING

This course trains a demonstrator to familiarise operators with their responsibilities and to demonstrate pre-operational and safe operating procedures, and the limitations of MEWPs. Categories include;

  • Static Boom (1b)
  • Mobile Vertical (3a)
  • Mobile Boom (3b)

HARNESS USE AND INSPECTION

This Half day course instructs a user to select, inspect and use a harness and associated equipment safely when using a MEWP.

MEWPS FOR MANAGERS

MEWPs for Managers is the essential course for those who plan, supervise and manage the use of mobile elevating work platforms MEWPs in the workplace. Available as either eLearning or a full-day course at our training centre.

SITE ASSESSMENT (FOR MEWP SELECTION) TRAINING COURSE

The half day course guides candidates through the process of determining the optimum MEWP for a given task. Factors covered include height, reach, up-and-over height, the weight of people, required materials & tools, environment, restrictions, set-up, hazards, permits, accessories, delivery, and completion of documentation to justify the selection. The course is theory-based only and incorporates an exam. Available as either eLearning or a half day course at our training centre.

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