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The IPAF 3a and 3b Training Course instructs an operator to prepare and operate various types of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) including cherry pickers, scissor lifts, and mobile booms such as articulated & electric boom lifts
This programme is designed for the operators of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) and those looking to renew their operator licences.
The IPAF MEWPs for Managers course is essential training for anyone who supervises or plans working at height. Developed in conjunction with major contractors, the course covers topics including the correct selection of platforms, regulations associated with work at height, emergency procedures, equipment maintenance and pre-use checks. Practical demonstrations are also included if machines are available.
IPAF's eLearning provides a flexible and enhanced online learning experience for the mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) operator. It provides the same high-quality theory training as in the classroom and can be completed on a range of devices anytime, anywhere, at your own pace. IPAF’s eLearning for MEWP operators is available for all MEWP categories (1b, 3a, 3b)
The IPAF CAP programme provides up-to-date guidance for platform engineers on compliance with regulatory requirements and evidence that individuals are competent persons to plan, manage or conduct thorough examinations of powered access platforms.
IPAF's MEWPs for Managers training course covers what managers need to know for safe and effective use of MEWPs on site, including planning the job, conducting a risk assessment, selecting the right equipment for optimum cost-efficiency and mitigating all possible risks. This course has been designed to be completed solely on eLearning, on compatible PCs and tablet devices.
Choosing the right Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) for a working at height task can be a complex challenge. Being confident and sufficiently knowledgeable to select the right platform for the job directly reduces risk. Correct platform selection also improves the effectiveness and efficiency of MEWP operation, reducing unnecessary costs and ensuring site safety. The course guides candidates through the process of determining the right powered access unit or units for a given task.
The PAL Card (Powered Access Licence) is recognised worldwide across industries as proof of platform operator training to the highest standard. It is issued by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) to platform operators who successfully complete a training courseFind out more
From May 2021 all candidates who undertake IPAF training and pass will get their licence digitally through IPAF’s new app, ePAL.Find out more