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IPAF MEWPs for Managers 03 Sep 2015 Birmingham

Course overview

The IPAF MEWPs for Managers course is designed to provide delegates with a greater understanding of the safe use of access platforms on site.

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.

Course content

  • Machine classification
  • Types of machines
  • Regulations
  • Mobile Elevating Work Platforms
  • Operator (Driver) Training BS ISO 18878:2004
  • BS 8460:2005 Safe Use of MEWPs
  • Code of Practice
  • Practical view of machine (optional)
  • Delivery of machines
  • Theory test
  • Course evaluation

Course objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

• Understand the importance of pre-use checks and of the daily maintenance carried out prior to commencing work
• Understand the regulations relevant to MEWP usage
• Use the correct emergency procedures, capacities and limitations to enable safe operation
• Correctly select MEWPs
• Correctly select fall protection equipment

Who should attend

Anyone who supervises or plans working at height. The course consists of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations, practical and test.

PPE Required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our training centre or on-site
Training Method: Classroom tutorials and written tests

IPAF MEWPs for Managers 03 Sep 2015 Bristol

Course overview

The IPAF MEWPs for Managers course is designed to provide delegates with a greater understanding of the safe use of access platforms on site.

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.

Course content

  • Machine classification
  • Types of machines
  • Regulations
  • Mobile Elevating Work Platforms
  • Operator (Driver) Training BS ISO 18878:2004
  • BS 8460:2005 Safe Use of MEWPs
  • Code of Practice
  • Practical view of machine (optional)
  • Delivery of machines
  • Theory test
  • Course evaluation

Course objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

• Understand the importance of pre-use checks and of the daily maintenance carried out prior to commencing work
• Understand the regulations relevant to MEWP usage
• Use the correct emergency procedures, capacities and limitations to enable safe operation
• Correctly select MEWPs
• Correctly select fall protection equipment

Who should attend

Anyone who supervises or plans working at height. The course consists of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations, practical and test.

PPE Required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our training centre or on-site
Training Method: Classroom tutorials and written tests

Course overview

This IPAF Operator course combines classroom knowledge with practical skills to help prepare all delegates to use powered access safely on site.

Course content

• Health & Safety regulations and legislation
• Accident control and prevention
• Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
• Working at Height Regulations
• Operation and safe manoeuvre of machines
• Pre-use inspection
• Auxilliary and manual descent procedure
• Theory test and practical assessment

Course objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
• Be aware of the relevant Health & Safety Regulations
• Be aware of accident prevention and control
• Be aware of the needs regarding personnel protection
• Be aware of the need to refer to the machines operating manual
• Be able to drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre the machine as required, to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner, inside and outside a building

Who should attend

This programme is designed for the operators of MEWPs, renewal of PAL cards or for those looking to learn how to operate MEWPs. The course will consist of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations and practical and written tests.

PPE required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our depot or on-site
Training Method: Classroom tutorials, theory test, demonstrations and practical tests
Certification: IPAF five year Powered Access Licence (PAL)

Course overview

This IPAF Operator course combines classroom knowledge with practical skills to help prepare all delegates to use powered access safely on site.

Course content

• Health & Safety regulations and legislation
• Accident control and prevention
• Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
• Working at Height Regulations
• Operation and safe manoeuvre of machines
• Pre-use inspection
• Auxilliary and manual descent procedure
• Theory test and practical assessment

Course objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
• Be aware of the relevant Health & Safety Regulations
• Be aware of accident prevention and control
• Be aware of the needs regarding personnel protection
• Be aware of the need to refer to the machines operating manual
• Be able to drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre the machine as required, to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner, inside and outside a building

Who should attend

This programme is designed for the operators of MEWPs, renewal of PAL cards or for those looking to learn how to operate MEWPs. The course will consist of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations and practical and written tests.

PPE required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our depot or on-site
Training Method: Classroom tutorials, theory test, demonstrations and practical tests
Certification: IPAF five year Powered Access Licence (PAL)

Course overview

This IPAF Operator course combines classroom knowledge with practical skills to help prepare all delegates to use powered access safely on site.

Course content

• Health & Safety regulations and legislation
• Accident control and prevention
• Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
• Working at Height Regulations
• Operation and safe manoeuvre of machines
• Pre-use inspection
• Auxilliary and manual descent procedure
• Theory test and practical assessment

Course objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
• Be aware of the relevant Health & Safety Regulations
• Be aware of accident prevention and control
• Be aware of the needs regarding personnel protection
• Be aware of the need to refer to the machines operating manual
• Be able to drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre the machine as required, to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner, inside and outside a building

Who should attend

This programme is designed for the operators of MEWPs, renewal of PAL cards or for those looking to learn how to operate MEWPs. The course will consist of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations and practical and written tests.

PPE required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our depot or on-site
Training Method: Classroom tutorials, theory test, demonstrations and practical tests
Certification: IPAF five year Powered Access Licence (PAL)

Course overview

This IPAF Operator course combines classroom knowledge with practical skills to help prepare all delegates to use powered access safely on site.

Course content

• Health & Safety regulations and legislation
• Accident control and prevention
• Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
• Working at Height Regulations
• Operation and safe manoeuvre of machines
• Pre-use inspection
• Auxilliary and manual descent procedure
• Theory test and practical assessment

Course objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
• Be aware of the relevant Health & Safety Regulations
• Be aware of accident prevention and control
• Be aware of the needs regarding personnel protection
• Be aware of the need to refer to the machines operating manual
• Be able to drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre the machine as required, to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner, inside and outside a building

Who should attend

This programme is designed for the operators of MEWPs, renewal of PAL cards or for those looking to learn how to operate MEWPs. The course will consist of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations and practical and written tests.

PPE required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our depot or on-site
Training Method: Classroom tutorials, theory test, demonstrations and practical tests
Certification: IPAF five year Powered Access Licence (PAL)

Course overview

To instruct an operator to prepare and operate various types of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs). This includes any scissor lifts and personnel lifts that do not have outriggers so that you can drive the machine while elevated (manufacturer specification permitting).

Course content

• Health & Safety regulations and legislation
• Accident control and prevention
• Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
• Working at Height Regulations
• Operation and safe manoeuvre of machines
• Pre-use inspection
• Auxilliary and manual descent procedure
• Theory test and practical assessment

Course objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

• Be aware of the relevant Health & Safety regulations
• Be aware of accident prevention and control
• Be aware of the needs regarding personnel protection
• Be aware of the need to refer to the machine operating manual
• Drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre the machine as required, to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner, both inside and outside a building

Who should attend

This programme is designed for the operators of MEWPs, renewal of PAL cards or for those looking to learn how to operate MEWPs. The course will consist of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations and practical and written tests.

PPE required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our training centre or on site

Course overview

To instruct an operator to prepare and operate various types of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs). This includes any scissor lifts and personnel lifts that do not have outriggers so that you can drive the machine while elevated (manufacturer specification permitting).

Course content

• Health & Safety regulations and legislation
• Accident control and prevention
• Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
• Working at Height Regulations
• Operation and safe manoeuvre of machines
• Pre-use inspection
• Auxilliary and manual descent procedure
• Theory test and practical assessment

Course objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

• Be aware of the relevant Health & Safety regulations
• Be aware of accident prevention and control
• Be aware of the needs regarding personnel protection
• Be aware of the need to refer to the machine operating manual
• Drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre the machine as required, to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner, both inside and outside a building

Who should attend

This programme is designed for the operators of MEWPs, renewal of PAL cards or for those looking to learn how to operate MEWPs. The course will consist of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations and practical and written tests.

PPE required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our training centre or on site

Course overview

This IPAF Operator course combines classroom knowledge with practical skills to help prepare all delegates to use powered access safely on site.

Course content

• Health & Safety regulations and legislation
• Accident control and prevention
• Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
• Working at Height Regulations
• Operation and safe manoeuvre of machines
• Pre-use inspection
• Auxilliary and manual descent procedure
• Theory test and practical assessment

Course objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
• Be aware of the relevant Health & Safety Regulations
• Be aware of accident prevention and control
• Be aware of the needs regarding personnel protection
• Be aware of the need to refer to the machines operating manual
• Be able to drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre the machine as required, to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner, inside and outside a building

Who should attend

This programme is designed for the operators of MEWPs, renewal of PAL cards or for those looking to learn how to operate MEWPs. The course will consist of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations and practical and written tests.

PPE required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our depot or on-site
Training Method: Classroom tutorials, theory test, demonstrations and practical tests
Certification: IPAF five year Powered Access Licence (PAL)

Course overview

This IPAF Operator course combines classroom knowledge with practical skills to help prepare all delegates to use powered access safely on site.

Course content

• Health & Safety regulations and legislation
• Accident control and prevention
• Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
• Working at Height Regulations
• Operation and safe manoeuvre of machines
• Pre-use inspection
• Auxilliary and manual descent procedure
• Theory test and practical assessment

Course objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
• Be aware of the relevant Health & Safety Regulations
• Be aware of accident prevention and control
• Be aware of the needs regarding personnel protection
• Be aware of the need to refer to the machines operating manual
• Be able to drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre the machine as required, to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner, inside and outside a building

Who should attend

This programme is designed for the operators of MEWPs, renewal of PAL cards or for those looking to learn how to operate MEWPs. The course will consist of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations and practical and written tests.

PPE required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our depot or on-site
Training Method: Classroom tutorials, theory test, demonstrations and practical tests
Certification: IPAF five year Powered Access Licence (PAL)

Course overview

To instruct an operator to prepare and operate various types of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs). This includes any scissor lifts and personnel lifts that do not have outriggers so that you can drive the machine while elevated (manufacturer specification permitting).

Course content

• Health & Safety regulations and legislation
• Accident control and prevention
• Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
• Working at Height Regulations
• Operation and safe manoeuvre of machines
• Pre-use inspection
• Auxilliary and manual descent procedure
• Theory test and practical assessment

Course objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

• Be aware of the relevant Health & Safety regulations
• Be aware of accident prevention and control
• Be aware of the needs regarding personnel protection
• Be aware of the need to refer to the machine operating manual
• Drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre the machine as required, to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner, both inside and outside a building

Who should attend

This programme is designed for the operators of MEWPs, renewal of PAL cards or for those looking to learn how to operate MEWPs. The course will consist of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations and practical and written tests.

PPE required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our training centre or on site

IPAF Operator - Static Boom (1b) 04 Sep 2015 Southampton

Course overview

This IPAF Operator course combines classroom knowledge with practical skills to help prepare all delegates to use powered access safely on site.

Course content

Course objectives

  • Be aware of the relevant Health & Safety Regulations
  • Be aware of accident prevention and control
  • Be aware of the needs regarding personnel protection
  • Be aware of the need to refer to the machines operating manual
  • Be able to drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre the machine as required, to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner, inside and outside a building

Who should attend

PPE Required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our depot or on-site
Training Method: Classroom tutorials, theory test, demonstrations and practical tests
Cerfication: IPAF five year Powered Access Licence (PAL)

This programme is designed for the operators of Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs), for the renewal of PAL cards, or for those wishing to learn how to operate MEWPs. This includes any booms with outriggers, whether they are powered or push around models that cannot be moved whilst elevated.

IPAF Operator - Static Boom (1b) 04 Sep 2015 Edinburgh

Course overview

This IPAF Operator course combines classroom knowledge with practical skills to help prepare all delegates to use powered access safely on site.

Course content

Course objectives

  • Be aware of the relevant Health & Safety Regulations
  • Be aware of accident prevention and control
  • Be aware of the needs regarding personnel protection
  • Be aware of the need to refer to the machines operating manual
  • Be able to drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre the machine as required, to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner, inside and outside a building

Who should attend

PPE Required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our depot or on-site
Training Method: Classroom tutorials, theory test, demonstrations and practical tests
Cerfication: IPAF five year Powered Access Licence (PAL)

This programme is designed for the operators of Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs), for the renewal of PAL cards, or for those wishing to learn how to operate MEWPs. This includes any booms with outriggers, whether they are powered or push around models that cannot be moved whilst elevated.

Course overview

This IPAF Operator course combines classroom knowledge with practical skills to help prepare all delegates to use powered access safely on site.

Course content

• Health & Safety regulations and legislation
• Accident control and prevention
• Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
• Working at Height Regulations
• Operation and safe manoeuvre of machines
• Pre-use inspection
• Auxilliary and manual descent procedure
• Theory test and practical assessment

Course objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
• Be aware of the relevant Health & Safety Regulations
• Be aware of accident prevention and control
• Be aware of the needs regarding personnel protection
• Be aware of the need to refer to the machines operating manual
• Be able to drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre the machine as required, to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner, inside and outside a building

Who should attend

This programme is designed for the operators of MEWPs, renewal of PAL cards or for those looking to learn how to operate MEWPs. The course will consist of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations and practical and written tests.

PPE required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our depot or on-site
Training Method: Classroom tutorials, theory test, demonstrations and practical tests
Certification: IPAF five year Powered Access Licence (PAL)

Nationwide Platforms Harness Inspection 07 Sep 2015 Liskeard

Course overview

To instruct a user to select and use a harness and associated equipment safely when working at height.

Course content

The training methods involve a high proportion of discussion and group participation, supplemented with video and classroom based tutorials as well as practical exercises.

Course objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Identify harness & lanyard
  • Visual & tactile inspection
  • Completing inspection records
  • Correct fitting of harness
  • Correct storage of harness & lanyard

Who should attend

This programme is designed for Managers, Supervisors and Operatives, who are required to select, inspect and use appropriate harness and lanyards for working at height.

PPE Required: No
Training Required: At our training centre or on-site

IPAF MEWPs for Managers 07 Sep 2015 Warrington

Course overview

The IPAF MEWPs for Managers course is designed to provide delegates with a greater understanding of the safe use of access platforms on site.

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.

Course content

  • Machine classification
  • Types of machines
  • Regulations
  • Mobile Elevating Work Platforms
  • Operator (Driver) Training BS ISO 18878:2004
  • BS 8460:2005 Safe Use of MEWPs
  • Code of Practice
  • Practical view of machine (optional)
  • Delivery of machines
  • Theory test
  • Course evaluation

Course objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

• Understand the importance of pre-use checks and of the daily maintenance carried out prior to commencing work
• Understand the regulations relevant to MEWP usage
• Use the correct emergency procedures, capacities and limitations to enable safe operation
• Correctly select MEWPs
• Correctly select fall protection equipment

Who should attend

Anyone who supervises or plans working at height. The course consists of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations, practical and test.

PPE Required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our training centre or on-site
Training Method: Classroom tutorials and written tests

Course overview

This IPAF Operator course combines classroom knowledge with practical skills to help prepare all delegates to use powered access safely on site.

Course content

• Health & Safety regulations and legislation
• Accident control and prevention
• Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
• Working at Height Regulations
• Operation and safe manoeuvre of machines
• Pre-use inspection
• Auxilliary and manual descent procedure
• Theory test and practical assessment

Course objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
• Be aware of the relevant Health & Safety Regulations
• Be aware of accident prevention and control
• Be aware of the needs regarding personnel protection
• Be aware of the need to refer to the machines operating manual
• Be able to drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre the machine as required, to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner, inside and outside a building

Who should attend

This programme is designed for the operators of MEWPs, renewal of PAL cards or for those looking to learn how to operate MEWPs. The course will consist of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations and practical and written tests.

PPE required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our depot or on-site
Training Method: Classroom tutorials, theory test, demonstrations and practical tests
Certification: IPAF five year Powered Access Licence (PAL)

Course overview

This IPAF Operator course combines classroom knowledge with practical skills to help prepare all delegates to use powered access safely on site.

Course content

• Health & Safety regulations and legislation
• Accident control and prevention
• Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
• Working at Height Regulations
• Operation and safe manoeuvre of machines
• Pre-use inspection
• Auxilliary and manual descent procedure
• Theory test and practical assessment

Course objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
• Be aware of the relevant Health & Safety Regulations
• Be aware of accident prevention and control
• Be aware of the needs regarding personnel protection
• Be aware of the need to refer to the machines operating manual
• Be able to drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre the machine as required, to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner, inside and outside a building

Who should attend

This programme is designed for the operators of MEWPs, renewal of PAL cards or for those looking to learn how to operate MEWPs. The course will consist of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations and practical and written tests.

PPE required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our depot or on-site
Training Method: Classroom tutorials, theory test, demonstrations and practical tests
Certification: IPAF five year Powered Access Licence (PAL)

Course overview

This IPAF Operator course combines classroom knowledge with practical skills to help prepare all delegates to use powered access safely on site.

Course content

• Health & Safety regulations and legislation
• Accident control and prevention
• Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
• Working at Height Regulations
• Operation and safe manoeuvre of machines
• Pre-use inspection
• Auxilliary and manual descent procedure
• Theory test and practical assessment

Course objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
• Be aware of the relevant Health & Safety Regulations
• Be aware of accident prevention and control
• Be aware of the needs regarding personnel protection
• Be aware of the need to refer to the machines operating manual
• Be able to drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre the machine as required, to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner, inside and outside a building

Who should attend

This programme is designed for the operators of MEWPs, renewal of PAL cards or for those looking to learn how to operate MEWPs. The course will consist of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations and practical and written tests.

PPE required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our depot or on-site
Training Method: Classroom tutorials, theory test, demonstrations and practical tests
Certification: IPAF five year Powered Access Licence (PAL)

Course overview

To instruct an operator to prepare and operate various types of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs). This includes any scissor lifts and personnel lifts that do not have outriggers so that you can drive the machine while elevated (manufacturer specification permitting).

Course content

• Health & Safety regulations and legislation
• Accident control and prevention
• Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
• Working at Height Regulations
• Operation and safe manoeuvre of machines
• Pre-use inspection
• Auxilliary and manual descent procedure
• Theory test and practical assessment

Course objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

• Be aware of the relevant Health & Safety regulations
• Be aware of accident prevention and control
• Be aware of the needs regarding personnel protection
• Be aware of the need to refer to the machine operating manual
• Drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre the machine as required, to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner, both inside and outside a building

Who should attend

This programme is designed for the operators of MEWPs, renewal of PAL cards or for those looking to learn how to operate MEWPs. The course will consist of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations and practical and written tests.

PPE required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our training centre or on site

Course Add

Course overview

This IPAF Operator course combines classroom knowledge with practical skills to help prepare all delegates to use powered access safely on site.

Course content

Course objectives

  • Be aware of the relevant Health & Safety Regulations
  • Be aware of accident prevention and control
  • Be aware of the needs regarding personnel protection
  • Be aware of the need to refer to the machines operating manual
  • Be able to drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre the machine as required, to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner, inside and outside a building

Who should attend

PPE Required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our depot or on-site
Training Method: Classroom tutorials, theory test, demonstrations and practical tests
Cerfication: IPAF five year Powered Access Licence (PAL)

This programme is designed for the operators of Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs), for the renewal of PAL cards, or for those wishing to learn how to operate MEWPs. This includes any booms with outriggers, whether they are powered or push around models that cannot be moved whilst elevated.

Course overview

This IPAF Operator course combines classroom knowledge with practical skills to help prepare all delegates to use powered access safely on site.

Course content

• Health & Safety regulations and legislation
• Accident control and prevention
• Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
• Working at Height Regulations
• Operation and safe manoeuvre of machines
• Pre-use inspection
• Auxilliary and manual descent procedure
• Theory test and practical assessment

Course objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
  • Be aware of the relevant Health & Safety Regulations
  • Be aware of accident prevention and control
  • Be aware of the needs regarding personnel protection
  • Be aware of the need to refer to the machines operating manual
  • Be able to drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre the machine as required, to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner, inside and outside a building

Who should attend

This programme is designed for the operators of MEWPs, renewal of PAL cards or for those looking to learn how to operate MEWPs. The course will consist of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations and practical and written tests.

PPE required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our depot or on-site
Training Method: Classroom tutorials, theory test, demonstrations and practical tests
Certification: IPAF five year Powered Access Licence (PAL)
Combined PAL+ 3a3b

Course overview

IPAF PAL+ (PAL plus) provides advanced powered access training with an emphasis on practical skills.

Mandated by the UK Contractors Group October 2013

Employers and delegates should note that this course has been mandated by the UK Contractors Group for all netters, steel erectors and their associated trades.

The IPAF PAL+ course offers delegates advanced practical training designed to test and improve skills in challenging working environments. The course is also supplemented with a short theory and interview element.

This course combines IPAF PAL+ and 3a3b Operator courses. Classroom knowledge with practical skills to help prepare all delegates to use powered access safely on site.

Suitable for all powered access users who have already obtained their IPAF PAL card in an applicable category.

Course content

Course objectives

  • Be aware of the relevant Health & Safety Regulations
  • Be aware of accident prevention and control
  • Be aware of the needs regarding personnel protection
  • Be aware of the need to refer to the machines operating manual
  • Be able to drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre the machine as required, to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner, inside and outside a building

Who should attend

PPE Required: YES
Training Delivery: At our depot or on-site
Training Method: Practical training and testing alongside classroom tutorials, written tests and an interview to test operator knowledge
Certification: IPAF five year Powered Access Licence (PAL)

Course overview

The IPAF MEWPs for Managers course is designed to provide delegates with a greater understanding of the safe use of access platforms on site.

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.

Course content

  • Machine classification
  • Types of machines
  • Regulations
  • Mobile Elevating Work Platforms
  • Operator (Driver) Training BS ISO 18878:2004
  • BS 8460:2005 Safe Use of MEWPs
  • Code of Practice
  • Practical view of machine (optional)
  • Delivery of machines
  • Theory test
  • Course evaluation

Course objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

• Understand the importance of pre-use checks and of the daily maintenance carried out prior to commencing work
• Understand the regulations relevant to MEWP usage
• Use the correct emergency procedures, capacities and limitations to enable safe operation
• Correctly select MEWPs
• Correctly select fall protection equipment

Who should attend

Anyone who supervises or plans working at height. The course consists of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations, practical and test.

PPE Required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our training centre or on-site
Training Method: Classroom tutorials and written tests

Course overview

The Load/Unload IPAF training course covers the loading, safe transportation and unloading of typical MEWP loads.

This IPAF operator course combines a theory test with a session of practical training and assessment.

Course content

  • basic legislation concerning goods vehicle drivers
  • accident prevention and control measures
  • suitable transport vehicles
  • principles of loading/unloading and load restraint
  • hazard identification
  • load marking and securing

Course objectives

Who should attend

Candidates must be over 18 years old, hold a current IPAF PAL card and possess a DVLA C or C1 licence

Course overview

Delegates completing this course will receive a complete grounding in the hazards associated with asbestos and the steps individuals can take to avoid risks.

Attendees will also learn about conducting emergency procedures related to asbestos exposure.

Maximum of 12 delegates

All delegates who complete this course, will be awarded the: Asbestos Awareness Certificate of Attendance and Achievement.

Our Asbestos Awareness Courses run across the UK and can be taken over either a half or full day. Many of our clients use our modern training facilities, however you may prefer training at your premises to save you time and money.

We welcome client input into our asbestos training and believe strongly in tailoring our syllabus to the nature of your business and your employees' needs.

Course content

Course objectives

Who should attend

PPE Required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our depot or on-site 
Training Method: Practical and classroom tutorials

Course overview

Course content

  • Safe operation and limitations of use. Note: Training may be undertaken on different machine types depending on the availability of sufficient space.
  • Introduction to MEWPs
    - Awareness of different types of MEWPs
  • Introduction to the machine
    - Walk around and familiarisation with MEWP
  • Major components
    - Identification of each component and its function
  • Pre-use checks and inspection
    - Carry out all the required checks/inspections on the following items:- tyres, main frame, turntable, fluid levels, hoses, electrical cables, booms, cage, brakes, steering, lights, travel, controls (lower/upper), pins/retaining bolts and decals

Course objectives

To instruct an operator to prepare and safely operate various types of push around vertical platforms and to obtain an IPAF MEWP Operator Licence.

At the end of the course the trainee will be able to carry out the required tasks involved in the role of demonstrator which is to familiarise operators with their responsibilities and demonstrate pre-operational and safe operating procedure and the limitations of MEWPs.

Who should attend

Any IPAF operator who is required to handover and familiarise the machine to customers or work colleagues. The course consists of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations, outside practical and test.

The demonstrator should know:

  • The pre-use checks and daily maintenance to be carried out prior to commencing work
  • The correct and safe method of operating the specific machine
  • The correct emergency procedures, capacities and limitations to enable safe operation
  • Selection and use of fall protection equipment covering as a minimum anchorage points in platforms, harness standards, explanation of fall arrest, lanyard types, use and correct fitting, rescue procedures, current recommendations [HS(G)150, HSE & IPAF]


PPE Required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our training centre or on-site

Course overview

To instruct an operator to prepare and operate various types of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs). This includes any scissor lifts and personnel lifts that do not have outriggers so that you can drive the machine while elevated (manufacturer specification permitting).

Course content

  • Safe operation and limitations of use. Note: Training may be undertaken on different machine types depending on the availability of sufficient space.
  • Introduction to MEWPs
    - Awareness of different types of MEWPs
  • Introduction to the machine
    - Walk around and familiarisation with MEWP
  • Major components
    - Identification of each component and its function
  • Pre-use checks and inspection
    - Carry out all the required checks/inspections on the following items:- tyres, main frame, turntable, fluid levels, hoses, electrical cables, booms, cage, brakes, steering, lights, travel, controls (lower/upper), pins/retaining bolts and decals

Course objectives

To instruct an operator to prepare and safely operate various types of push around vertical platforms and to obtain an IPAF MEWP Operator Licence.

At the end of the course the trainee will be able to carry out the required tasks involved in the role of demonstrator which is to familiarise operators with their responsibilities and demonstrate pre-operational and safe operating procedure and the limitations of MEWPs.

Who should attend

Any IPAF operator who is required to handover and familiarise the machine to customers or work colleagues. The course consists of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations, outside practical and test.

The demonstrator should know:
  • The pre-use checks and daily maintenance to be carried out prior to commencing work
  • The correct and safe method of operating the specific machine
  • The correct emergency procedures, capacities and limitations to enable safe operation
  • Selection and use of fall protection equipment covering as a minimum anchorage points in platforms, harness standards, explanation of fall arrest, lanyard types, use and correct fitting, rescue procedures, current recommendations [HS(G)150, HSE & IPAF]

PPE Required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our training centre or on-site

Course overview

Course content

  • Safe operation and limitations of use. Note: Training may be undertaken on different machine types depending on the availability of sufficient space.
  • Introduction to MEWPs
    - Awareness of different types of MEWPs
  • Introduction to the machine
    - Walk around and familiarisation with MEWP
  • Major components
    - Identification of each component and its function
  • Pre-use checks and inspection
    - Carry out all the required checks/inspections on the following items:- tyres, main frame, turntable, fluid levels, hoses, electrical cables, booms, cage, brakes, steering, lights, travel, controls (lower/upper), pins/retaining bolts and decals

Course objectives

To instruct an operator to prepare and safely operate various types of push around vertical platforms and to obtain an IPAF MEWP Operator Licence.

At the end of the course the trainee will be able to carry out the required tasks involved in the role of demonstrator which is to familiarise operators with their responsibilities and demonstrate pre-operational and safe operating procedure and the limitations of MEWPs.

Who should attend

Any IPAF operator who is required to handover and familiarise the machine to customers or work colleagues. The course consists of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations, outside practical and test.

The demonstrator should know:
  • The pre-use checks and daily maintenance to be carried out prior to commencing work
  • The correct and safe method of operating the specific machine
  • The correct emergency procedures, capacities and limitations to enable safe operation
  • Selection and use of fall protection equipment covering as a minimum anchorage points in platforms, harness standards, explanation of fall arrest, lanyard types, use and correct fitting, rescue procedures, current recommendations [HS(G)150, HSE & IPAF]

PPE Required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our training centre or on-site

Course overview

This IPAF Operator course combines classroom knowledge with practical skills to help prepare all delegates to use powered access safely on site.

Course content

Course objectives

  • Be aware of the relevant Health & Safety Regulations
  • Be aware of accident prevention and control
  • Be aware of the needs regarding personnel protection
  • Be aware of the need to refer to the machines operating manual
  • Be able to drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre the machine as required, to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner, inside and outside a building

Who should attend

PPE required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our training centre or on site
Training Method: Classroom tutorials, theory test, demonstrations and practical tests
Certification: IPAF five year Powered Access Licence (PAL)

Course overview

Course content

  • Health & Safety regulations and legislation
  • Accident control and prevention
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Working at Height Regulations
  • Operation and safe manoeuvre of machines
  • Pre-use inspection
  • Auxilliary and manual descent procedure
  • Theory test and practical assessment

Course objectives

To instruct an operator to prepare and operate various types of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs). This includes any booms with outriggers, whether they are powered or push around, that cannot be moved while elevated.

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Be aware of the relevant Health and Safety regulations
  • Be aware of accident prevention and control
  • Be aware of the needs regarding personnel protection
  • Be aware of the need to refer to the machine operating manual
  • Drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre the machine as required, to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner, both inside and outside a building

 

Who should attend

This programme is designed for the operators of MEWPs, renewal of PAL cards or for those wishing to learn how to operate MEWPs. The course will consist of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations, practical and test.

PPE required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our training centre or on site

Course overview

Course content

  • Safe operation and limitations of use. Note: Training may be undertaken on different machine types depending on the availability of sufficient space.
  • Introduction to MEWPs
    - Awareness of different types of MEWPs
  • Introduction to the machine
    - Walk around and familiarisation with MEWP
  • Major components
    - Identification of each component and its function
  • Pre-use checks and inspection
    - Carry out all the required checks/inspections on the following items:- tyres, main frame, turntable, fluid levels, hoses, electrical cables, booms, cage, brakes, steering, lights, travel, controls (lower/upper), pins/retaining bolts and decals

Course objectives

To instruct an operator to prepare and safely operate various types of push around vertical platforms and to obtain an IPAF MEWP Operator Licence.

At the end of the course the trainee will be able to carry out the required tasks involved in the role of demonstrator which is to familiarise operators with their responsibilities and demonstrate pre-operational and safe operating procedure and the limitations of MEWPs.

Who should attend

Any IPAF operator who is required to handover and familiarise the machine to customers or work colleagues. The course consists of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations, outside practical and test.

The demonstrator should know:

  • The pre-use checks and daily maintenance to be carried out prior to commencing work
  • The correct and safe method of operating the specific machine
  • The correct emergency procedures, capacities and limitations to enable safe operation
  • Selection and use of fall protection equipment covering as a minimum anchorage points in platforms, harness standards, explanation of fall arrest, lanyard types, use and correct fitting, rescue procedures, current recommendations [HS(G)150, HSE & IPAF]


PPE Required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our training centre or on-site

Course overview

Course content

  • Safe operation and limitations of use. Note: Training may be undertaken on different machine types depending on the availability of sufficient space.
  • Introduction to MEWPs
    - Awareness of different types of MEWPs
  • Introduction to the machine
    - Walk around and familiarisation with MEWP
  • Major components
    - Identification of each component and its function
  • Pre-use checks and inspection
    - Carry out all the required checks/inspections on the following items:- tyres, main frame, turntable, fluid levels, hoses, electrical cables, booms, cage, brakes, steering, lights, travel, controls (lower/upper), pins/retaining bolts and decals

Course objectives

To instruct an operator to prepare and safely operate various types of push around vertical platforms and to obtain an IPAF MEWP Operator Licence.

At the end of the course the trainee will be able to carry out the required tasks involved in the role of demonstrator which is to familiarise operators with their responsibilities and demonstrate pre-operational and safe operating procedure and the limitations of MEWPs.

Who should attend

Any IPAF operator who is required to handover and familiarise the machine to customers or work colleagues. The course consists of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations, outside practical and test.

The demonstrator should know:

  • The pre-use checks and daily maintenance to be carried out prior to commencing work
  • The correct and safe method of operating the specific machine
  • The correct emergency procedures, capacities and limitations to enable safe operation
  • Selection and use of fall protection equipment covering as a minimum anchorage points in platforms, harness standards, explanation of fall arrest, lanyard types, use and correct fitting, rescue procedures, current recommendations [HS(G)150, HSE & IPAF]


PPE Required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our training centre or on-site

Course overview

To instruct an operator to prepare and safely operate various types of push around vertical platforms and to obtain an IPAF MEWP Operator Licence.

Course content

Course objectives

At the end of the course the trainee will be able to carry out the required tasks involved in the role of demonstrator which is to familiarise operators with their responsibilities and demonstrate pre-operational and safe operating procedure and the limitations of MEWPs.

Who should attend

PPE Required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our training centre or on-site

Course overview

Delegates attending this course will gain the skills and knowledge to safely demonstrate and familiarise operators with their responsibilities when using powered access machines.

Attendees will also receive guidance in how to demonstrate pre-operational and safe operating procedure.

Course content

Safe operation and limitations of use. Note: Training may be undertaken on different machine types depending on the availability of sufficient space.

  • Introduction to MEWPs
  • Awareness of different types of MEWPs
  • Introduction to the machine
  • Walk around and familiarisation with MEWP
  • Major components
  • Identification of each component and its function
  • Pre-use checks and inspection
  • Carry out all the required checks/inspections on the following items:- tyres, main frame, turntable, fluid levels, hoses, electrical cables, booms, cage, brakes, steering, lights, travel, controls (lower/upper), pins/retaining bolts and decals

Course objectives

At the end of the course the trainee will be able to carry out the required tasks involved in the role of demonstrator which is to familiarise operators with their responsibilities and demonstrate pre-operational and safe operating procedure and the limitations of MEWPs.

Who should attend

Any IPAF operator who is required to handover and familiarise the machine to customers or work colleagues. The course consists of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations, outside practical and test.

The demonstrator should know:

  • The pre-use checks and daily maintenance to be carried out prior to commencing work
  • The correct and safe method of operating the specific machine
  • The correct emergency procedures, capacities and limitations to enable safe operation
  • Selection and use of fall protection equipment covering as a minimum anchorage points in platforms, harness standards, explanation of fall arrest, lanyard types, use and correct fitting, rescue procedures, current recommendations [HS(G)150, HSE & IPAF]


PPE Required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our training centre or on-site
Training Method: Classroom tutorials, theory test, demonstrations and practical tests

Course overview

Course content

  • Safe operation and limitations of use. Note: Training may be undertaken on different machine types depending on the availability of sufficient space.
  • Introduction to MEWPs
    - Awareness of different types of MEWPs
  • Introduction to the machine
    - Walk around and familiarisation with MEWP
  • Major components
    - Identification of each component and its function
  • Pre-use checks and inspection
    - Carry out all the required checks/inspections on the following items:- tyres, main frame, turntable, fluid levels, hoses, electrical cables, booms, cage, brakes, steering, lights, travel, controls (lower/upper), pins/retaining bolts and decals

Course objectives

To instruct an operator to prepare and safely operate various types of push around vertical platforms and to obtain an IPAF MEWP Operator Licence.

At the end of the course the trainee will be able to carry out the required tasks involved in the role of demonstrator which is to familiarise operators with their responsibilities and demonstrate pre-operational and safe operating procedure and the limitations of MEWPs.

Who should attend

Any IPAF operator who is required to handover and familiarise the machine to customers or work colleagues. The course consists of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations, outside practical and test.

The demonstrator should know:

  • The pre-use checks and daily maintenance to be carried out prior to commencing work
  • The correct and safe method of operating the specific machine
  • The correct emergency procedures, capacities and limitations to enable safe operation
  • Selection and use of fall protection equipment covering as a minimum anchorage points in platforms, harness standards, explanation of fall arrest, lanyard types, use and correct fitting, rescue procedures, current recommendations [HS(G)150, HSE & IPAF]


PPE Required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our training centre or on-site

Course overview

Course content

  • Safe operation and limitations of use. Note: Training may be undertaken on different machine types depending on the availability of sufficient space.
  • Introduction to MEWPs
    - Awareness of different types of MEWPs
  • Introduction to the machine
    - Walk around and familiarisation with MEWP
  • Major components
    - Identification of each component and its function
  • Pre-use checks and inspection
    - Carry out all the required checks/inspections on the following items:- tyres, main frame, turntable, fluid levels, hoses, electrical cables, booms, cage, brakes, steering, lights, travel, controls (lower/upper), pins/retaining bolts and decals

Course objectives

To instruct an operator to prepare and safely operate various types of push around vertical platforms and to obtain an IPAF MEWP Operator Licence.

At the end of the course the trainee will be able to carry out the required tasks involved in the role of demonstrator which is to familiarise operators with their responsibilities and demonstrate pre-operational and safe operating procedure and the limitations of MEWPs.

Who should attend

Any IPAF operator who is required to handover and familiarise the machine to customers or work colleagues. The course consists of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations, outside practical and test.

The demonstrator should know:
  • The pre-use checks and daily maintenance to be carried out prior to commencing work
  • The correct and safe method of operating the specific machine
  • The correct emergency procedures, capacities and limitations to enable safe operation
  • Selection and use of fall protection equipment covering as a minimum anchorage points in platforms, harness standards, explanation of fall arrest, lanyard types, use and correct fitting, rescue procedures, current recommendations [HS(G)150, HSE & IPAF]

PPE Required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our training centre or on-site

Course overview

Course content

  • Safe operation and limitations of use. Note: Training may be undertaken on different machine types depending on the availability of sufficient space.
  • Introduction to MEWPs
    - Awareness of different types of MEWPs
  • Introduction to the machine
    - Walk around and familiarisation with MEWP
  • Major components
    - Identification of each component and its function
  • Pre-use checks and inspection
    - Carry out all the required checks/inspections on the following items:- tyres, main frame, turntable, fluid levels, hoses, electrical cables, booms, cage, brakes, steering, lights, travel, controls (lower/upper), pins/retaining bolts and decals

Course objectives

To instruct an operator to prepare and safely operate various types of push around vertical platforms and to obtain an IPAF MEWP Operator Licence.

At the end of the course the trainee will be able to carry out the required tasks involved in the role of demonstrator which is to familiarise operators with their responsibilities and demonstrate pre-operational and safe operating procedure and the limitations of MEWPs.

Who should attend

Any IPAF operator who is required to handover and familiarise the machine to customers or work colleagues. The course consists of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations, outside practical and test.

The demonstrator should know:

  • The pre-use checks and daily maintenance to be carried out prior to commencing work
  • The correct and safe method of operating the specific machine
  • The correct emergency procedures, capacities and limitations to enable safe operation
  • Selection and use of fall protection equipment covering as a minimum anchorage points in platforms, harness standards, explanation of fall arrest, lanyard types, use and correct fitting, rescue procedures, current recommendations [HS(G)150, HSE & IPAF]


PPE Required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our training centre or on-site

Course overview

Course content

  • Safe operation and limitations of use. Note: Training may be undertaken on different machine types depending on the availability of sufficient space.
  • Introduction to MEWPs
    - Awareness of different types of MEWPs
  • Introduction to the machine
    - Walk around and familiarisation with MEWP
  • Major components
    - Identification of each component and its function
  • Pre-use checks and inspection
    - Carry out all the required checks/inspections on the following items:- tyres, main frame, turntable, fluid levels, hoses, electrical cables, booms, cage, brakes, steering, lights, travel, controls (lower/upper), pins/retaining bolts and decals

Course objectives

To instruct an operator to prepare and safely operate various types of push around vertical platforms and to obtain an IPAF MEWP Operator Licence.

At the end of the course the trainee will be able to carry out the required tasks involved in the role of demonstrator which is to familiarise operators with their responsibilities and demonstrate pre-operational and safe operating procedure and the limitations of MEWPs.

Who should attend

Any IPAF operator who is required to handover and familiarise the machine to customers or work colleagues. The course consists of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations, outside practical and test.

The demonstrator should know:

  • The pre-use checks and daily maintenance to be carried out prior to commencing work
  • The correct and safe method of operating the specific machine
  • The correct emergency procedures, capacities and limitations to enable safe operation
  • Selection and use of fall protection equipment covering as a minimum anchorage points in platforms, harness standards, explanation of fall arrest, lanyard types, use and correct fitting, rescue procedures, current recommendations [HS(G)150, HSE & IPAF]


PPE Required: Yes
Training Delivery: At our training centre or on-site

Course overview

Course content

  • Health & Safety regulations and legislation
  • Accident control and prevention
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Working at Height Regulations
  • Operation and safe manoeuvre of machines
  • Pre-use inspection
  • Auxilliary and manual descent procedure
  • Theory test and practical assessment

Course objectives

To instruct an operator to prepare and operate various types of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) in particular any boom lifts that do not have outriggers so that you can drive the machine whilst elevated.

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Be aware of the relevant Health & Safety regulations
  • Be aware of accident prevention and control
  • Be aware of the needs regarding personnel protection
  • Be aware of the need to refer to the machine operating manual
  • Drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre the machine as required, to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner, both inside and outside of a building

Who should attend

This programme is designed for the operators of MEWPs, for the renewal of PAL cards, or for those looking to learn how to operate MEWPs. This course will consist of classroom based tutorials, demonstrations and practical and written tests.

PPE Required: Yes
Training Required: At our training centre or on-site